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A guide to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your PC

This web page is about Avira Free Antivirus for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by Avira. You can read more on Avira or check for application updates here. More details about Avira Free Antivirus can be found at . Avira Free Antivirus is normally installed in the C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop folder, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. You can remove 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 admin rights. avcenter.exe is the Avira Free Antivirus's primary executable file and it occupies close to 382.45 KB (391632 bytes) on disk.

Avira Free Antivirus installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 9.04 MB (9479032 bytes) on disk.



  • apnstub.exe (139.88 KB)
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (3.35 MB)
  • avadmin.exe (83.95 KB)
  • avcenter.exe (382.45 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (488.99 KB)
  • avgnt.exe (340.49 KB)
  • avguard.exe (107.45 KB)
  • avhlp.exe (64.95 KB)
  • avnotify.exe (296.99 KB)
  • avrestart.exe (177.95 KB)
  • avscan.exe (457.49 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (78.45 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (57.70 KB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (454.45 KB)
  • avwebloader.exe (227.45 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (114.93 KB)
  • fact.exe (483.49 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (169.95 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (84.95 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (103.85 KB)
  • sched.exe (84.20 KB)
  • setup.exe (699.99 KB)
  • update.exe (599.49 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (46.70 KB)
  • wsctool.exe (78.95 KB)
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This info is about Avira Free Antivirus version 12.0.0.1199 alone. You can find below a few links to other Avira Free Antivirus releases:

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Several files, folders and Windows registry data can not be deleted when you want to remove Avira Free Antivirus from your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop

The files below remain on your disk by Avira Free Antivirus's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\Avira Control Center.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\about.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aebb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aecore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeemu.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeexp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aegen.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aehelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeheur.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aelidb.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeoffice.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aepack.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aerdl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aesbx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescn.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescript.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeset.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertcat.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alerttyp.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertvir.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldiscs.avp
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldrives.avp
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir.oem
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir0.rdf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnic.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnstub.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apntoolbarinstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avacl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avarkt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avbb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.cpl
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfigrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvcr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtlog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avghook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avinet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipbb.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avmres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avpref.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.yml
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrep.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrestart.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscplr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avshadow.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsmtp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avupgsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloadergui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwin.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwinll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwmi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwsc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\build.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanex.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanexrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccev.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgen.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccguard.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchips.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchipsrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclic.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmainrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmsgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccplg.xml

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

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirSchedulerService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirWebService\ImagePath




How to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avira Free Antivirus is an application marketed by Avira. Sometimes, users want to erase this program. This is hard because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY procedure to erase Avira Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Avira Free Antivirus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Avira Free Antivirus". The Avira Free Antivirus app will be found automatically. When you click Avira Free Antivirus in the list of apps, the following data about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Avira Free Antivirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, 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/free-av
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Avira Free Antivirus.
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8. After removing Avira Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Avira Free Antivirus which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Avira Free Antivirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

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

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

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 10:08:05.193