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HOW TO REMOVE BITDEFENDER FROM MAC OR PC?

by Edward Lewis consultant

The majority of us know that Bitdefender is an effective antivirus software, but if you want to switch to another one, then you need to know the method of removing it. People face a lot of problems while removing it, so go through this blog carefully to avoid such issues.

The blog is applicable to Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 users. It is also applicable to newer versions of the Mac operating system.

Removing Bitdefender on Windows

  1. Firstly, write ‘Programs’ in the search bar.
  2. Then, choose ‘Add or Remove Programs’ in your Windows 10 device. Otherwise, choose ‘Programs and Features’ if you are using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.
  3. After that, with the help of the search box search and choose Bitdefender Antivirus.
  4. Next, choose Uninstall.
  5. Then, again press Uninstall.
  6. If it needs administrator approval, provide that.
  7. Note that Bitdefender might ask if you wish to move further of the uninstallation process.
  8. Choose Yes for giving confirmation for the same.
  9. As soon as the removal procedure gets completed, choose Finish.

Removing Bitdefender Agent from Windows

  1. Firstly, write ‘Programs’ into the search box and choose ‘Add or Remove Programs’ in Windows 10. Otherwise, choose ‘Programs and Features’ if you are using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.
  2. Next, find ‘Bitdefender’ one more time.
  3. Then, choose the Bitdefender Agent.
  4. After that, choose Uninstall.
  5. Next, click on Uninstall one more time.
  6. Then, give some time to this process of un-installation to get over.

Removing Bitdefender on Mac operating system

  1. Firstly, visit the Finder.
  2. Then, press on Go.
  3. After that, click on Utilities.
  4. Next, click on BitdefenderUninstaller for beginning the uninstallation task.
  5. As soon as the pop-up menu gets displayed- It shall ask you to give confirmation to the selection, press on Uninstall.
  6. If required, give your administrator password.
  7. Lastly, give some time for the uninstallation task to get over.

Fully remove Bitdefender on Mac operating system

  1. Firstly, go to Macintosh HD.
  2. After that, press on the Library.
  3. Next, search for the Bitdefender folder.
  4. You can press and move the folder to Trash or else do a right-click on the folder and press on ‘Move to Trash’. If it needs your administrator password, provide that.
  5. Note that the Bitdefender symbol might be present in the Dock. If it is, do a right-click and press on Options followed by Remove from Dock.
  6. Next, search for Macintosh HD.
  7. After that, press on the Library.
  8. Then, tap on Application Support.
  9. Next, search Antivirus for the Mac folder. It is the location for quarantined things. If you wish to remove these as well, then press and move the complete folder to Trash.

Edward Lewis is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. He writes about the latest updates regarding central.bitdefender.com and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

 

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