How to Uninstall COMODO Antivirus without Hassle


Fail to uninstall Comodo Antivirus from your system? Run into trouble when trying to get rid of its lingering components? Read out this post to resolve these issues.

What you should know about uninstalling Comodo Antivirus:

Comodo Antivirus is a free antivirus solution that offers full-time protection and basic features on Windows PCs. Many users are attracted to its free policy and so-called the best, patented protection technologies. Once you install this software, it will silently install the GeekBuddy support service on your machine, change your browser settings and send your statistics to Comodo. Finally, when you try to uninstall it for personal reasons, you may find it almost impossible to manually wipe out all its traces.

You may have experienced that, incorrect uninstallation would trigger issues on your system. Then how to fully uninstall Comodo Antivirus without hassle? In this article we will list feasible ways to help you get rid of any unwanted program on Windows.

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Note: You should always remenber to fully deactivate Comodo Antivirus prior to the normal uninstall. To do this, first of all, you can right click on its icon in system tray, choose Exit from the list, and click on Yes in the confirmation dialog.



To end all its related processes, you need to launch Task Manager by doing these:


Standard Steps to Uninstall Comodo Antivirus Manually

If you want to uninstall Comodo Antivirus without the help of 3rd party tool, then take this method. Here are the steps for different OS users to perform a basic uninstall.

For Windows 7 users:

For Windows 8/10 users:


Well, Windows 10 offers multiple ways to uninstall a program. So here they are:

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You can also open Settings from the Start menu, head to System > Apps & features, and then click Uninstall twice after selecting Comodo Antivirus in the list. If you are prompted to restart your computer, reboot it and repeat the aforementioned steps.


After that, the Comodo Antivirus Setup window will pop up, and you need to follow onscreen instructions to complete the uninstallation. Here are the detailed prompts:





Tip: If some of the executive files are damaged or deleted, the aforementioned ways may fail to work effectively, and issues appear like Comodo Antivirus doesn’t show up in the list of installed programs, or the uninstall process is stopped by unknown error. If that’s what you are faced with, try this solution: re-install Comodo Antivirus to cover corrupted/missing files, and then uninstall it after rebooting in Safe Mode.

Extra Steps to Remove Comodo Antivirus Leftovers

What upsets most users is the incomplete uninstall of Comodo Antivirus. As we have tested, Comodo Antivirus did leave some of its components on the system even thought it has been removed from the Control Panel. So continue with the next steps:

1. Delete entries in registry


Warning: You must be very cautious when making changes on Windows Registry. Inexperienced users are not recommended to modify the registry without making a backup copy, cause serious issues may occur if you mistakenly delete keys or values there. If you are not confident in accomplish this part, we suggest you to utilize an professional uninstaller or a registry cleaner to get the job done automatically.

2. Remove leftovers in disk


The way listed here requires you to carry out the whole uninstallation manually, which means you will need to spend a little more time & energy to get the job done. For some users these instructions may be confusing and complicated. If you want to uninstall Comodo Antivirus effortlessly, try the recommended solution below.

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Well, that’s the whole steps you need to take to fully uninstall Comodo Antivirus. Incredibly simple, right? Just a few clicks and you will get any PUP fully removed.

Tip: For the program that does not appear in the interface, you can perform a force uninstall to get rid of it. Here is the process: click “Cannot find the program” button in Step 1, specify the installation folder of target program in the pop-up window, and click Scan button to continue uninstallation with Step 3. Force Uninstall Mode can be used to effectively remove those corrupted/problematic/malicious/stubborn programs.

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Posted By: Jamie / Oct 09, 2016

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