One of the most trusted brands in internet and data security is undoubtedly Norton. With thousands of enterprise and individual users across the world, Norton has made its mark when it comes to protecting user data and defending online threats like virus, malware and cyber criminals. Most of us have Norton installed on our device and with it also comes Norton removal tool. This utility not just removes Norton antivirus from your machine but instead installs a new and updated version of the antivirus software on your PC or laptop. Although we do not recommend uninstalling Norton removal tool but in case you are formatting your laptop or PC
Download Norton internet security removal tool
Norton removal tool helps in uninstalling and re-installation of Norton products available on Windows 10 & 7. When you run the utility, it uninstalls any version of Norton that is installed and restarts your computer.
Once restarted, the tool automatically downloads and installs the latest version of the Norton antivirus or the product. Apart from the mentioned purpose, Norton Remove and Reinstall tool is useful if you want to –
- Remove the product and reinstall its latest version
- Delete Norton completely
- Remove and reinstall Norton
If you have Norton Family or Norton Secure VPN installed, uninstall them before you run the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool. Both, Norton Family and Norton Secure VPN can be removed from your windows computer by visiting the “Control Panel” and then selecting the “Uninstall a program” link.
Download the Norton Removal Tool
The Norton Remove and Reinstall tool can be downloaded by visiting www.norton.com/setup. The downloaded file can be saved on your preferred location, generally desktop. Although in some browsers, the file is automatically saved to its default location.
- Open the “Downloads”folder from your browser, press Ctrl + J
- Double-click the downloaded file to install the program on your PC
- Read the “End-user licence agreement” and select “Agree”
- In the next step, select“Remove and Reinstall”
- In some cases, you may only see the Remove option
- Now click on “Continue” or “Remove”
- The process will be automatic and at the end select “Restart”
After the computer restarts, follow the on-screen instructions to reinstall Norton.
If you have any issues related to Norton installation after the computer restarts, give us a call and we shall be happy to help you resolve your queries.
Error – Norton removal tool not working
Usually there are no reported issues regarding Norton removal tool, but there is a common error – Norton removal tool not working. To fix this, just re-download the tool from the website again. The error was probably due to broken file or the file was not correctly downloaded.
Read the related official Norton solutions – Download and run the Norton Remove and Reinstall tool