Bitdefender Removal instruction, How Can I Remove Bitdefender Completely
Nearly all the antivirus program share the same problem, which is hard to be removed, Bitdefender is not an exception. Many people find this program can not be removed completely, and the incomplete removal of Bitdefender will lead to errors when you try to reinstall it or install other antivirus software in your computer. Here we provide you different removal methods in case you have trouble with uninstalling Bitdefender:
Uninstall Bitdefender manually
Part1: Uninstalling Bitdefender through control penal
Same as other program, you can reach the build-in uninstaller of Bitdefender through Control Penal, this is for uninstall the main program of Bitdefender.
1. Close Bitdefender and disable all the related process.
2. Click Start Menu, go to control penal.
3. Click Uninstall a program under the Program option.
(For Windows XP/2000 user, click Add/Remove applet in the control penal window)
4. Locate Bitdefender in the program list, then perform these action
- For Windows XP: click the button Change/Remove
- For Windows Vista /7: double-click the application name
5. Click Yes in the prompt window.
6. Follow the given instruction to uninstall Bitdefender.
7. Restart your computer after the uninstall completed.
Part2: Delete registry leftover of Bitdefender
Click Start – Run, type in regedit, click OK to open Registry Editor, then navigate through the list to find out the below keys and delete them
Part3: Delete leftover folder of Bitdefender
Open My Computer, find out and delete the following folders located in C:\\
Uninstall Bitdefender automatically by Max Uninstaller
Normally the above method can help you remove Bitdefender successfully, but considering the dangerous and complexity involved in editing/modifying Windows registry, we would only recommend it to advanced PC users. For people who want an easy and effective way to uninstall Bitdefender completely, we suggest them to use Max Uninstaller. This software is specially designed to help computer user uninstall stubborn program/application/software easily without leaving any trace. Instruction as below:
Please click the button to download Max Uninstaller first
Step 1: Double click Max Uninstaller icon and follow the instruction to install it in your computer.
Step 2: Launch Max Uninstaller, check Bitdefende on the right hand list. Press “Run Analysis”
Step 3: Max Uninstaller will review uninstall program files and associated registry entries. Click Complete Uninstall to start the program uninstall process.
Step 4: Click Yes to start Bitdefende uninstall.
Step 5: Wait for the standard Bitdefende uninstall completed. Click Scan Leftovers.
Step 6: Max Uninstaller will conduct a full scan on your computer for a few minutes. When it finish scanning, click Delete Leftovers to thoroughly remove Bitdefende and remove its leftovers.
Step7: Max Uninstaller has now fully uninstall Bitdefende and deleted all the related files and extensions.
Click OK to finish and now Bitdefende is totally uninstalled and removed from your PC.