Uninstallation for Trend Micro Antivirus 2018

UNINSTALLATION:

If you wish to uninstall your Trend Micro Security Program from your device due to any reason, you can go through the below discussed processes. It would help you uninstall any older or previous versions of Trend Micro programs, be it for reinstalling new or latest versions of Trend Micro.

Trend Micro Security Program can be Un-installed from a device in the following ways:

Using Windows Control Panel

You can uninstall any program from Windows Control Panel. Follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Go to “Start” and click on “Control Panel”.

 

Step 2: Open “Programs (Uninstall a program)” on Windows 7/Vista or “Add or Remove Programs” on Windows XP.

 

Step 3: Look for Trend Micro Security Program and click on “Uninstall (or Remove)”.

Using the Diagnostic Toolkit

Step 1: Open the Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit and perform the following operations depending on your Windows Operating System:

For Windows 10

• Click on “Start”, then click on “All Apps”.

• Select “Trend Micro Security” and click on “Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit”.

For Windows 8/8.1

• Press Windows + C key and click on “Search”.

• On the Search box, type “Trend”, now click on “Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit”.

For Windows 7/Vista

• Go to “Start”, select “All Programs” and choose your Trend Micro Security program.

• Click on “More Tools and Help” and finally select “Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit”.

Step 2: Click on “Yes” in the User Account Control window giving the Trend Micro program necessary permission.

 

Step 3: Select the 3rd tab that is the “(C) Uninstall” tab.

 

Step 4: Under “Uninstall” tab, select the option “Uninstall Software”. Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit will remove all Trend Micro associated files completely.

 

Step 5: Click on “Yes” to confirm the removal of the Trend Micro Security Program.

 

Step 6: Enter your Serial Number in the space provided, check the box next to “I copied my serial number” and click on “Uninstall”.

 

Step 7: Click on “Yes” to allow restarting your computer system.

using the Diagnostic Toolkit for older versions of Trend Micro Security (2010 version and below)

Step 1: Depending on your Windows Operating Systems(Windows XP/Vista/7), download the Diagnostic toolkit.

Step 2: Click on “Run” in the File Download window. Once the download gets completed, the Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit window would open.

Step 3: After selecting the “[E]Uninstall” tab, click on “1. Uninstall software”. The Toolkit will automatically detect the program that is currently installed.

 

Step 4: In the Trend Micro Uninstall Toolkit dialogue box, click on “Uninstall” option.

 

Step 5: Click on “Yes” to restart the computer.

 

TROUBLE UNINSTALLING?

If you encounter any error while uninstalling the Trend Micro Security program, you can try below given options:

Run the Uninstall Tool:

You can run the “Uninstall Tool” to remove any of the remnants of the previously installed programs. Follow these simple steps:

1. Download the “Uninstall Tool”.

2. Run the by double-clicking on it.

3. In the User Account Control Window, click on “Yes”.

4. Click on “I accept the terms of the license agreement” after reading the License Agreement carefully and then click on “Next”.

5. Click on “Install” and select “Uninstall Software”.

6. Enter the captcha code and click on “Continue”.

7. Click on “Uninstall”.

8. Finally, click on “Yes” to restart your computer.

Run the Remnant File Removal Tool:

1. Download the Remnant File Removal Tool.

2. Run the by double-clicking on it.

3. Click on “I agree on the terms of the license agreement” after reading the terms and click on “Next”.

4. Click on “Install”, then click on “OK” and finally, Restart your computer.