Fail to uninstall Rising Antivirus from your PC? Have no clue how you can get rid of all its traces like it’s never installed before? This uninstall tutorial will help you out.
Rising Antivirus is a free antivirus that claims to offer comprehensive protection against viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits and other online threats. Yet, this antivirus has not updated for a quite long time, and the latest version still only supports older versions of Windows operating system (Windows 7, XP, Vista and 2003). Here are some common problems associated to Rising Antivirus that users may encounter:
Different users may come across different issues during the uninstall. Whatever problem you run into, you will get the right way in this tutorial. Two effective methods are provided below to help you uninstall Rising Antivirus perfectly.
If you want to uninstall Rising Antivirus by your own, then adopt the conventional way to get rid of all its components. Here are the uninstall steps for Windows 7 users.
If Rising Antivirus appears in the system tray, you should shut it down completely prior to the uninstall. To do so, right click on its icon and choose Exit option. You will be required to type the verification code to shut down the main executive program.
And to verify if its related process still runs on the background, do the followings:
If necessary, you can directly boot Windows into Safe Mode to perform the uninstall.
Once installed properly, programs can be uninstalled from Windows built-in uninstall applet. Make sure to log in as an administrator, otherwise error message may pop up.
As the Rising Maintenance window pops up, follow the instructions as shown.
Now your computer will restart and Rising Antivirus disappear from Control Panel.
Tip: If Rising Antivirus has been corrupted, or some of its main executive files are missing, you may fail to uninstall it by this way. In that case, you can re-install Rising Antivirus to cover those problematic files, and then uninstall it in the Safe Mode.
Though Rising Antivirus has been removed from the list of installed programs, some of its components, like registry entries, invalid shortcut or installation folder, still linger around your system. To entirely get rid of Rising Antivirus, you are supposed to search for and delete those traces in the whole system. So proceed with that:
1) Keys & values in registry
Note: Be truly careful when you make changes on Windows Registry. Serious problems may be triggered if you make any misoperation there. You had better to delete the entries after making a backup copy of the registry. We highly suggest you to utilize an professional uninstaller or a registry cleaner to handle this task painlessly.
2) Files & folders in hard drive
That’s the process you will go through to fully uninstall Rising Antivirus, and then you can continue uninstalling the associated program - Rising Software Deployment System.
Still fail to uninstall Rising Antivirus manually? Tired of performing complicated steps in the aforementioned method? If you value time much or lack adequate skills in program removal, we highly suggest you to use an all-in-one tool to uninstall any unwanted programs. Total Uninstaller is a handy utility featured with powerful uninstall engine and intuitive operating procedure. Here are what you need to do:
When the uninstallation is complete, you can choose to restart PC, then re-launch Total Uninstall and click on the Review all the leftovers to delete its traces.
Or you can uncheck the box that says Restart Windows, and proceed with the Step 3.
Force Uninstall Mode: for the program that does not show up in the interface, you can perform a force uninstall by doing these: click “Cannot find the program” button in Step 1, specify the installation folder of target program in the pop-up window, and click Scan button to continue normal uninstallation. This mode is especially designed to remove corrupted/problematic/malicious programs or files forcefully.
To summarize, this tutorial offers optional approaches to help you uninstall Rising Antivirus. Which one is your preferred? Welcome to share your thoughts with us.
If you run into any uninstall issues, feel free to contact Total Uninstaller team for help, and we will do our best to assist you in uninstalling unwanted programs.