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. Read More...

  • 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. This tool will remove the following software:

    • Symantec Endpoint Protection
    • Symantec AntiVirus
    • Symantec Client Security
    • Symantec Sygate Enterprise Protection
    • Symantec Network Access Control
    • Norton AntiVirus
    • Symantec System Center
    • Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager