Removing and Reinstalling the Product

Note

An option of the local uninstallation of Dr.Web must be allowed by the administrator on the central protection server.

 

After you uninstall Dr.Web, your computer will not be protected from viruses and other malware.

Removing Dr.Web from Windows Control Panel

Note

This method is available only if you have enabled the Register Dr.Web Agent in the system list of installed software option during the product installation.

If you install Dr.Web in the background installation mode, uninstallation of Dr.Web with the standard Windows tools is available only if the -regagent switch has been specified.

 

If you have an installation file you can skip the steps 1–3. Run the installation file and go to the step 4.

 

1.To remove Dr.Web Agent for Windows, run Windows removal component.

2.In the list select the line with the program name.

3.Click Delete.

4.In the Parameters to save window, select check boxes of those components that you do not want to remove from your system. Saved objects and settings can be used by the program if it is installed again. By default, all options—Quarantine, Dr.Web Agent settings and Protected copies of files—are selected. Click Next.

5.To confirm Dr.Web removing, in the next window click Delete.

6.Once you reboot your computer, the changes are applied. You can snooze the reboot by clicking Restart later. Click Restart now to immediately complete the procedure of Dr.Web components deletion or modification.

Removing using the command line

To start uninstallation of Dr.Web from the command line, enter the executable file name (win-es-agent-setup.exe) and specify necessary parameters.

Note

The win-es-agent-setup.exe file is located in the C:\ProgramData\Doctor Web\Setup\ folder.

For example, to uninstall Dr.Web and restart the system after the process completes, use the following command:

win-es-agent-setup.exe /instMode remove /silent yes

How to reinstall Dr.Web