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A guide to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your PC

This info is about Avira Free Antivirus for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is produced by Avira. More information on Avira can be found here. Please follow if you want to read more on Avira Free Antivirus on Avira's page. Usually the Avira Free Antivirus application is installed in the C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop folder, depending on the user's option during setup. Avira Free Antivirus's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE. The application's main executable file has a size of 379.78 KB (388896 bytes) on disk and is called avcenter.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in Avira Free Antivirus. They take 11.08 MB (11614984 bytes) on disk.



  • apnstub.exe (141.70 KB)
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (5.39 MB)
  • avcenter.exe (379.78 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (449.28 KB)
  • avgnt.exe (377.28 KB)
  • avguard.exe (105.78 KB)
  • avnotify.exe (260.28 KB)
  • avrestart.exe (176.78 KB)
  • avscan.exe (611.28 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (77.28 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (56.28 KB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (541.78 KB)
  • avwebloader.exe (226.78 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (113.95 KB)
  • fact.exe (470.78 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (166.78 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (81.28 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (103.85 KB)
  • sched.exe (82.28 KB)
  • setup.exe (758.28 KB)
  • update.exe (593.28 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (45.28 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 13.0.0.2693 of Avira Free Antivirus. For more Avira Free Antivirus versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove Avira Free Antivirus.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Avira Free Antivirus:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Avira Free Antivirus:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\about.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aebb.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aecore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeemu.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeexp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aegen.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aehelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeheur.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aelidb.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeoffice.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aepack.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aerdl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aesbx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescript.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeset.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alert_level.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertcat.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alerttyp.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertvir.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldiscs.avp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldrives.avp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_bl.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_br.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_ml.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_mr.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_tl.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_tr.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_btn_gray_hover.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_btn_gray_normal.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_phone.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_red_arrow.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_video.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir.oem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir0.rdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apcfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnstub.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apntoolbarinstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avacl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avadmin.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avarkt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avbb.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.cpl
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfigrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvcr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtlog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgio.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avinet.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipbb.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipbb.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipc64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avlode.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avlode.rdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avmres.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avpref.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.yml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrep.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrestart.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscanrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscplr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avshadow.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsmtp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avupgsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloadergui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwin.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwinll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwmi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwsc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\bg_b.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\bg_bl.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\bg_br.jpg

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirSchedulerService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirService\ImagePath




A way to erase Avira Free Antivirus from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avira Free Antivirus is an application marketed by Avira. Sometimes, computer users try to remove it. This is hard because doing this by hand takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE approach to remove Avira Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Avira Free Antivirus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Avira Free Antivirus". If it exists on your system the Avira Free Antivirus program will be found very quickly. When you click Avira Free Antivirus in the list of programs, the following information about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Avira Free Antivirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Avira Free Antivirus:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.avira.com/free-av
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Avira Free Antivirus.
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8. After uninstalling Avira Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Avira Free Antivirus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Avira Free Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus by Avira from your computer, we are not saying that Avira Free Antivirus by Avira is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-23 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 06:36:05.917