If you want to remove Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus 2016 from the list of installed programs, yet its traces still remain on your system. Some of them are hard to detect or remove. To perform a full uninstall you should continue with these steps:
1. Delete entries in registry
- Firstly go to Start >, Run, type “Regedit” and hit Enter to launch Registry Editor.
- And then click yes if you are prompted to give confirmation in UAC dialog.
- Click the Find from Edit menu, type Webroot in the Find box, and hit Enter key.
- Once found, right click on the key or value and choose delete option from the list.
Hit F3 to locate the next one, and repeat the steps to delete all related entries.
Warning: You must be very cautious when making changes to Windows Registry. Inexperienced users are not recommended to modify the registry without making a backup copy, cause serious issues may occur if you mistakenly delete keys or values there. If you are not confident in accomplish this part, we suggest you utilize a professional uninstaller or a registry cleaner to get the job done automatically.
2. Remove leftovers in disk
- Head to Start >, Control Panel >, Folder Options, and then select the View tab.
- Check the “Show hidden files and folders” in advanced settings and click OK.
- Click This PC on the desktop (or press Windows + E) to open File Explorer.
- Type Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus 2016 in the Search Bar.
- Identify and delete associated components in the search result.
3. Delete extensions in browser
As said before, Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus 2016 will add on an extension on your browser, and it won’t automatically disappear after standard uninstall. You can head to your browser’s settings and manually delete it. Take Firefox as an example.
- Open Firefox, click on the Settings menu and choose Add-ions from the list.
- Select the Extension tab on the left, locate the extension(s) with the name of Webroot on the right hand pane, and then click on the Remove button next to it.