by on January 14, 2023
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Webroot antivirus is an antivirus application owned by a cybersecurity software company that provides internet security for various businesses with different software. The major difference between Webroot antivirus and other applications is that the Webroot antivirus sees the behavior of unknown files before deleting them. Once it analyzes the files and services action, it deletes the attacker and recovers the damage done by the virus. Here, you will learn how to uninstall Webroot from mac and PC. So, if you were looking for this, you landed in the right place. You can uninstall Webroot either manually or use App cleaner & uninstaller to do so.

HOW TO UNINSTALL WEBROOT FROM MAC MANUALLY?

It is not so easy to delete or uninstall Webroot as there may be some complications while uninstalling it from mac. In order to delete the Webroot antivirus from the mac:

  1. Use the Webroot uninstall tool.
  2. Check your Webroot leftovers, as they may stay even after deleting Webroot.
  3. So, follow this step-by-step guide carefully to learn to uninstall Webroot.

These are the steps to uninstall Webroot manually:

  • Firstly, open the Webroot application.
  • Then, select Webroot SecureAnyWhere in the top-left corner of the desktop.
  • Now, in the displayed window, select “About Webroot SecureAnyWhere.”

  • Another pop-up window will appear. Then, click Yes to confirm the application removal.

  • If the Webroot antivirus icon was pinned in your dock, drag it into Trash.

Wait, it’s not done yet. Once you delete the Webroot, go back to check the hidden library of its leftovers, or we can say the supporting files. In some cases, they are left behind even after the application removal. Therefore, we need to go back and delete those files. For this, we have an App Cleaner & Uninstaller application that allows you to delete the leftovers of deleted apps.

And if you want to prefer manually remove the Webroot’s leftovers, these steps can help you in this.

  • The applications keep their support files in the system’s hidden library folder, like caches, preferences, etc. To see those files, you need to open Finder, press the Command+Shift+G, type in the search field ‘~/Library,’ and press the Go button.

  • In the Library folder, delete all the unnecessary files that are linked with the Webroot SecureAnywhere application. I have found those files in the following sections:
  • ~/Library/Application Support
  • ~/Library/Saved Application State
  • ~/Library/Logs
  • ~/Library/Containers
  • ~/Library/Application Scripts

Depending on the time you have been using the Webroot antivirus, you may have more or fewer service files left. However, those files might occupy your full drive, making it difficult to spot them. This is why we recommend you use a specific utility developed for app removal.

Let’s see another method to uninstall Webroot from mac.

HOW TO UNINSTALL WEBROOT WITH APP CLEANER & UNINSTALLER?

The App Cleaner & Uninstaller is a specific utility created for mac users to delete unwanted applications. With this utility, you can quickly uninstall applications from the mac, which is completely safe and doesn’t damage other applications.

Follow these steps to uninstall Webroot easily with App Cleaner & Uninstaller:

  • Start with launching the App Cleaner & Uninstaller application.
  • Then, select Webroot SecureAnywhere from the given list of apps installed on your mac.
  • Now, click the Remove button, and the application will uninstall.

Hence, now you don’t have to spend time looking for the leftover files of Webroot and then deleting them. This is the best thing about App Cleaner & Uninstaller that it can detect all the service files, so there will be no leftovers on your mac drive.

HOW TO UNINSTALL WEBROOT FROM YOUR PC USING WINDOWS APPLICATION WIZARD?

Webroot Antivirus is a little difficult to uninstall as there is no built-in uninstall function. And you will not be able to install a new antivirus software until the Webroot is completely removed.

There are the steps to remove Webroot using Application Wizard:

  • Hold the Windows and R keys simultaneously to open the run box.

  • Type in appwiz.cpl in the Run box and click OK. Otherwise, you can launch the control panel and select “Uninstall a Program.”

  • Find the Webroot product in the Uninstall window.
  • Once you find it, right-click on Webroot and click Uninstall button.

  • Then, enter reCAPTCHA and click the continue button to uninstall Webroot antivirus from your PC.

HOW TO UNINSTALL WEBROOT FROM YOUR PC MANUALLY?

If the application wizard doesn’t work, you will have to do it manually. Follow the steps given below:

  • First, boot your PC in safe mode.

  • Then, type the command Prompt in the Windows search bar. When the program opens, click “Run as administrator.”
  • Now, type this command into the command prompt window and press enter- C: \Program Files\Webroot\WRSA.exe” – Uninstall.

  • After entering the command, you’ll see a prompt to uninstall Webroot.
  • Then, fill in the reCAPTCHA and click the continue button to remove the program.

We hope this blog helped you learn how to uninstall Webroot from Mac and Windows PC.

 

Source :- https://webroot-logln.com/blog/how-to-uninstall-webroot-from-mac-and-pc/

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