How to Uninstall Norton

Removal through the Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel

  1. Generally, you can remove Norton products through the Add/Remove program in Control Panel.
  2. Click on Start, then Click on Control Panel
  3. Double-click on Add or Remove Programs
  4. Find the Symantec or Norton products listed and click on it.
  5. Click on Remove
  6. Once the removal process completes, you’ll be asked to reboot the system. Go ahead and reboot the system.
  7. After rebooting Norton should be totally removed from your system.

If in case, the normal uninstall procedure does not remove it fully, we recommend you the following automatic uninstall instructions below to remove any spare Symantec or Norton products.

Removing Norton Automatically

Norton has created an automatic removal tool to remove the software products when the normal removal methods fail.

Note: The removal tool will remove the following software products from your PC.

  • Norton AntiSpam
  • Norton Antivirus
  • Norton Ghost
  • Norton GoBack
  • Norton Internet Security
  • Norton Confidential Online
  • Norton Internet Security
  • Norton Password Manager
  • Norton Personal Firewall
  • Norton SystemWorks
  • Norton Save and Restore
  • Norton 360

Follow these instructions to download the Norton Removal Tool

  1. Download the Norton removal tool
  2. Click Save and save the file to your preferred location
  3. Close all the Application windows you may have open, and double-click on Norton_Removal_Tool.exe to start the installation.
  4. After the installation finishes, you should be prompted to restart your system.
  5. Once the system restarts, your Norton product should be uninstalled.

Extra Optional Steps

  1. Open My Computer and double-click on Drive C:
  2. Look for any Symantec and Norton products folders that left. If you see the folders then delete it.
  3. Also look in the Program Files\Common Files folder for the Symantec Shared files and delete it.
  4. Close My Computer and restart the system.

If above steps are unable to fix your problem, you need assistance from a certified technician.
Please call Norton Support Team at +1-888-583-4008

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