How to Uninstall Protection Engine for NAS/Cloud 7.8


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To uninstall Symantec Protection Engine on Windows

  1.  Log on to the computer as administrator or as a user with administrator rights.
  2.  In the Add or Remove Programs Control Panel, click Symantec Protection Engine.
  3.  Click Remove.
  4.  Follow the instructions to complete the removal.

To uninstall Symantec Protection Engine on Linux

  1.  Log in to the computer as root.
  2.  At the command prompt, type the following command:
    rpm -e SYMCScan 

The uninstall of Symantec Protection Engine leaves files behind in the following location that can be removed if a clean removal is required:

  • Installation folder (default location)
    • Linux: /opt/SYMCScan
    • Windows: C:\Program File\Symantec\Scan Engine
  • License files (default location)
    • Linux: /opt/Symantec/License
    • Windows: C:\ProgramData\Symantec Shared\Licenses