Steps To Uninstall Adaware Antivirus

Uninstall Adaware Antivirus

Sometimes, you might want to uninstall the antivirus that you have previously installed on your computer. In such cases, you will have to follow a step-by-step procedure to uninstall Adaware antivirus from your system.

Procedure To Uninstall Adaware

  • The first step in uninstalling the adaware antivirus is to ensure that the program window is closed.
  • As the next step, you have to navigate to the Control Panel on your computer.
  • Now, select Programs and then click the Programs and Features option.
  • Choose adaware antivirus.
  • You can either click the uninstall button directly or follow the steps given here:
  • Click on the Change button.
  • Once the Change dialog box appears, choose the Remove adaware antivirus option.
  • Then, click on the Next button.
  • In the window that displays next, you will see the Uninstall ad-aware antivirus message. In this window, click the Remove button.
  • Once you uninstall adaware antivirus, Windows will assume that your system is left unprotected. Therefore, Windows Defender and Windows Firewall will be turned on automatically.
  • After the uninstallation of adaware antivirus, you might not want Windows Defender and/or Windows Firewall to be turned on. If that is the case, you have two choices:
  • Click the Skip button in the current window (where you see the Turn on Windows Defender and the Turn on Windows Firewall options).
  • Deselect the checkboxes next to the Turn on Windows Defender and the Turn on Windows Firewall options. Then, click on the Next button.

Important Notes:

  • In case Windows Defender or Windows Firewall is not available on your system, then the corresponding checkbox will be disabled.
  • In case you have installed the adaware antivirus software in the Compatible Mode, or if the Defender and Firewall have been turned on already, the screen with the Turn on Windows Defender and Turn on Windows Firewall options will not be displayed on your monitor.
  • Now, you will see a confirmation section that asks you to confirm the uninstallation of the adaware antivirus. In other words, you will find the Uninstall ad-aware antivirus? message. Here, you have to click on the Yes button.
  • Now, you will get to see the uninstallation process in progress.
  • In the next window, to complete the uninstallation, click on the Reboot Now button. This step is unnecessary in case you have installed the adaware antivirus in the Compatible Mode.

We have now seen the steps involved in uninstall Adaware antivirus from your computer.


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