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How To Uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection Mac?

Uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection Mac

The following instructions explain how to uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection from Mac.You can uninstall the Symantec software from your Mac computer using the administrative user credentials or the uninstaller tool called RemoveSymantecMacFiles. The below section explains both the methods to Uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection Mac.

Uninstall using the Administrative user credentials

  • Launch the Symantec Endpoint Protection software installed on your Mac computer.
  • Now, go to the Symantec Endpoint Protection menu.
  • Locate and click on the Uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection option.
  • Now, initiate the uninstallation process by clicking the Uninstall button available on the screen.
  • As soon as you click it, a pop-up dialog box prompting you to enter your Mac computer credentials will appear on the screen.
  • Type your Mac computer’s security key or password in the given field.
  • Click the Install Helper button.
  • Similarly, when the dialog box with the following message “Symantec Endpoint Protection is trying to modify a system extension” is displayed, type your Mac computer’s username and password in the given fields.
  • Click OK. Once the Symantec application is uninstalled successfully, click on the Restart Now button to reboot your Mac computer and save the changes.

Uninstall using the RemoveSymantecmacFiles.zip uninstaller file

  • Initially, make sure that you have downloaded the Symantec uninstaller file (RemoveSymantecFiles.zip) for your Mac computer.
  • Now, extract the downloaded file. To do so, open the Downloads folder on your computer.
  • Locate and click on the RemoveSymantecMacFiles.zip file, followed by the RemoveSymantecMacFiles folder.
  • In the opened folder window, open RemoveSymantecFiles.command by double-clicking on it.
  • Click on the Open button.
  • In the opened window, type your Mac computer password if prompted.
  • Press the Enter button.
  • Perform the on-screen instructions to uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection from Mac.

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