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A guide to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Avira Free Antivirus for Windows. It is written by Avira. Check out here where you can find out more on Avira. More info about the software Avira Free Antivirus can be found at . Avira Free Antivirus is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop folder, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the program. You can uninstall Avira Free Antivirus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. Avira Free Antivirus's primary file takes about 298.95 KB (306128 bytes) and is named avcenter.exe.

The executables below are part of Avira Free Antivirus. They occupy an average of 8.37 MB (8781480 bytes) on disk.



  • apnstub.exe (139.88 KB)
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (3.35 MB)
  • avcenter.exe (298.95 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (310.95 KB)
  • avgnt.exe (252.45 KB)
  • avguard.exe (107.45 KB)
  • avhlp.exe (64.95 KB)
  • avnotify.exe (204.45 KB)
  • avrestart.exe (177.95 KB)
  • avscan.exe (478.95 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (78.45 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (57.70 KB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (452.95 KB)
  • avwebloader.exe (228.95 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (114.41 KB)
  • fact.exe (436.95 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (128.95 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (79.95 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (103.85 KB)
  • sched.exe (84.20 KB)
  • setup.exe (730.95 KB)
  • update.exe (563.95 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (46.70 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 12.0.0.189 of Avira Free Antivirus. Click on the links below for other Avira Free Antivirus versions:

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Avira Free Antivirus has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

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

Files remaining:
  • 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\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\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\antivir.oem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir0.rdf
  • 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\avghook.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\avhlp.exe
  • 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\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.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe
  • 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\build.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanex.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanexrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccev.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgen.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccguard.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchips.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchipsrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmainrc.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirSchedulerService\ImagePath




A way to delete Avira Free Antivirus from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avira Free Antivirus is a program released by Avira. Sometimes, users want to remove it. This is easier said than done because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY procedure to remove Avira Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
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4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Avira Free Antivirus or simply click the Search field and type in "Avira Free Antivirus". If it exists on your system the Avira Free Antivirus application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Avira Free Antivirus in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Avira Free Antivirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Avira Free Antivirus:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.avira.com/fr/free-av
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Avira Free Antivirus.
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8. After removing Avira Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Avira Free Antivirus that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Avira Free Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation 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 simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-09-04 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-04 01:31:14.560