ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How to uninstall or remove Kaspersky totally?

Updated on July 11, 2011

To uninstall or remove Kaspersky form your computer, generally you follow standard methods i.e. you uninstall or remove it from control panel's Add or Remove Programs. But the great regret that it's unable to remove or uninstall Kaspersky totally from your computer. There are some files still existed to your computer which changes the registry of your computer. The standard method couldn't able to change or remove those enteritis. Moreover, some files still exist on your computer and the standard method is unable to uninstall those files from your computer.

Many users of Kaspersky antivirus or Internet security users or workstation users are facing problems during the uninstallation process. Most of the cases, they are trying a lot to remove it and reinstall it or reinstall another type of antivirus. This page will tell you the process to completely remove or uninstall Kaspersky antivirus. The techniques which will be followed will be applicable for the following products of Kaspersky:

  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0\7.0\2009
  • Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0\7.0\2009
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Workstations
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers

The best technique to remove or uninstall Kaspersky totally form your computer is presented in this page. To uninstall or remove Kaspersky totally we will use Kaspersky removal tool. It's best to uninstall Kaspersky totally from your computer. Please follow the following steps to uninstall or remove Kaspersky totally from your computer:

Step 01: Download the removal tool

Download Kaspesky virus removal tool by following link:

Download Kaspersky Removal Tool

After finished downloading you will see an archieve file be downloaded which is look like Unzip it by using any software.

Step 2: Restart your computer

The best way to uninstall Kaspersky is in Windows safe mode. You can uninstall it normal Windows mode. But I prefer to uninstall it from Windows safe mode. So, restart your comuter and enter windows safe mode.

Step 3: Run kavremover9.exe

Double click on kavremover9.exe and a window will be opened. You will see some code and a white box. Enter the visible code to the white box and click on Remove button. Now, Kaspersky will be uninstalled and after uninstalling Kaspersky, restar your computer and start Windows normally.

I think, by follwoing the above steps, you can easily remove or uninstall Kapersky antiviurs totally from your computer.

Last line solution to uninstall or remove Kaspersky product

Sometimes, it seems that the above mentioned steps are failed to uninstall Kaspersky. This time you have to go through different steps to uninstall or remove Kaspersky. But before that make sure yourself that Kaspersky is not uninstalled completely from your computer or some files still exist on your computer. In this case, you have to uninstall it form the command prompt window. You need tor run the following command:

kavremover9.exe your_installed_product

Here, your_installed_product = [kav6 | kav7 | kav2009 | kav2009x64| kis6 | kis7 | kis2009 | kis2009x64 | kav6fs | kav6wks]

For example, if you are using, Kasper Internet Security 2009 in your 64bit computer then runt the command:

kavremover9.exe kav2009x64

I think, you are successfully remove Kaspersky form your computer. If you have any difficulties to uninstall you may ask or tell it in the comment section. Hope, you successfully remove Kaspersky.

© Written by rancidTaste

If you are enjoyed this post, please consider to give a thumbs up and leave a comment. You may Subscribe to rancidTaste's RSS feed to get new pages which will be delivered to your feed reader. You can also read more hubs by rancidTaste.



    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • profile image

      William Maxson 

      7 years ago

      I'm trying to install another antivirus tool however Kaspersky pure 2.0 wont completly uninstall due to a missing or corupted Avpinst.dll

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      i am unable to remove my kaspersky internet security 2012 which is on my pc with xp os on it when click remove it is notresponding so please tell me what i should do to remove this thing from my pc

      and now if i ight click on any drive in my computer total my computer is not responding

      so please help me out!!

    • profile image


      7 years ago


    • profile image


      9 years ago

      when Kaspersky is scanning, my pc is extremely slow. the article is complicated for me

    • profile image 

      9 years ago

      Thanks gor great hub.

      Need kaspersky update !!!!!!

      Visit for latest kaspersky update keys file....

    • profile image


      10 years ago



    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)