Remove & Uninstall Avira AntiVir Premium Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling Avira AntiVir Premium from your system? Are you looking for an effective solution to thoroughly get rid of it off the computer? Do not worry! You came to the right place, and you will be able to uninstall Avira AntiVir Premium without any difficulty.

Avira AntiVir Premium Avira AntiVir Premium Advanced protection against viruses, malware, adware, spyware, phishing.

Avira AntiVir Premium enhances the comprehensive protection of the Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus with important security and configuration functions that protect you against viruses, worms, Trojans, adware, spyware, dialers, bots and dangerous ''drive-by'' downloads. Premium functions: - Low system resources required, - AntiVir: stops all types of viruses, - AntiAdware/AntiSpyware: eliminates adware and spyware, - AntiRootkit: stops hidden rootkit threats, - AntiPhishing: proactive protection against phishing, - Enhanced AntiSpyware, - AntiDrive-by: prevents the downloading of viruses while surfing the Internet, - RescueCD: create a bootable emergency rescue CD, - Enhanced email protection, - Fast on-line licensing activation during installation. NEW: Version 9 adds: - Quick Removal: eliminate viruses at the click of a mouse button, - Netbook Support: for laptops with low resolution screens, - Optimized WebGuard: protection against malicious websites, - Redesigned user interface. Giving something back - up to five euros or 25% of every online sale goes to the Auerbach foundation that supports various social, scientific, cultural and charitable projects.

Advanced protection against viruses, malware, adware, spyware, phishing.

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling Avira AntiVir Premium If you also have this problem, you can find a useful solution for this.

It seems that there are many users who have difficulty in uninstalling software like Avira AntiVir Premium from the system. And some of them get into trouble when uninstalling the software, and some of them can uninstall the software, but to get problems after removal. Some possible problems that people run into:

  • Avira AntiVir Premium does not work as good as you thought.
  • Avira AntiVir Premium can not be uninstalled
  • Avira AntiVir Premium can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • Avira AntiVir Premium or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after Avira AntiVir Premium is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • Avira AntiVir Premium does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of Avira AntiVir Premium can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with Avira AntiVir Premium
  • There are many remnants left in the registry and hard drive
  • The .dll, .sys or other files shared with other software are deleted

Manually Uninstall Avira AntiVir Premium with Windows Add/Remove Programs.

Windows "Add/Remove Programs" offers users a way to uninstall the program, and each Operating system has a "Add/Remove programs" function.

  • Click "Start menu" and run "Control Panel".
  • Locate Avira AntiVir Premium (or Avira GmbH) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall Avira AntiVir Premium
Manually Uninstall Avira AntiVir Premium with Build-in Uninstaller.

Most computer programs are installed with its build-in uninstaller that can also help uninstall the program.

  • Click Start menu and move your mouse to All Programs.
  • Find Search Avira AntiVir Premium folder and click on its Uninstaller.
  • Follow its uninstaller and uninstall the program.

To run its uninstaller, you can also

  • Go to the folder where the program is installed.
  • Locate its uninstaller usually named as unins000.exe or uninstall.exe
  • Double click on its uninstaller and follow it to uninstall the program.

Please know that Windows "Add/Remove Programs" and its build-in uninstaller can remove only the main executable program files, but not all program files and components. Some invalid files can be left in the registry and folders. To completely uninstall Avira AntiVir Premium, you need to get rid of these remnants, otherwise, it will slow down your computer and block the installation of other incompatible programs.

To thoroughly delete its files, please follow the steps:

  • Run Registry Editor
  • Find and delete all registry entries of the program in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Avira GmbH\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avira GmbH\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\Avira GmbH\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Avira GmbH\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Avira GmbH\.

NOTE: We recommend only for advanced computer users, manually edit the registry and remove Avira AntiVir Premium because deleting any single registry error leads to a serious problem or even a system crash.