Uninstalling Antivirus

This Article Applies to:

  • Avast Business Antivirus
  • Small Office Protection

Windows

On Windows machines, Avast Business Antivirus or Small Office Protection can be uninstalled from your device(s) via the Control Panel.

  1. Navigate to Apps & Features in Windows 10, Programs and Features in Windows Vista or 7, or Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP
  2. In the list, locate Avast Business Security and select Uninstall
  3. Click Uninstall to confirm
  4. Wait while Avast Business Antivirus is uninstalled from the device
  5. If you have any additional components installed, such as Avast SecureLine, follow the same process to uninstall that component
  6. When prompted, restart your device

Avast also recommends you verify no other antivirus security software is installed on your device:

MacOS X

On MacOS X, Avast Business Antivirus or Small Office Protection can be uninstalled from your device(s) with the following steps.

  1. Open the Avast Business Antivirus or Small Office Protection user interface using one of the following methods:
    • Click the Avast icon in the menu bar, then select Open Avast Business Antivirus or Small Office Protection
    • Click Go in the menu bar, select Applications, then double-click the Avast icon
  2. Ensure the window is active, then click Avast on the left side of the menu bar, and select Uninstall Avast Business Antivirus or Small Office Protection
  3. Click Uninstall to confirm
  4. If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator credentials, then click Ok
  5. Click Quit once the uninstallation is complete