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How to uninstall ESET Version 6 in Windows Vista or Windows 7

The information in this article refers to a previous version of ESET. It is recommended that you run the most current version of ESET. Please see our tech article How to update your ESET Program to the Latest Version for assistance with updating your program. The information in the article below is provided as a convenience to those who may still have questions about the older version of the program.

Description: Here is a quick guide to remove your installation of ESET NOD32 or ESET Smart Security Version 6 from your Windows Vista or Windows 7 machine. Also you can follow these steps if you do not have the Activate by using Activation Key option to renew your ESET this is how you would uninstall ESET to be able to reinstall it. You then should have the Activate by using Activation Key option.

  1. Click on the Start Button.
  2. start button
  3. Click on Control Panel.
  4. start menu, control panel
  5. Click on Uninstall a program.
  6. control panel category, programs, uninstall
  7. Find ESET in the list of programs then click Change.
  8. list of program choices
  9. Click Next to see what options you have to edit ESET.
  10. ESET, next button
  11. Click Remove to start uninstalling ESET.
  12. ESET, remove button
  13. Check the box off for Uninstalling temporarily and will come back to ESET, then click Next.
  14. ESET, reason choices, next button
  15. Click Remove.
  16. ESET, remove button
  17. It will take some time to remove the program.
  18. ESET, progress status
  19. Click Finish to complete the removal.
  20. ESET, finish button
  21. Click Yes to restart your computer to remove the rest of the ESET files.
  22. ESET restart yes button
  23. Once your computer has restarted head to www.eset.com/download to download and install ESET again.