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How to Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus ?

The Bitdefender antivirus has two types of products that can be uninstalled. They are the paid version & the trial version. When you visit the bitdefender official website, you will notice each of the Bitdefender antivirus products comes with an uninstallation tool. All you can do is to simply visit the Bitdefender website and download the tool in the computer that has the Bitdefender product.

Let me help you out with the topics given below.

Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus

Bitdefender Won't Uninstall Mac

If you are not able to uninstall Bitdefender antivirus application the traditional way you have two more options to choose from:

  • You can choose the Bitdefender antivirus removal tool, or you can download a third-party application something like the Antivirus app cleaner to the Windows or Mac computer.
  • The Bitdefender antivirus tool will be in the Mac file directory.
  • All you have to do is to launch the uninstaller and click the Uninstall button.
  • The uninstall process is completed in a jiffy.

Uninstall Bitdefender Mac

Let me walk you through the uninstallation steps for the Mac Operating system.

  • Launch your Mac operating system.
  • Click the Go button on the taskbar on the top pane of the Mac screen.
  • Here you have to select applications and proceed in selecting the Bitdefender application.
  • The very second icon upon opening the Bitdefender application is the Bitdefender uninstaller.
  • The Bitdefender uninstaller will now display two sets of options:
  • Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac
  • Bitdefender VPN
  • Since you are dealing with the uninstallation, make the appropriate selection by clicking the checkbox Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac and click the Uninstall button.
  • If you have secured your Mac with a password, you will be asked to enter the same.
  • Upon entering the password, you will receive a message Bitdefender has been successfully uninstalled.
  • Click the close button to conclude the procedure.

Bitdefender Uninstall Tool Mac

  • The Bitdefender uninstaller tool for Mac has similar steps to the one as above.
  • The only change is you are going to use the file directory and uninstall Bitdefender antivirus application.
  • /Library/Bitdefender/Central/Agent/BitdefenderUninstaller.app
  • Follow the above file directory and finish the uninstallation.
  • The on-screen prompts will help you out.
  • Confirm the uninstallation by clicking the Uninstall button in the pop-up window.
  • Enter the Mac administrator User name and password and click the OK button.
  • You will see the uninstall progress and finally see the message ‘Bitdefender was removed from your Mac.’

Remove Bitdefender Windows 10

For a Windows operating system, the steps are similar to the likes of Mac uninstallation. Follow the directions given below:

  • Click the Start button and open the Settings page.
  • Navigate to the Apps section and find the Bitdefender application.
  • Now all you have to do is, right-click on Bitdefender application and click the Uninstall button.
  • You will be prompted with two options:
  • I want to reinstall it
  • I want to remove it permanently
  • Select I want to remove it permanently option from the two permanently, click the Next button.
  • Once you see the uninstallation process complete, you have to reboot the computer.

Bitdefender Removal Tool

  • Each of the Bitdefender antivirus application comes with a custom removal tool.
  • So it all depends on the Bitdefender product you are using.
  • Visit the Bitdefender official web page and click login on the top right corner.
  • Enter the login credentials and find out the product you are currently using.
  • Download the removal tool for the specific application.
  • All you have to do is to unzip the file and run the installation.
  • Once the tool is ready, you can just uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus from your computer.

Bitdefender Error Code 1018

  • The Bitdefender error is also called as the runtime error.
  • The error occurs when the Bitdefender application crashes during its running process.
  • The Runtime error 1018 is caused by the programs that may be of conflict to the application.
  • It can also be caused due to a bad graphic card problem or a virus-infected file.
  • The easiest fix to the runtime error is by opening the task manager.
  • You know what the task manager is useful for, it force stops the applications that may slow down the computer.
  • Press Ctrl + Alt + Del button at the same time to open the Task Manager.
  • Select the app that is running along with the Bitdefender application.
  • Click the End Task button at the bottom of the screen.
  • To Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus ,contact our technical experts by clicking the call button available on this screen.

There are few other fixes to resolve the error. You can refer to the link given above.