How to uninstall Avira using Avira Uninstaller Tool?

The Avira antivirus product does not have an official uninstaller tool. However, there are some third-party uninstaller tools for Avira. If you wish, you can download those uninstaller tools and uninstall Avira antivirus software from your computer.

Uninstall Avira
  • Use a web browser to download the uninstaller tool for Avira.
  • The uninstaller file will be downloaded to the Downloads folder on your computer.
  • Unzip the file and run the uninstaller.
  • Follow the on-screen guidelines to complete the uninstallation.
  • Restart your computer after uninstalling Avira.

Other than this, you can make use of the Uninstall feature on a Windows operating system and the Avira Uninstall utility on a Mac computer to remove the Antivirus software. You can also manually remove the files and folders.

Avira Manual Uninstall


The steps to uninstall Avira antivirus software manually are given in this section. This method should be carried out only when the conventional method fails. The steps are:

  • Download the Avira Registry Cleaner from the official website.
  • Now, reboot your Windows computer in Safe mode.
  • Go to the Control Panel window and select Folder Options.
  • Select the View tab and enable Show Hidden Files and Folders.
  • Then, click OK to save the changes.
  • Now, delete the Avira folder from the following directories.
  • C:\Program Files\
  • C:\ProgramData\
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\
  • Now, locate the downloaded Avira Registry Cleaner file, right-click on it, and select the Run as administrator option.
  • Click the Accept button, activate the control box of Avira, and click the Remove button.
  • Once it is done, restart your Windows computer.
  • Now, open the Command Prompt terminal and type the netsh winsock reset command. Press the Enter key to reset the Windows socket.
  • Restart your computer again.
  • This will remove all Avira-related files from your computer.


The steps given here would help you to remove the Avira antivirus software on your Mac computer manually using the Terminal utility.

  • Click the Go menu, select the Utilities option, and select Terminal.
  • When the Terminal window is launched, type the following command: /Applications/Utilities/
  • This will completely remove Avira from your Mac computer.
  • Restart the Mac computer.

Uninstall Avira Antivirus Windows 10

This is the conventional method to uninstall the Avira antivirus from your Windows 10 computer. Follow the instructions as given below.

  • Click the Windows icon on the desktop and open the Settings window.
  • Select the System option and then select Apps & features.
  • From the list of applications, select the Avira antivirus and click the Uninstall button beside it.
  • If the OS prompts for User Account Control, click the Yes button.
  • Click Yes in the Avira Setup window to uninstall it.
  • After uninstalling the software, if prompted for a restart of your computer, acknowledge by clicking Yes.

Avira Mac Uninstall

The methods to uninstall Avira antivirus on a Mac computer are as follows:

Method 1:

  • Open the Finder from the Dock on your Mac computer.
  • Now, click the Go menu and select Applications.
  • In the Applications window, locate the Avira antivirus icon.
  • Click and drag the Avira icon into the Bin of your computer.
  • If prompted, enter the admin password.
  • Now, the Avira antivirus software will be removed from your Mac computer.
  • Open the Bin and clear it to completely remove the Avira antivirus software.
  • Restart your Mac computer immediately.

Method 2:

  • Click the Go menu from the top of the desktop and select the Utilities.
  • Locate and double-click the Avira-Uninstall icon to launch it.
  • When it prompts to delete the quarantined files, confirm as required.
  • If prompted, enter your Mac admin password.
  • This will uninstall Avira antivirus software from your Mac computer.
  • Once it is completed, restart your device.