How To Uninstall Slow Windows 8 Antivirus Software
- March 30, 2019
- Posted by: Craig Chamberlin
- Category: Microsoft Windows
This article aims to teach a user How To Uninstall Slow Windows 8 Antivirus Software. The first question you may be asking is “How do I know if my antivirus software is slow?” Well I’m glad you asked! We have just the resource for determining whether or not your antivirus software package has poor performance.
To determine whether or not your antivirus software package is slow, check out these Antivirus Performance Results At AV-Comparatives.
To determine whether or not your antivirus software package is slow, check out these Antivirus Performance Results At AV-Comparatives. AV Comparatives is an independent, 3rd party virus testing company specializing in various antivirus software performance tests.
The performance results from AV Comparatives will give you a great snapshot of where your current antivirus software package lands. If your antivirus package is extremely poor performance then I would recommend uninstalling it and replacing it with a different antivirus software package.
Typically my recommendation for free antivirus software is Avast! Free Edition. You can actually grab a copy from my Free Downloads page in the Antivirus and Antimalware section.
A Warning Against Multiple Antivirus Software Packages
Installing more than one antivirus software package is never a good idea. This is mostly because antivirus software packages attempt to scan files in real time. If you have multiple real time scanners it can cause severe performance issues and sometimes even cripple your system.
Very often installing multiple antivirus software packages with real time scanners can cripple or slow down computers.
The following video shows How To Uninstall Slow Windows 8 Antivirus Software. It’s extremely important to take the time and look through the performance test on your current antivirus to ensure it’s not already one of the fastest available.
If this video is confusing or causes frustration then I encourage you to read the step by step instructions I have listed below.
The following are step by step instructions. These instructions aim to help eliminate the need to watch the above video. If you run into issues when following these instructions then I strongly recommend viewing the video above.
- Open Your Windows 8 Metro UI.
- Type The Word Uninstall And Your Search Bar Will Come Up.
- Choose The Settings Option Below Your Search Box.
- Select Uninstall A Program From Your Search Results.
- Is Your Antivirus Slow? View Your Antivirus Performance Results At AV-Comparatives
- Locate And Select The Antivirus You Wish To Uninstall.
- Click The Uninstall Button At The Top Of The Uninstall Programs Menu.
- Follow The Uninstallation Prompts To Complete The Uninstallation.
- Reboot Your Computer.
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