Uninstalling Trend Micro Security software on your Windows™ PC

  • Solution ID:1105809
  • Last Updated:Mar. 07, 2019 5:44 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus+ Security - 2016;2017;2018, 2019;Internet Security - 2016;Internet Security - 2017;Internet Security - 2018;Internet Security - 2019;Maximum Security - 2016;Maximum Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2018;Maximum Security - 2019;Premium Security - 2016;Premium Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2019;
  • Uninstall | Trend Micro Security

Learn how to uninstall or remove Trend Micro Security program on your Windows™ computer.


Choose any of the methods below on how to remove the program:

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Using the Diagnostic Toolkit
Using the Uninstall Tool


If issues are encountered during the uninstallation of the Trend Micro program, remove any leftover Trend Micro files from affected computers by running the Trend Micro File Remover Tool.

The Trend Micro Remnant File Remover Tool removes all remnant Trend Micro files and also fix permissions issues.

For complete instructions on how to run the Trend Micro File Remover Tool, refer to this Knowledge Base article:
Using the Trend Micro Remnant File Remover Tool.