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Remove Symantec Antivirus

How to Use:


Please note, the exact menu selections may vary between the XP theme in use or Vista.

  • Go to Start, select Settings, and choose Control Panel.
  • Select Add or Remove Programs.
  • Select Live Update (Symantec Corporation).
    • Only remove Live Update if you do not use other Symantec products. If you use other Symantec software such as Ghost or Partition Magic removal of the Live Update software will prevent these applications from receiving updates.
  • Click Remove.
  • Select Symantec Endpoint Protection.
  • Click Remove.
  • When prompted to reboot the computer, select the option to Restart.


You may remove Symantec Antivirus from a Mac by running an SAV removal utility available from Symantec's website, Click here.

Known Issues: For current UTA antivirus protection please visit - Antivirus