Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows - Uninstalling


This process is here to teach you how to install with Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows.


  • A device using Windows OS
  • A device with Microsoft Security Essentials installed


  1. Exit out of Microsoft Securities Essentials and make sure the program is not running in the background.
  2. Open up control panel and go to Programs.
  3. Under Programs select ‘Uninstall a program’.
  4. Scroll through the list of programs until you find and click on Microsoft Securities Essentials, next you click on ‘Uninstall’.
  5. An uninstaller will pop up and you will select ‘Uninstall’.
  6. Microsoft Security Essentials is now uninstalled.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 48924
Wed 2/21/18 4:12 PM
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