Cannot uninstall Kingsoft Antivirus in Windows 8?
Do you want to remove Kingsoft Internet Security 2013 because it can not protect your PC well?
Have you ever been annoyed that you have uninstalled Kingsoft Antivirus Chinese version through Windows Control Panel, but it is still there after you reboot your pc?
Don't worry! You could learn and follow Kingsoft Antivirus uninstall guides in this post.
How to fully uninstall Kingsoft Antivirus from your PC?
To get rid of Kingsoft Internet Security 2013, you could follow the best antivirus removal tips below.
Method 1: Manually uninstall Kingsoft Antivirus
Method 1: How to entirely uninstall Kingsoft Antivirus through Windows Uninstall applet
Most of users would like to get rid of program through Windows Control Panel. But, you might miss some steps so that you are not able to delete Kingsoft Antivirus. So you need to carefully follow the tips as following.
1.You should reboot your PC and press F8 key on your keyboard.
This will open up the Advanced Boot Options screen, in Windows 7 or Windows 8, or the Windows Advanced Options Menu in Windows XP. Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, highlight the option labeled Safe Mode with Networking. Once it is highlighted, click on the Enter key on your keyboard.
Click “Start Menu” > Select Control Panel option > “Uninstall a Program” (Programs and Features) > Find Kingsoft Antivirus on the currently installed programs list and its related entries > Click “Uninstall or Change” to delete the application.
How to Manually Get Rid of Kingsoft Antivirus from your laptop?
Step 1: stop all the related processes in Task Manager
Guide: Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
Disable all the unwanted processes
Step 2: show hidden files and folders and delete all the following files.
Guide: click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Delete all the following files related to Kingsoft Antivirus
Step 3: open Registry Editor to delete all invalid registries entries as below
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the related registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%\.exe"
After you finish steps, you should restart your pc to confirm the Kingsoft Antivirus removal. If you are not good at handling this method, you could try Method 2 as following.
Method 2: How to force uninstall Kingsoft Antivirus with Perfect Uninstaller?
If you can not follow the removal guides above, it is advised you to get rid of Kingsoft Antivirus with Perfect Uninstaller as following.
2. Close all running processes including programs and browsers in the Task Manager before you run Perfect Uninstaller
3. Find and locate the program on the currently installed programs list
4. Click “Uninstall” button on the right side to remove Kingsoft Antivirus.
Alternatively, you could right-click the folder of the unwanted program (normally, in C:\Program Files) or C:\Program Files (x86) in Windows 7 system 64 bits and then select “Force Uninstall with PU” to apply the “Force Uninstall” utility.
5. Follow the prompt “Next” steps to delete Kingsoft Antivirus.
After you finish the prompt removal steps, Kingsoft Antivirus has been deleted from your PC.
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