Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows (for workstations)

 
 
 

Uninstalling Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows

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2013 Jun 13 ID: 7009
 
 
 
 
There are several ways of uninstalling Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows:
  • Using the Setup Wizard;
  • Using command line prompt;
  • Remotely via Kaspersky Security Center 9;
  • Using group policies;
  • Using the removal utility - kavremvr.exe.

Uninstalling via the Setup Wizard

To uninstall Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows using the Setup Wizard:

  • Start the Setup Wizard:

    • Click Start > All programs > Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows > Modify, Repair, or Remove.
    • Or go to Start > Control Panel > Programs and features > select Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows > click Modify.

  • This will start the Setup Wizard.

  • In the Modify, Repair, or Remove application window, select the Remove option. 



  • At the Saving objects step, the Setup Wizard prompts saving certain application objects, such as:

    • Activation data – information about the key file or activation code.
    • Backup and Quarantine objects – backup copies of deleted or disinfected objects and objects probably infected with malware.
    • Operational settings of the application – current configuration of all protection components.



    • Click Next in the Saving objects window to start uninstalling the application.
    • Reboot the computer once the uninstallation process is complete.


Uninstalling using command line prompt

You can uninstall Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows in command line prompt in an interactive or silent mode.


Uninstalling remotely via Kaspersky Security Center 9

Kaspersky Security Center 9 allows you to remotely uninstall Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows. Uninstalling proceeds using a group task for selected computers.


Uninstalling using group policies

You can install/update/uninstall Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows in a centralized manner using group policies in a domain network.


Uninstalling using the utility kavremvr.exe

This utility comes handy when an attempt to uninstall Kaspersky Anti-Virus by standard operating system tools fails or results in partial uninstallation.

How ot use the utility kavremvr.exe
 
 
 
 
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Applies To:

  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows (for workstations)
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows (for file server)