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How to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your PC

Avira Free Antivirus is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is developed by Avira. Additional info about Avira can be read here. Detailed information about Avira Free Antivirus can be seen at . Usually the Avira Free Antivirus application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop folder, depending on the user's option during setup. Avira Free Antivirus's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE. avcenter.exe is the Avira Free Antivirus's main executable file and it takes circa 323.22 KB (330976 bytes) on disk.

Avira Free Antivirus is composed of the following executables which take 11.55 MB (12107120 bytes) on disk:



  • apnstub.exe (141.70 KB)
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (5.39 MB)
  • avadmin.exe (82.72 KB)
  • avcenter.exe (323.22 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (416.22 KB)
  • avgnt.exe (337.22 KB)
  • avguard.exe (108.22 KB)
  • avnotify.exe (278.72 KB)
  • avrestart.exe (177.72 KB)
  • avscan.exe (624.72 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (242.22 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (56.72 KB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (552.22 KB)
  • avwebloader.exe (227.22 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (161.63 KB)
  • fact.exe (443.72 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (140.72 KB)
  • inssda64.exe (166.86 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (81.72 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (96.23 KB)
  • sched.exe (84.72 KB)
  • setup.exe (749.22 KB)
  • setuppending.exe (89.72 KB)
  • update.exe (586.22 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (45.86 KB)
  • wsctool.exe (85.22 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 13.0.0.2678 of Avira Free Antivirus. You can find here a few links to other Avira Free Antivirus releases:

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If you're planning to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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

The files below are left behind on your disk by Avira Free Antivirus's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • 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

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 PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop\ModifyPath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop\UninstallString




How to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avira Free Antivirus is a program offered by Avira. Some computer users choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY action to uninstall 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Avira Free Antivirus or simply activate the Search field and type in "Avira Free Antivirus". If it is installed on your PC the Avira Free Antivirus program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Avira Free Antivirus in the list of applications, the following data about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Avira Free Antivirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want 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/pt-br/free-av
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Avira Free Antivirus.
Uninstall Avira Free Antivirus


8. After removing Avira Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you 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 asked if you want to delete them. By removing Avira Free Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus by Avira from your computer, nor are we 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-03-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-03-21 21:28:09.097