Uninstalling the Trend Micro Security program bundled with your ASUS computer

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Solution ID Last Updated
1054777 Jan. 12, 2012 11:49 AM (PST)


Product / Version Platform
Trend Micro Security for ASUS - 2.0;
Windows - 7 32-bit, Vista 32-bit, XP Home

Problem Description

This article shows how to uninstall Trend Micro Security program bundled with your ASUS computer.

Solution

To remove Trend Micro Security, which would have been pre-installed on your ASUS computer, please follow the steps below:

 

Important: Uninstalling your security software makes your computer more susceptible to malicious software like viruses and spyware. We strongly recommend reinstalling the program after removing it.

 

There are three (3) ways to uninstall the program; you can select any of these from the options below to view instructions:

 

 

·         Uninstall from the Program Files List

 

·         Uninstall from the Installation Directory

 

·         Uninstall from the Control Panel

 

Note: Should you encounter issues while uninstalling using any one of the methods above, try the others.

 

How to Uninstall from the Program Files List

 

 

1.

Click Start (the Windows Orb in Windows 7 or Windows Vista) > Programs or All Programs > Trend Micro Security > Uninstall Trend Micro Security.

 

 

 

Start menu

 

 

 

 

2.

When the confirmation window appears, click Uninstall to proceed with the removal of the program.

 

 

 

Click Uninstall

 

 

 

 

3.

Wait while the uninstallation proceeds.

 

 

 

Uninstalling the program

 

 

 

 

4.

Once the removal reaches 100 percent and you receive the Successfully Uninstalled notification, click on Restart Now to complete the process and allow the changes to take effect.

 

 

 

Restart your computer

 

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How to Uninstall from the Installation Directory

 

 

1.

Go to your desktop and double-click My Computer or Computer > Local Drive (C:) > Program Files > Trend Micro > Security.

 

 

 

 

2.

Double-click on the Remove.exe file.

 

 

 

Remove.exe file

 

 

 

 

3.

When the confirmation window appears, click Uninstall to proceed with the removal of the program.

 

 

 

Click Uninstall

 

 

 

 

4.

Wait while the uninstallation proceeds.

 

 

 

Uninstalling the program

 

 

 

 

5.

Once the removal reaches 100 percent and you receive the Successfully Uninstalled notification, click on Restart Now to complete the process and allow the changes to take effect.

 

 

 

Restart your computer

 

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How to Uninstall from the Control Panel

 

 

1.

Click Start (the Windows Orb in Windows 7 or Windows Vista) > Control Panel.

 

 

 

 

2.

Click Add or Remove Programs for Windows XP or Uninstall a Program for Windows Vista or Windows 7.

 

 

 

 

3.

When the window listing your currently installed programs on your computer appears, select the program you want to remove and click Remove or Uninstall.

 

 

 

 

4.

When the confirmation window appears, click Uninstall to proceed with the removal of the program.

 

 

 

Click Uninstall

 

 

 

 

5.

Wait while the uninstallation proceeds.

 

 

 

Uninstalling the program

 

 

 

 

6.

Once the removal reaches 100 percent and you receive the Successfully Uninstalled notification, click on Restart Now to complete the process and allow the changes to take effect.

 

 

 

Restart your computer

 

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