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Uninstalling iolo AntiVirus

This article applies to:
  • iolo AntiVirus
  • System Mechanic 7 Professional
  • System Mechanic 8 Professional

Step-by-step Instructions

Uninstalling iolo AntiVirus standalone version
If a standalone version of iolo AntiVirus is installed, the following instructions will guide you through uninstalling it from your PC.

  1. If iolo AntiVirus is running, you must first close it by right-clicking on the icon in the Windows system tray and selecting Shut down iolo AntiVirus.
  2. Click Start>All Programs>iolo AntiVirus>Uninstall iolo AntiVirus
  3. Follow the instructions to uninstall.
  4. When the uninstall process has completed, restart your computer as prompted.

Uninstalling iolo AntiVirus from System Mechanic Professional
If iolo AntiVirus has been installed as a component of System Mechanic Professional, a complete uninstallation and reinstallation will be necessary to remove iolo AntiVirus from your PC. The following instructions will guide you through this process.

  1. If System Mechanic Professional is running, close it.
  2. If iolo AntiVirus is running, you must first close it by right-clicking on the icon in the Windows system tray and selecting Shut down iolo AntiVirus.
  3. Click Start>All Programs>System Mechanic Professional>Uninstall System Mechanic Professional
  4. Follow the instructions to uninstall.
  5. When the uninstall process has completed, restart your computer as prompted.
  6. Install System Mechanic Professional without the iolo AntiVirus component.