Uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security 2013/2012/2011

9/11/2013 Updated: How do I uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security (v2014) for Win8?

Received the error message "702", after uninstalling Bitdefender Internet Security? What are other typical difficulties which you will be having while you’re trying to remove Bitdefender Internet Security using Windows Uninstall applet? Yes! The residual traces of uninstalled AV application! Well, this page focuses on the best way to troubleshoot such annoying issues after uninstall an Anti-Virus, anti-spyware or anti-malware software with EASE: you simple enable an uninstaller program PRO on your computer.

Proper Steps to Uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security

  1. First of all, I save my user data and log out the following "MyBitdefender" sections.
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  3. Now you can choose or follow the methods mentioned below…
  4. Method One (the standard uninstall)

    • Double click Control Panel on your desktop >> press "Uninstall a program" in it >> locate the following Bitdefender Internet Security item (v17), press Enter on your keyboard or launch Uninstall option from the "Uninstall or change a program" list
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    • Choosing the "Remove" option from "Repair or uninstall Bitdefender" wizard below.
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    • You should check the option "FULL uninstall of Bitdefender" and then, you press Next button on the following "Uninstall Bitdefender" window.
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    • To proceed to uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security, you need to select the "Uninstall without the app" option on right pane below. You then hit Next.
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    • Please be PATIENT while Bitdefender default uninstaller is performing your requested operation.
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    • During the express uninstall procedure, you may consider completing the following "Uninstall" page (an uninstall survey).
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    • You must reboot your computer to allow Bitdefender uninstallation utility to complete the uninstalltion process.
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    • If you do not wish to keep the Visual C++ 2010 by Microsoft, just employ Windows Uninstall to get rid of that program along with the uninstalled Bitdefender IS software.
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    Method Two Find and run the aforementioned " Bitdefender Installation File"

    • Run Registry Editor, go to the following tree "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bitdefender".
    • locate and open up the "Uninstallstring", copy and paste "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\{6F57816A-791A-4159-A75F-CFD0C7EA4FBF}\installer.exe" in Windows Explorer.
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    • Or you visit the said SetupInformation folder above, employ your Admin rights and run the following installer app (470 KB) and then, please go back to the Method One above and repeat the standard uninstall progress.
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You have a slow internet connection after installing Bitdefender Internet Security 2013?

First off, please log on to your Windows as system administrator; to check the currently installed edition of Bitdefender Internet Security 2013, you can directly go to Uninstall or change a program or Add or Remove Programs, then you see the details about the one you had installed like mine below, “Product version, 16.16.0.1348″. And to quickly resolve those annoying issues above that might be associated with any old version of Bitdefender Internet Security you installed, you then turn back to the main platform, the cool black UI, click on the Help & Support entry on its right corner; for Windows Vista or Windows 7 guys, then you select the Yes option from the UAC by the IntegratedSupport.exe, and then you click the Contact Support, telling “Click here to contact the support team”, for more related information, such as the newest version of it. If you would have found that you had an old version installed, you then enter the UPDATE section, click the "Update Now" button to automatically upgrade your current version of Bitdefender Internet Security application, save and reboot, then you re-check those problems you met before – or you can also download and install the latest official installation package to overinstall the current one, and/or you follow the below detailed methods and you can also use the following uninstaller program to completely uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security you have, then you re-install the latest edition of it.

How to Get rid of Bitdefender Internet Security from Windows 7?

NOTE The following instructions will walk you through the regular uninstallation of Bitdefender Internet Security 2013.

Method 1

  1. Click Start menu, then open All Programs or Programs list.
  2. You will see the Bitdefender 2013 entry on the list, enter it.
  3. To automatically uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security, you then launch the "Repair or Uninstall" application created in the folder using your administrator rights.
  4. For Windows 7 or Windows Vista users, you then need to select the Yes option from the below blue UAC window, read more details on it.
    • Program name: Bitdefender Installation File
    • Program location: “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\{3448…”

  5. Then you will see the following "Repair or uninstall Bitdefender" window displayed, please select the “Remove – Removes Bitdefender 2013 from your computer.” option on it. Otherwise, you choose the “Repair – Fixes missing or corrupted files.” option first to restore your problematic Bitdefender Internet Security, and then re-launch the below "Remove" option to uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security. And if you would still have other difficulties uninstalling it, try this force uninstall option by clicking here; and click here for more support.
  6. Then you read the following details listed on the below Uninstall Bitdefender window, and to cleanly uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security, you then can choose the “FULL uninstall of Bitdefender” option, click the green Next button.
    • Info: Why do you want to uninstall Bitdefender?
    • Option 1: Reinstall/change my Bitdefender product …
    • Option 2: FULL uninstall of Bitdefender …

  7. Wait. Save and Restart your Windows computer.

Method 2

  1. Click Start, then the Settings and/or the Control Panel directly.
  2. And then the Uninstall a program or Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel window.
  3. Right there, you need to launch and complete the above standard uninstall of Bitdefender Internet Security item listed I’ve detailed.
  4. Tip: you can also right click on Bitdefender Internet Security 2013, launch the Uninstall option on right menu to launch the uninstall progress.

  5. After that, you may need to uninstall the component of Bitdefender IS 2013, Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable – 10.0.402.219. Read or review some more info on it.
    • Size: 11.1 MB
    • Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
    • Product version: 10.0.40219
    • Help link: http://go[dot]microsoft[dot]co…
    • Comments: Caution. Removing this product …

  6. Save and restart your machine.

Should you just could NOT complete the above express uninstallation of Bitdefender Internet Security, please download and run this uninstaller tool to force uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security in your system.

NOTE The above window said “Bitdefender services are not responding. The Bitdefender Security Service (vsserv.exe) is unavailable at the moment. …”.

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