Would like to uninstall ZoneAlarm completely when ZoneAlarm won’t uninstall in Windows 7?
Do you want to remove ZoneAlarm because it frequently gets the annoying error message saying "Product Update: Error...."
Have you ever been annoyed that you have uninstalled ZoneAlarm through Windows Control Panel, but it is still there after you reboot your pc?
Relax! You could learn and follow ZoneAlarm uninstall instructions in this article.
How to fully uninstall ZoneAlarm step by step from your computer?
There are 2 effective program removal guides for you to choose.
Tips 1: Remove ZoneAlarm by manual
Tips 2: Uninstall ZoneAlarm with program uninstall tool Perfect Uninstaller
Tips 1: How to entirely remove ZoneAlarm through Windows Control Panel?
Most of you would like to get rid of program through Windows Control Panel. However, you might miss some steps so that you are not able to delete ZoneAlarm. Here are the removal guides:
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 Win 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 ZoneAlarm on the currently installed programs list and its related entries > Click “Uninstall or Change” to delete the application.
How to manually get rid of ZoneAlarm 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 ZoneAlarm
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 ZoneAlarm removal. If you are not good at handling this method, you could try Tips 2 as following.
Tips 2: How to force uninstall ZoneAlarm with Perfect Uninstaller?
If you can not follow the removal guides above, it is advised you to get rid of ZoneAlarm 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 ZoneAlarm.
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 ZoneAlarm.
6. * Click "Next" to start scanning the registry files about the unwanted program.
7. * It will take some time to finish registry scanning. If you don't want to wait, you could click "Skip" option and cancel the scanning.
8. * After the registry scanning is completed, click "Next" button to select all related files.
9. * Click "Next" button to delete all related files.
10. * Finally, click "Finish" button to complete the removal steps.
After you finish the onscreen removal steps, ZoneAlarm has been deleted from your PC.
When you are not able to remove ZoneAlarm from your PC, Perfect Uninstaller is your choice (100% Guaranteed)