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Remove third party antivirus automatically

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Dear team,

 

I have a lot of PC has antivirus software (Symantec, Kaspersky). And now, we will have a new deployment with ePO 5.10. 

How can it remove existing antivirus automatically? 

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB85522

 

 

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Re: Remove third party antivirus automatically

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Hi @DucDinh 

Thank you for posting on the Community.

The KB you found is your answer 🙂 The ENS installer will remove any products listed there. It will look for the uninstall strings of those products and will execute them if found. As a heads up - If there is a problem uninstalling that particular software, you would need to look into the reason for uninstallation failure with the appropriate vendor. We literally just call the uninstall string.

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Hi @DucDinh 

Thank you for posting on the Community.

The KB you found is your answer 🙂 The ENS installer will remove any products listed there. It will look for the uninstall strings of those products and will execute them if found. As a heads up - If there is a problem uninstalling that particular software, you would need to look into the reason for uninstallation failure with the appropriate vendor. We literally just call the uninstall string.

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