How to Completely Remove Norton AntiVirus

By Nadine Ali

Norton products, developed by Symantec Corporation, are devoted to computer and Internet security for personal and business use. Norton security software covers a wide range of areas, such as antivirus, anti-spyware, identity protection and firewall protection. Different versions of Norton software are available for Macs and Windows computers.

Uninstall From Windows

Step 1

Open the "Start" menu and go to the "Control Panel," then select "Add or Remove Programs" or "Programs and Features."

Step 2

Locate the Norton software product you would like to remove, click the program name to highlight it. Click "Remove."

Step 3

Click "Remove All" when prompted, then click "Next" to complete the uninstall.

Step 4

Restart the computer.

Uninstall From a Mac

Step 1

Click the "Finder" menu and scroll down to "Applications."

Step 2

Locate the Norton software product you would like to uninstall and right-click, then select "Move to Trash" from the drop-down menu.

Step 3

Right-click the trash icon and select "Empty Trash" to delete the files.