Symantec AntiVirus Removal Tools

For use by current students, faculty, staff, and retirees on University owned or personal computers.

If you are having trouble installing Symantec AntiVirus, common causes are other Symantec components from different versions of Symantec or Norton AntiVirus, or a previously corrupted or cancelled installation. There are two tools from Symantec that will remove several Symantec products and allow you to have a fresh start to install Symantec AntiVirus.

  • Norton Removal Tool      Download
  • The Norton Removal Tool will remove all versions of Norton branded security products from your computer. These versions are the consumer editions that are commonly provided as trial versions on a new computer. WARNING!This program will also remove the following Norton products. If you are using one of these software packages, you will need to reinstall it once you have Symantec AntiVirus installed.

    • Norton AntiSpam 2004 and 2005
    • Norton AntiVirus 2003 through 2008
    • Norton Ghost 10.0, 12.0 and 14.0
    • Norton GoBack 3.1 through 4.2
    • Norton Internet Security 2003 through 2008
    • Norton Password Manager
    • Norton Personal Firewall 2003 through 2006
    • Norton SystemWorks 2003 through 2008
    • Norton Confidential Online 2007
    • Norton Internet Security Add-on Pack 1.0 - 2.1
    • Norton Save and Restore 1.0 through 2.0
    • Norton 360 1.0 through 2.0
  • Symantec Cleanwipe      Download
  • Symantec Cleanwipe will remove all versions of Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition and Symantec Endpoint Protection from your computer. These are the versions distributed by Virginia Tech. Read More...