From the list of products, choose the one you would like to uninstall. We assure you that in our tools there is no built in malicious programs. I started this site as a technical guide for myself and it has grown into what I hope is a useful reference for all. In reality though, they are hindrance for the majority of users that just want the antivirus and are not interested in any of the other products. Based on two most common Windows operating system, I listed steps separately in two parts. Step 1: Download Max Uninstaller here, install it in your computer.
Keep in mind that manual steps is can be dangerous sometimes, use this manual solution at your own risk. Well, it will definitely slow down the system performance. I've been working in technology for over 20 years in a wide range of tech jobs from Tech Support to Software Testing. Find Avira Service Host, select it and press Stop. However, it is reported that this tool is not 100% work on the removal and always leave a bit user files and registry entries behind. We are not responsible for any illegal actions you do with theses files.
Funny how it being on by default turns into me having given my consent. There is no setting for that. If you wish to thank me, please do so by as she is in a battle against Cancer. There is another way to do this which is to install the trial version of Antivirus, choose to uninstall it and you will be offered the chance to revert to the free version. The addition of the registry key fools Avira into thinking Connect is still installed. This Tool has been developed in C++ programming language.
Yet since you have arrived here, we shall not make a disappointment. Filed Under: Tagged With: Reader Interactions Just so you all know, also…. Your computer will need to restart. I think I may well go back to Norton. The service name is invalid.
If you have already opened Avira or rebooted before adding the registry file and are having issues, you need to reinstall Connect. Then you click on Uninstall a program belonging to the Programs section and will see a list of current programs installed on your machine. After Connect has been uninstalled, download the following registry file to match your system: Run the registry file and import the data to your registry. The problem is Zen and Connect are integrated into the free antivirus packages and refuse to let you while the antivirus is installed. And select the product from the drop down list. In fact, the process is quite easy and involves only a few steps.
If Connect gets enabled in a future update, simply run the script to turn it off again. If you prefer not to go into the registry yourself, you can download this ready made which will automatically delete the key for you when you double click on it. I am using Windows 10. Now its worse than the malware I try and keep off my system. For steps on Windows 10, view here. The desktop and Start Menu icons no longer work as they point to the Zen launcher. Link Scanner Helps you avoid dangerous websites by scanning clicked links for threats and warning you of anything suspicious.
It is not recommended that you use your computer online without virus protection of some kind enabled. WiFi Guard Helps you avoid malicious hotspots used by hackers by warning you when you connect to an unsecure WiFi network. Above are the direct links. We recommend 1 hour which is typically enough to let you do your thing, yet not long enough to get infected in case you forget to turn it back on. The tray icons also take you to the launcher instead of opening the antivirus main interface. File Shredder Did you know that files deleted from your Recycle Bin can still be recovered? Anytime our antivirus encounters an unknown threat, it uploads it to our ThreatLabs team for analysis. All in all, this tool is provided by the program developer and still worth a try.
It is recommended that you enable another antivirus program to replace it, such as Windows Defender. Please be sure to save all your work and close all open documents. You can choose from 10 minutes up to permanently. You need to disable the Avira ServiceHost Service and stop the tray launcher executable running when Windows boots. If first method is not working for you then you should use to remove it. Make sure to get the correct 32-bit or 64-bit version for your system. The first step of removal shall be finished within a few minutes.