If you use Windows 95/98/Me, read How to uninstall Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition 7.x client for Windows 95/98/Me manually.
The easiest way to remove Norton AntiVirus client from a Windows NT/2000/XP computer is to run the uninstaller program from Add/Remove Programs in the
Windows Control Panel. If you cannot remove the program this way, then it must be removed from these three places:
The Start menu
The hard drive
Norton AntiVirus Client
Remove Norton AntiVirus from the registry
Note: You must have administrator permissions (read and write) to edit the registry.
WARNING: In the next steps you will edit the Windows registry. Back up the registry before you make any changes to it, because incorrect changes to the registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted files. Modify only the registry keys that are specified.
For instructions, see How to back up the Windows registry.
To remove Norton AntiVirus from the registry
- Delete the following key:
- In the left pane, delete the following keys:
- Norton AntiVirus Client
- Norton AntiVirus Server
This key is not expected on a Norton AntiVirus client, but delete it if itis presentr.
- Norton AntiVirus
- NAVCEClient Number
Norton AntiVirus is now disabled, even though traces of it remain in the registry. These traces have little impact on how your computer operates. It is not necessary to remove them.
To remove Norton AntiVirus from the Start menu and hard disk
On the Windows taskbar, right-click Start, and then click Open All Users.
Right-click the Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition folder, and then click Delete.
In Windows Explorer, open the Program Files folder
Right-click the NAVNT or NAV folder, and then click Delete.
Do one of the following, depending on your version of Windows:
Windows 2000/XP: Open the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Symantec folder.
Windows NT 4.0: Open the C:\Winnt\Profiles\All Users\Application Data\Symantec folder
Do one of the following:
If Norton AntiVirus is the only Symantec product installed, delete the Symantec folder.
If other Symantec products are installed, delete the Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition folder.
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