Follow Tutorials to Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 in Windows

W e’ve learned that many users are seeking solutions to completely uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017, so we’re hereby providing some helpful information for people in need.

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Here are video demonstration & specific procedures of how to uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017:

1.Click any of the blue download buttons on this page or visit the homepage to download Special Uninstaller.

2.Run it, and you can see clearly what programs are installed currently. Choose Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 and click Run Uninstaller.

Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 easily.

It will scan for all the related files and get ready for your next request, during which you may be asked for confirmation of this removal, just click Yes/OK to proceed.

3.Click Scan Leftovers when it turns to blue, then you see the all the vestiges that most users will forget to delete during the manual removal. Click Delete Leftovers to fully uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017.

Clicking BACK to refresh the list of currently installed programs, and check whether your target has gone. You can perform the same steps to remove other unwanted programs on your computer. I do hope this recommendation can be a better removal solution to you anytime.

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How to Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 Step by Step?

1.Exit the Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 program.

Most programs will automatically close or ask you to shut them down during the removal, while a few will not. To ensure a complete, smooth removal, better shut down the program as well as the related possesses that are running in the background before activating its built-in uninstaller. You can do this through the System Tray and Task Manager.

2.Locate Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 in the Programs list.

Windows 8 (Start screen): Click on the Start button, click the Down arrow, find Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 in the Apps list, right-click on it and select Uninstall at the bottom.

Windows 10 (Start menu): Right-click on the Start button, select Programs and Features, and locate Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 in the list.

3. Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 via the Programs List.

Now you should be looking at the Program List, which tells you what programs are installed on your PC, the names of them and their publishers, when they’re installed, and how much disk space they’re taking. Double-click Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 to activate its built-in uninstaller.

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4. Follow the instruction to proceed and confirm the removal.

Once its built-in uninstaller pops up, click Remove to provide confirmation.

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And when you’re prompted with options whether to save the “Quarantined files, Wallets, and File vaults” – keep them checked to save them, or uncheck them if you don’t need to reinstall this program.

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Wait until the uninstaller finishes its job, and move on to the next steps to search for the related lingering files. If you’re prompted to restart, do it right away or later, no big deal.

5. Uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 via the Registry Editor.

You can perform this step if there’s no other Bitdefender products installed on your PC.

During installation the program registers itself in the system, that’s why you can find their entries in the Registry, it also explains why sometimes you can’t run a program by simply coping the folder from somewhere else. This step is to delete the entries of Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017. But you should know that using the Registry Editor incorrectly can cuase serious issues and may result in an inoperable operting system. So don’t delete anything wrong.

Windows 8 (Start screen): Press and hold the Windows key + C to open the Charms, select Search, type “regedit” in the field, and click the result to open the Registry Editor. Then check for the following folders with the left column explorer, if found, right-click on the them and select Delete to completely uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Bitdefender\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BitDefender\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Bitdefender Agent\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Bitdefender Device Management\

Windows 10 (Start menu): Execute “regedit” in the search input field on the taskbar to open the Registry Editor. Then check for the following folders with the left column explorer, if found, right-click on the them and select Delete to completely uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2016:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Bitdefender\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BitDefender\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Bitdefender Agent\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Bitdefender Device Management\

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6. Restart the computer (Suggested).

When you install/uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017, it will register or unregister the usage of one or more .dll files. And when you choose to reboot your computer after uninstalling a program, Windows will close the program & delete any file that is no longer assigned to a program to clean up the computer. Not every program’s removal requires a restart, but I think it’s the best to follow the general idea.

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Merlene Kaminer is an experienced programmer and seasoned tech writer for SpecialUninstaller.com. Merlene Kaminer has been working for many multinational IT companies for nearly 8 years with extensive knowledge on computer management and troubleshooting.

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