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print this documentDocument ID:2008042314291548
Last Modified:07/24/2010

How to uninstall Symantec Antivirus, Symantec Endpoint Protection,and Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, and what to do if that fails

Situation:You want to know how to uninstall Symantec Antivirus, Symantec Endpoint Protection,or Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.. Or you have already removed the program from Add/Remove programs and that failed.

Solution:
    · Go to Add/Remove Programs and remove the program
    · Reboot
    · Try install
    · If that fails, follow the manual removal process.
    · Try the install again
    · If that fails, run the cleanwipe utility. As a precaution, have a backup of the OS before using utility (This utility is provided by Symantec Technical Support)
    · Search for and remove any old Symantec Endpoint Protection .MSI files.
    · Install new version

References:Please follow the link provided for the manual removal instructions in the following document:

print this documentDocument ID:2008042314291548
Last Modified:07/24/2010

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Product(s): Endpoint Protection 11, Symantec AntiVirus 10.1, Symantec AntiVirus 10.2, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10.0, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 8.0, Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 9.0, Symantec Client Firewall 8.0, Symantec Client Firewall 8.7, Symantec Client Security 3.0, Symantec Client Security 3.1
Operating Systems(s): Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional Edition, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Server 2003 Web/Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Tablet PC, Windows XP 64-Bit Edition 2003, Windows Server 2003 32-bit Edition, Windows Server 2003 64-bit Edition, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Windows 2000 Server
Date Created: 04/23/2008

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