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How to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your computer

This info is about Avira Free Antivirus for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Avira. Go over here where you can read more on Avira. More info about the app Avira Free Antivirus can be found at . The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop directory. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's decision. The full command line for removing Avira Free Antivirus is C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. avcenter.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 645.57 KB (661064 bytes) on disk.

Avira Free Antivirus installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 17.44 MB (18288344 bytes) on disk.

  • avadmin.exe (427.57 KB)
  • avcenter.exe (645.57 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (748.07 KB)
  • avgnt.exe (665.07 KB)
  • avguard.exe (430.07 KB)
  • avnotify.exe (734.57 KB)
  • avrestart.exe (499.57 KB)
  • avscan.exe (946.07 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (421.57 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (402.07 KB)
  • avwebg7.exe (1.11 MB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (1.11 MB)
  • avwebloader.exe (551.57 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (829.55 KB)
  • ccuac.exe (463.57 KB)
  • checkt.exe (392.57 KB)
  • fact.exe (770.07 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (455.57 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (456.07 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (442.07 KB)
  • offercast_avirav7_.exe (1.23 MB)
  • sched.exe (430.07 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.24 MB)
  • setuppending.exe (412.57 KB)
  • update.exe (910.57 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (390.07 KB)
  • wsctool.exe (629.07 KB)
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The current page applies to Avira Free Antivirus version alone. You can find below a few links to other Avira Free Antivirus releases:

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

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • 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\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\aevdf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apcfile.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\avgio.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
  • 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\avlode.dll
  • 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\avshadow.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebg7.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwinll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccfwmgt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccfwmgtrc.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\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\cclic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmainrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmsgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccupdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccupdrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccupdw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccwgrd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccwgrdrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccwgrdw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccwkrlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cfglib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\firewall.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gpavgio.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gpgen.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gpgenrep.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gpgrd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gpgui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gpipc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gplegacy.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\gpschd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\grdcore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\guardmsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ipmgui.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\libapr-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\libapriconv-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\libaprutil-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\msgclient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\onlcfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\rcimage.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\schedr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\shlext64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sqlite3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\PCT1NU61\logo-avira-antivirus[1].png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Avira.AntiVirus.Pro.v15.0.40.12_p30download.com.lnk

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • 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 remove Avira Free Antivirus from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avira Free Antivirus is a program released by Avira. Sometimes, computer users decide to erase this program. This is hard because performing this manually takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE manner to erase Avira Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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


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

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Avira Free Antivirus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Avira Free Antivirus". The Avira Free Antivirus app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Avira Free Antivirus in the list of apps, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left 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.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, 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. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Avira Free Antivirus.
Uninstall Avira Free Antivirus

8. After removing Avira Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Avira Free Antivirus that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Avira Free Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Avira Free Antivirus by Avira from your computer, nor are we saying that Avira Free Antivirus by Avira is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Avira Free Antivirus supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-23 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 10:51:34.703