Failed to Completely Uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware? Visit Here!

I ’ve noticed many users don’t know how to correctly uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware and other unwanted programs. If you’ re exactly one of those in need, I’m glad you’ve found here. On this page you can find effective removal solutions for Windows.

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ByteFence Anti-Malware is used to detect and remove trojans, worms, spyware, crapware and other high-risk malware. It offers real-time protection against malicious traits including potentially unwanted programs and annoying ads. One problem of security software is that they’re hard to remove, that’s why many users ended up searching for instructions on the Internet.

Just browse the page for the information you need, and feel free leave comments at the bottom for anything you don’t understand.

Uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware With An All-purpose Tool

By “All-purpose” I mean you can also try to uninstall other unwanted programs with the tool, and steps you need to go through will always be the same. Here are video demonstration & specific procedures of how to uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware:

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 ByteFence Anti-Malware and click Run Uninstaller.

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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 ByteFence Anti-Malware.

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.

How to Uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware Yourself

Here is the most complete manual instruction to go through in Windows. I’ve listed all the steps including the necessary and the optional, and you take what you need to take depending on your situation. Since operations in Windows 8/10 are almost the same, so I’m not going to separately write two parts.

Step 1: Administrative account.

In most cases we log in the operating system as an Administrator, which allows the user to make changes without being asked for password permission. If you don’t know whether you’re logging in as an Administrator, just continue and you will find out.

If you need to add another Administrator, read How to enable the built-in Administrator account in Windows 7/8/10.

Step 2: Shut down ByteFence Anti-Malware (Optional).

Some programs will automatically close or ask you to shut them down during the removal, while some will not. To smoothly uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware, you’re suggested shutting down the program along with the related possesses that are running in the background first. There are two places to check:

System Tray: Right-click the icon and select Quit.
Task Manager: press & hold Ctrl + Alt + Del to open, then close/end everything related to ByteFence Anti-Malware.

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Step 3: Uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware through the Control Panel.

In the bottom-left corner of your screen, right-click the Windows logo and select Programs and Features.

Then you see the list which tells you what programs are installed on your PC, the names of them, when they’re installed, and how much disk space they’re taking.

Just locate & double-click ByteFence Anti-Malware to activate its built-in uninstaller.

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Step 4: Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the removal.

It may ask whether you wish to keep your user data including personal settings, click No if you have no intention to reinstall the program, otherwise click Yes.

Step 5: Back up the Registry (Optional).

This is a precaution — if you accidentally delete anything that isn’t supposed to be deleted, you’ll have a full back-up copy to restore the data.

Hover your mouse in the bottom-right corner to see the charms bar, select Search, then enter “regedit” to open Registry Editor. > On the navigator click File > Export, type a name for the back-up copy and save it to your selected location.

Step 6: Uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware from Registry Editor.

During installation the program puts its entries/keys in the Registry, so that it can be connected to the whole system. That’s why sometimes you can’t run a program by simply coping the folder from somewhere else. And this step is to delete the entries of ByteFence Anti-Malware.

Hover your mouse in the bottom-right corner to see the charms bar, select Search, then enter “regedit” to open Registry Editor > Delete these two folders:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ByteFence\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ByteFence\

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Step 7: Restart your PC to completely uninstall Bytefence Anti-Malware (Suggested).

When you install/uninstall ByteFence Anti-Malware, 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 reboot, but I think it would be better to follow the general idea.

Other guides you can read:

How to remove Avast Free Antivirus 2017?        How to remove Kaspersky Internet Security 2017?

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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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