Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac uninstall guide

by Jake Doevan - -
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This short step-by-step guide will provide users with the information on how to correctly uninstall Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac from the system. So if you want to remove the Trend Micro Antivirus from your Mac, continue reading.

Keep in mind that all the programs installed on your system take additional space and use system resources. That is why it is very important to uninstall all unused and unwanted programs from your Mac, thus, this will increase its’ performance, speed and battery life.

However, simply dragging the application’s icon to Trash will not remove the program completely and correctly.

Uninstall Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac

There are three types of uninstalling methods, including uninstall using the Uninstaller, Diagnostic Toolkit or Installer File.

Remove Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac using the Uninstaller

The first method is to remove Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac using the Uninstaller. In order to do so, please complete the following steps:

  1. Launch the Spotlight search box and type Trend Micro.
  2. The list of options will appear. Select the Uninstall Trend Micro Antivirus option.
  3. Then, you will require to enter your Mac credentials.
  4. Finally, click the Uninstall button.

Remove Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac using the Diagnostic Toolkit

If you prefer to remove the Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac using the Diagnostic, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch the Spotlight search box and type Trend Micro.
  2. The list of options will appear. Find the Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit and select.
  3. If necessary enter your Mac credentials.
  4. Finally, click Uninstall.

Remove Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac using the Installer File

If you prefer to uninstall Trend Micro using the installer file, follow the steps below:

  1. Firstly, download the disk image (.DMG) or the installer file from the official Trend Micro website. If you have an old installer file, you can also use the old one.
  2. Launch the installer file.
  3. Open the User Support folder.
  4. Select the Trend Micro Antivirus Diagnostic Toolkit from the list.
  5. If required, enter your Mac credentials.
  6. Finally, click the Uninstall button.

Congratulations! If everything is done correctly, Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac should be removed from your system. However, do not forget that once the antivirus is removed, your Mac is unprotected and vulnerable to various cyber threats, attacks, and malware. If you want to keep your Mac protected and secured make sure to install updated Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac or use a different Mac Security and Antivirus application.

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