BitDefender Won't Uninstall

Help! BitDefender won't Uninstall. The other day I went to install ESET Smart Security (NOD32) on a client's computer. They said that they let their previous BitDefender Antivirus Software subscription expire and rather than renewing their subscription, decided to give ESET Smart Security a try.

When we attempted to install the ESET Antivirus Software, the installer complained that "BitDefender Software" was still installed. I was also informed that it was removed from Add/Remove Programs, and that it no longer appears there as a choice for removal.

ESET BitDefender Removal Problem
BitDefender Won't Uninstall

So, here is how I resolved the problem to remove all traces of BitDefender.

BitDefender Won't Uninstall | How To Complete Removal

The following steps allow you to uninstall and completely remove BitDefender and all of its traces from your computer. To get started:

  1. Download BitDefender Uninstaller
  2. Double click the file to launch the removal utility.
  3. Click the Uninstall Button to proceed to remove the installed software.
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BitDefender Uninstall Tool in action

Note that this Uninstaller tool removes all registry settings set by BitDefender. So it performs a full and clean removal of the software, enabling you to start over with a fresh install.