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Originally Added to Website:  14 Sep 2009
Last updated:  06 Jul 2014
Vipre Security changed ownership - removed Sunbelt links and added Vipre (ThreatTrack) link

Anti-Malware Program Removal Tools:

Authentium ESP Security Suite (only up to Step 7):  http://www.authentium.com/mainv2/care.htm   No Longer Available
Avast:  http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-uninstall-utility.html
AVG Remover: http://www.avg.com/us-en/utilities
Avira: http://www.avira.com/en/support/kbdetails.php?id=135  Newer Link: http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-free-knowledgebase-detail/kbid/135
BitDefender:  http://www.bitdefender.com/KB333-en--How-to-uninstall-BitDefender.html
Bullguard Internet Security (at the bottom of the page):  http://www.bullguard.com/support/product-guides/bullguard-internet-security-guides/uninstall.aspx  
CA Antivirus:  (???  Windows Installer Cleanup Utility)  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301
-- Log in as Guest:  http://crm.my-etrust.com/CIDocument.asp?SimpleUI=1&GUID=4108E0C1AFE9460197E29A2DC1947715&ExternalCallID=0&Ver=&AddBookmark=0&KDId=3125
Comodo (requires registration):  http://forums.comodo.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17220.0;attach=17692
         - New Link:   https://forums.comodo.com/install-setup-configuration-help-cis/uninstaller-tool-for-comodo-products-t71897.0.html
ESET:  http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN2289
         - http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN2788
F-secure:  http://support.f-secure.com/enu/corporate/downloads/removeav.shtml  or  ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/tools/uitool/
GData AVCleaner 2012:  http://www.gdatasoftware.co.uk/support/downloads/tools  Direct download Link:  https://www.gdatasoftware.co.uk/?eID=PushFile&dl=f4b2f2fd23%3AAFEIBgU%3D
Kasapersky:  http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208279463
Lavasoft AdAware:  http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=28
        - Otherwise use:  Button in program, Windows Control Panel...Programs...Uninstall a program, or use the Revo Uninstaller.
        - I wonder if the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility would help?  Free here:    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301
Live One Care:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/930159
McAfee Consumer Products Removal tool (link found 30 Jun 2012:  http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?lc=1033&id=CS41013 ):  http://service.mcafee.com/faqdocument.aspx?id=TS101331&lang=en_US&prior_tid=2&AnswerID=16777216&turl==http%3A%2F%2Fkb.mcafee.com%2Finfocenter%2Findex%3Fpage%3Dcontent%26id%3DTS101331%26actp%3Dsearch%26viewlocale%3Den_US
       (Direct Download:  http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/MCPR.exe )
             - McAfee Agent 4.0:  https://mysupport.mcafee.com/Eservice/templatepage.aspx?sURL=3&pl=0
             - VirusScan Enterprise 8.7i:  https://mysupport.mcafee.com/Eservice/templatepage.aspx?sURL=3&pl=0
             - Links to remove VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i to 8.8i:  https://community.mcafee.com/docs/DOC-2371
MSSE (Microsoft Security Essentials) Manual removal instructions:  http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/protect_start/need-microsoft-security-essentials-removal-tool/e196ffc8-5b8e-4ead-9dce-dd168278e5fe
            Further instructions here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2635095
Norman Security Suite:  http://download.norman.no/manuals/eng/Broken_Uninstall_&_Repair.pdf
Norton Removal Tool:  http://us.norton.com/support/kb/web_view.jsp?wv_type=public_web&docurl=20080710133834EN
Outpost Firewall (also used as the Bullguard firewall):  http://www.outpostfirewall.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7173
Panda:  http://www.pandasecurity.com/enterprise/support/card?id=70018&idIdioma=2
PCTools (manual removal):  http://www.pctools.com/forum/showthread.php?46595-Uninstall-PCTools-problems&p=186034#post186034
Sophos:  http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/12360.html
Sunbelt CounterSpy:  http://sunbelt-software.com/support/vc/CClean.exe
Sunbelt Vipre:  http://sunbelt-software.com/support/vc/VClean.exe
SuperAntiSpyware:  http://www.superantispyware.com/download.html
            - Direct download link - 32 bit:    http://www.superantispyware.com/downloads/SASUNINST.EXE
            - Direct download link - 64 bit:    http://www.superantispyware.com/downloads/SASUNINST64.EXE
Trend Micro:  http://esupport.trendmicro.com/1/How-do-I-remove-old-or-new-versions-of-Trend-Micro-products-in-my-comp.aspx
Vipre (ThreatTrack Security):  http://support.threattracksecurity.com/support/solutions/articles/1000070702-how-to-manually-remove-vipre-antivirus-or-vipre-internet
            - They also suggest this tool:  http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall
WebRoot: (direct download link)  http://download.webroot.com/SSCCleanup.exe
                - Instructions at:  http://www5.nohold.net/Webroot/ukp.aspx?pid2&ruleid=157
                - CleanWDF.exe (firewall removal tool) direct download http://download.webroot.com/CleanWDF.exe
                - WRUpgradeTool.exe (upgrade/cleanup tool) direct download http://download.webroot.com/WRUpgradeTool.exe
ZoneAlarm (direct download link): (LINK DOESN'T WORK)  http://download.zonealarm.com/bin/free/support/cpes_clean.exe  http://download.zonealarm.com/bin/free/support/download/clean.exe
http://server.iad.liveperson.net/hc/s-28464961/cmd/kbresource/kb-1955971313208412223/view_question!PAGETYPE?sq=cpes%5fclean&sf=101113&sg=1&st=551733&documentid=392324&action=view

http://server.iad.liveperson.net/hc/s-28464961/cmd/kbresource/kb-6014522011697344768/view_question!PAGETYPE?sq=uninstall%2bzonealarm&sf=101113&sg=1&st=731456&documentid=345300&action=view

http://server.iad.liveperson.net/hc/s-28464961/cmd/kbresource/kb-376526157302957967/view_question!PAGETYPE?sc=7&sf=101133&documentid=344897&action=view|


Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software (ESET KB article dated 06 Dec 2011):  http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN146
               http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/msestart/thread/2f8fa0b8-501c-4c6e-8858-f64aa377e587/
                http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301
                http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/msestart/thread/c86fd37f-52a4-46b1-8989-41a72eec2361 (32nd post (about way down the page by Stephen Boots))

Another set of listings (dated June 27, 2012) - thanks to Corrine:
http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN146
http://singularlabs.com/uninstallers/
http://www.appremover.com/
Another listing (dated June 27, 2012) - thanks to JMH:
http://www.techspot.com/guides/549-clean-antivirus-removal/
Another listing (dated June 24, 2008):
http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php?topic=59979.0
Other listings:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/protect_start/list-of-anti-malware-program-cleanupuninstall/407bf6da-c05d-4546-8788-0aa4c25a1f91
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/2009/05/05/comprehensive-list-of-uninstallers-or-removal-tools-for-antivirus-software/
http://windows7forums.com/blue-screen-death-bsod/50402-removal-tools-antivirus-software-drivers.html
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Other uninstallers:
Acronis CleanUp Utility: http://forum.acronis.com/forum/5555#comment-20421