Avira Free Antivirus for Mac
As you know, it is very important to uninstall unwanted and unused software from your system, as it increases your system performance and even can improve your battery life. This short uninstall guide will provide you with the information how to remove Avira Free Antivirus for Mac and Avira Antivirus Pro for Mac from your system.
In addition, keep in mind that simply dragging the Avira Antivirus for Mac icon to Trash will not remove the program. If you want to remove the program correctly, continue reading this article.
Avira Antivirus for Mac is deeply anchored in the Apple operating system, that is why users need Avira uninstall tool that will remove the application from your operating system correctly.
Avira Free Antivirus for Mac or Avira Antivirus Pro for Mac can be removed via the terminal or utilities. In addition, the application can be removed via the third-party app called App Cleaner.
Uninstall Avira Antivirus for Mac via the Terminal
If you want to uninstall Avira Antivirus via the terminal, first, open the Terminal and type sudo sh /Volumes/Macintosh HD/Applications/Utilities/Avira-Uninstall.app/Contents/MacOS/uninstall , enter your password if required and reboot your system.
Uninstall Avira Antivirus for Mac via the Utilities
If you want to uninstall Avira Antivirus for Mac via Utilities, follow these steps:
- In the Finder menu bar, select Go and then Utilities.
- Double-click the Avira-Uninstall icon in order to launch the uninstallation wizard. (You can also start the Avira uninstallation wizard by clicking Applications and dragging afterward the Avira – Uninstall logo to the trash).
- The system will request your administrator’s credentials. Type your user name and password to continue.
- Finally, after the system will prompt you the Uninstallation successfully completed, press the Done button and Avira Antivirus for Mac will be removed from your computer.
Avira Removal Tool
If you cannot find the Avira-Uninstall icon, you can download a free application called App Cleaner from the App Store. Simply launch the application, and it will start scanning all applications on your Mac and will display you a list of installed apps in a left section of the screen. Find the Avira icons and check them. By clicking the Remove button, the application will remove Avira completely from your system.
Do not forget that your Mac needs to be protected, so make sure to reinstall Avira Antivirus for Mac or choose a different antivirus and security application.