A guide to uninstall G DATA ANTIVIRUS from your system

This info is about G DATA ANTIVIRUS for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by G DATA Software AG. Open here where you can read more on G DATA Software AG. The application is often located in the C:\Program Files\G DATA\AntiVirus directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing G DATA ANTIVIRUS is C:\ProgramData\G Data\Setups\{B6388178-D183-4AD3-A191-8211743B021C}\setup.exe /InstallMode=Uninstall /_DoNotShowChange=true. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. GDSC.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 2.47 MB (2587768 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed along with G DATA ANTIVIRUS. They occupy about 19.16 MB (20087672 bytes) on disk.

  • AVK.exe (415.62 KB)
  • avkcmd.exe (1.19 MB)
  • AVKService.exe (942.62 KB)
  • AVKWCtl.exe (2.74 MB)
  • avkwscpe.exe (424.62 KB)
  • BootCDWizard.exe (1.71 MB)
  • GDGadgetInst32.exe (3.38 MB)
  • RansomwareRemovalHelper.exe (312.12 KB)
  • RansomwareRemovalResultNotifier.exe (2.71 MB)
  • AVKTray.exe (1.86 MB)
  • AutorunDelayLoader.exe (424.12 KB)
  • GDLog.exe (646.62 KB)
  • GDSC.exe (2.47 MB)
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The current web page applies to G DATA ANTIVIRUS version only. You can find below info on other application versions of G DATA ANTIVIRUS:

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G DATA ANTIVIRUS has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall G DATA ANTIVIRUS from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G DATA\AntiVirus
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\G DATA ANTIVIRUS

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G DATA\AntiVirus\AVK\AVK.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G DATA\AntiVirus\AVK\AVK.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G DATA\AntiVirus\AVK\AVK.fr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G DATA\AntiVirus\AVK\avkcmd.exe

Usually the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{24625623-5F26-47A2-9B7D-18B2197D2AC9}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{2516ABBA-5DB4-455B-8F58-92DCD78E2DD9}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{C6674ACA-8BC5-4A19-8AC8-236D86DE3120}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{DF41397D-7298-4342-8CCD-692351E117D0}

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{11B51846-A205-48FD-A0D2-6AC01E1892BC}\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2E0299CA-5126-439D-B801-45FC6B26209E}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{33DFED14-6F26-441F-AF0C-291CD30626F1}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{4EC5E243-09BC-407F-8C8C-F47AD2D76758}\InprocServer32\

A way to erase G DATA ANTIVIRUS from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

G DATA ANTIVIRUS is a program offered by G DATA Software AG. Frequently, users try to remove this application. Sometimes this can be hard because uninstalling this manually requires some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE solution to remove G DATA 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 on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate G DATA ANTIVIRUS or simply activate the Search field and type in "G DATA ANTIVIRUS". If it is installed on your PC the G DATA ANTIVIRUS application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select G DATA ANTIVIRUS in the list , the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding G DATA ANTIVIRUS, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall G DATA ANTIVIRUS.

8. After removing G DATA ANTIVIRUS, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong G DATA ANTIVIRUS which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing G DATA ANTIVIRUS using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove G DATA ANTIVIRUS by G DATA Software AG from your PC, nor are we saying that G DATA ANTIVIRUS by G DATA Software AG is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove G DATA ANTIVIRUS in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-01-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-01-28 07:12:29.390