How I Remove (Uninstall) My Norton Antivirus?

How do I completely remove Norton Antivirus?

To eradicate the Norton Antivirus from your device, you need to download the Norton Remove and Reinstall Tool. You need to run this tool on your device to uninstall the antivirus.

Steps to Uninstall Norton Antivirus:

  1. Go to your browser and search for Norton Remove and Reinstall Tool,
  2. Download the application and choose desktop on the saved location,
  3. After installation of the tool, open it on your window,
  4. Double-click on the icon of NRnR,
  5. Read the terms & conditions and then tick on the Agree option,
  6. Go to the menu,
  7. Select the Advanced options,
  8. Next, choose the Remove Only option,
  9. Hit the Remove button to confirm,
  10. Then restart your window by clicking the Restart Button.
  11. Running the tool, your Norton Antivirus will be removed entirely from your device.

If you require any help and need to talk with an expert at Norton, you may take help from the experts on their official website. On the Quick help page of Norton, you will find different ways to contact them anytime regarding assistance.

Why can't I uninstall Norton from my computer? 

There are many reasons why one can not uninstall Norton from their computer. The reasons might be:

  1. Corrupt Installation Files,
  2. Conflicting Antivirus Software,
  3. Old Version of Norton 
  4. To remove Norton, you can download the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool, which will thoroughly remove the antivirus from your computer.

What happens if you uninstall Norton Antivirus? 

Suppose you uninstall the Norton antivirus from your computer. In that case, it will only be removed from your computer, and you will not be able to use your antivirus software to protect your data. But it does not mean that your subscription will discontinue automatically. To prevent the auto-renewal subscription of Norton Antivirus, you need to turn off the auto-renewal button of the software. Otherwise, it will automatically renew after the expiry date, and the amount will be deducted from your account.

Why is it taking so long to uninstall Norton?

It takes a long time to uninstall Norton from yours due to the availability of system resources. You are required to download a separate tool for the uninstallation of Norton, which takes extra time, and the whole procedure makes it long. It also depends on your system how much time it takes to restart. 

How to uninstall Norton Antivirus on Mac?

If you are using the Norton Antivirus on your Mac, you need to uninstall the Norton with the given steps manually.

Steps to Uninstall Norton antivirus From Mac:

  • Close the Norton application on your Mac. If opened,
  • Go to the Finder available on the Dock,
  • Look at the left side under the Favourite section and click the “Applications “ option,
  • Locate the Norton file on the list, then select and drag it to the Trash,
  • Click on the Continue option to allow it to remove the file from your system,
  • It will ask for your password to remove the application,
  • Enter your Norton password and press the Ok button,
  • A new one will open on your screen, and there you need to click the Uninstall option,
  • Again enter the administrator account password and click on the “Install helper” option. 

After following the above steps, you need to restart your Mac to remove the Norton Antivirus from your device altogether. Now, if required, you will know how to uninstall Norton antivirus from your device entirely and discontinue using the software of your choice.

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