While 360 Total Security is one of our favorite antivirus programs, we understand that not everyone feels the same. However, from experience, many of us know how tricky some antivirus programs can be to uninstall. However, we have written a very simple guide on how to uninstall 360 total security. The good news is that there is no third-party program needed and it can be uninstalled fairly easily!
Step 1: Choose your uninstaller
If you are someone who has their own favorite uninstaller such as IObit Uninstaller or Revo Uninstaller you will need to go ahead and open up those. For those of you using the default, Windows Uninstaller go to the start menu and search for Add or Remove Programs.
Step 2: Beginning The Uninstall
After you have opened your uninstaller of choice scroll down until you find 360 Total Security it should be one of the first options in your list. Afterward, click on the program and select uninstall.
Step 3: Prompts
If you are prompted go ahead and click continue for the program to uninstall. After clicking it another popup should appear asking if you want to remove 360 Total Security click yes and after a little wait it should notify you that the uninstallation was complete.
Step 4: Restart
After the program was uninstalled, if it has prompted you to restart the computer please go ahead and do so, if it has not done so, then please go ahead and restart the computer for the rest of the program’s services to be removed.
Step 5: Final Cleanup
For those who are wanting to get rid of any remnants make sure to access your file manager and proceed to the C: Drive and go to the Program Files (x86) folder.
Path: C:\Program Files (x86) (this would be the default location if you didn’t install it in another drive.
If there is a 360 folder remaining go ahead and delete it.
Step 6: Bonus Cleanup
If you want to remove the local app data for the program open up the Windows Run window (Windows Key + R) then type in the little box and hit %appdata% this will open up a new folder in your file manager in a brand new window.
To remove any possible remnants, delete the following folders.
Additionally, if you want to check additional folders up while in the above appdata folder and select the locallow folder.
If the following folder still exists delete it.
Finally, the bulk of the 360 Total Security remnants should be removed. If you find yourself having trouble removing the files feel free to ask me any questions below and I will try to assist you.