Uninstalling Symantec AntiVirus

This page describes how to uninstall (delete/remove) Symantec AntiVirus.


  1. Click on your Start menu, click on Control Panel (or Settings => Control Panel).
  2. Double-click "Add/Remove Programs" ("Programs and Features" in Vista).
  3. In the window that appears, find Symantec AntiVirus, and select it (click once on it). An option to remove it will appear - click that and follow the on-screen instructions.

Symantec AntiVirus can be reinstalled from http://go.middlebury.edu/antivirus

Mac OS X

  1. Visit http://go.middlebury.edu/antivirus while connected on the wired ethernet or the secure wireless.
  2. Click on the Mac install page.
  3. Download the Symantec disk image. When the download process completes, open the downloaded disk image and open the "Support" folder.
  4. Double-click on the "Uninstall Symantec AntiVirus" icon and follow the on-screen instructions. Restart when prompted.

If you want to reinstall Symantec AntiVirus, reboot the computer, open the downloaded disk image and double-click "Symantec AntiVirus Installer".

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