A guide to uninstall G DATA INTERNET SECURITY from your PC

G DATA INTERNET SECURITY is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by G DATA Software AG. Additional info about G DATA Software AG can be read here. The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files\G DATA\InternetSecurity directory. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's choice. C:\ProgramData\G Data\Setups\{AC68D2FF-1674-4C16-A536-A69FC11BBD82}\setup.exe /InstallMode=Uninstall /_DoNotShowChange=true is the full command line if you want to remove G DATA INTERNET SECURITY. The application's main executable file is called GDSC.exe and it has a size of 2.52 MB (2641528 bytes).

G DATA INTERNET SECURITY is comprised of the following executables which occupy 35.47 MB (37196360 bytes) on disk:

  • ASK.exe (421.62 KB)
  • AVK.exe (421.62 KB)
  • avkcmd.exe (1.19 MB)
  • AVKService.exe (944.12 KB)
  • AVKWCtl.exe (2.77 MB)
  • avkwscpe.exe (437.12 KB)
  • BootCDWizard.exe (1.71 MB)
  • GDGadgetInst32.exe (3.38 MB)
  • RansomwareRemovalHelper.exe (312.12 KB)
  • RansomwareRemovalResultNotifier.exe (2.71 MB)
  • iupdateavk.exe (1.49 MB)
  • setup.exe (2.01 MB)
  • UpdateGUI.exe (2.43 MB)
  • AvkCKS.exe (289.62 KB)
  • AVKKid.exe (429.12 KB)
  • AVKTray.exe (2.19 MB)
  • AutorunDelayLoader.exe (424.12 KB)
  • GDFirewallTray.exe (1.78 MB)
  • GDFwAdmin.exe (421.62 KB)
  • GDFwSvc.exe (2.43 MB)
  • InitInst.exe (4.22 MB)
  • GDLog.exe (646.62 KB)
  • GDSC.exe (2.52 MB)
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When you're planning to uninstall G DATA INTERNET SECURITY you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall G DATA INTERNET SECURITY:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G Data\InternetSecurity

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G Data\InternetSecurity\Common\AVKRes.it.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G Data\InternetSecurity\DelayLoader\AutorunDelayLoader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G Data\InternetSecurity\DelayLoader\DelayLoad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\G Data\InternetSecurity\DelayLoader\DelayLoad.it.dll

Usually the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{AC68D2FF-1674-4C16-A536-A69FC11BBD82}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\GDSetup\{AC68D2FF-1674-4C16-A536-A69FC11BBD82}\Settings\INSTALLDIR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\GDSetup\{AC68D2FF-1674-4C16-A536-A69FC11BBD82}\Settings\SetupFolder
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\G Data\InternetSecurity\GUI\GDSC.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\G Data\InternetSecurity\GUI\GDSC.exe.FriendlyAppName

How to remove G DATA INTERNET SECURITY with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

G DATA INTERNET SECURITY is a program marketed by G DATA Software AG. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall G DATA INTERNET SECURITY 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find G DATA INTERNET SECURITY or simply activate the Search feature and type in "G DATA INTERNET SECURITY". If it is installed on your PC the G DATA INTERNET SECURITY application will be found very quickly. When you select G DATA INTERNET SECURITY in the list of applications, the following data 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 INTERNET SECURITY, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove G DATA INTERNET SECURITY.

8. After uninstalling G DATA INTERNET SECURITY, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of G DATA INTERNET SECURITY which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing G DATA INTERNET SECURITY using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove G DATA INTERNET SECURITY by G DATA Software AG from your PC, we are not saying that G DATA INTERNET SECURITY by G DATA Software AG is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove G DATA INTERNET SECURITY 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.

2016-09-02 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-02 13:02:04.053