Why My Kaspersky Won't Uninstall?

The Problematic Scenario

Kaspersky won't uninstall - You are not able to uninstall Kaspersky Internet Security 16 completely from your Windows 10 computer. You have uninstalled it from the list of programs, but you find that it remains in the C drive. It also runs from the C drive. You have tried using a third-party uninstaller and attempted to delete it from the registry. Then, you have tried utilizing another similar uninstaller. However, Kaspersky Internet Security 16 is present in the C drive and keeps running from there. When you attempt to delete Kaspersky Internet Security 16 manually, you are unable to do it because you see a message that says the software is currently being used. In short, the Kaspersky app on your computer just won’t uninstall how much ever you try. Since kaspersky Internet Security 16 has expired on your computer, you have already installed another Antivirus. Now, both these Antivirus programs (KIS 16 and the newly installed one) are conflicting and have slowed down your computer. You do not know what to do at this point. But you are sure that you want to uninstall KIS 16 entirely from your computer. You are just not sure how to go about it.

 Kaspersky Won't Uninstall

The Solution To The Problematic Scenario

If your Kaspersky won't uninstall from your computer, you can make use of the kavremover tool. Kavremover is a free tool used to remove/uninstall Kaspersky Lab applications, which cannot be uninstalled entirely from your computer using standard Windows tools. Now, carry out the following instructions to use the kavremover tool and remove KIS 16 from your Windows 10 computer:

  • First, download the kavremvr.exe executable file from the official website.
  • Next, run the downloaded file.
  • You will see that the End User License Agreement appears on your screen. Read it and click on the Accept button (if you agree to all the terms and conditions).
  • Now, type in the security code from the displayed image. In case you are unable to see the code clearly, you can click on the update icon to the right of the image. This action will generate a new one.
  • Choose the Kaspersky app that you want to remove/uninstall. In this case, it will be your Kaspersky Internet Security 16.
  • Next, click on the Remove button.
  • You have to wait until you see a notification that confirms the successful removal of the Kaspersky app. Click on the OK button in the notification.
  • Finally, restart your computer. You have now successfully uninstalled Kaspersky Internet Security 16 from your computer. If still your Kaspersky won't uninstall, contact our technical experts.


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