How to uninstall Webroot Spy Sweeper
- Download SSCCleanup.exe from http://download.webroot.com/SSCCleanup.exe
- Double click on the downloaded file and follow options to cleanup everything.
- Once the removal process is done, reboot the computer.
How to uninstall Webroot Security Software
- Uninstall the Webroot software:In Windows XP, click on the Start button and open the Control Panel. Select Add or Remove Programs, and then select the Webroot security product from the list. Click Remove. Restart your computer after the uninstall is complete.In Windows Vista or Windows 7, click on the Start button and open the Control Panel. You will see either Uninstall a Program or Programs and Features; double-click whichever option you see. Select the Webroot security product from the list and click Uninstall. Restart your computer after the uninstall is complete.
Note: If you receive an error during this step, proceed to Step 2; otherwise, skip to Step 7.
- Please note: It is recommended that you perform Steps 3 through 9 after first creating a System Restore Point described in this step. Ensuring that the Windows built-in System Restore feature is enabled and that regular restore points are created can be very valuable in the event that restoring to an earlier time is needed. If you are unable to create a Restore Point or do not wish to, you may skip this step.- To create a System Restore Point in Windows XP go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore > Create a restore point.- In Windows Vista and Windows 7, go to Start > right-click on Computer > choose Properties, select System protection from the left panel and choose Create.
- After you have created your System Restore Point, download and save the Webroot CleanWDF.exe firewall driver and legacy Webroot Desktop Firewall Removal/Cleanup tool to your Desktop by clicking here, or by copying and pasting the following URL into your Internet browser’s address bar:
Note: Running the CleanWDF.exe utility can benefit those who previously installed or were running Webroot Internet Security Essentials/Complete, as well as those who may have had or are still running the legacy Webroot Desktop Firewall software, which should be removed before installing the Webroot 2011 edition.
- Double-click on the Webroot CleanWDF.exe utility to run, and click the Clean button to begin the cleanup process. If Webroot firewall drivers are detected, they will be removed and you will receive the dialog box “Webroot Desktop Firewall Removal Completed. You must restart your system. Click Yes to restart now, or No if you plan to restart later.” It is recommended you restart now. If you simply get a dialog box that reads “Webroot Desktop Firewall Removal Completed,” click the OK button and then click the Close button to exit and proceed to the next step.
- Download and Save the Webroot WRUpgradeTool.exe upgrade/cleanup tool to your Desktop by clicking here, or by copying and pasting the following URL into your Internet browser’s address bar: http://download.webroot.com/WRUpgradeTool.exe
Note: Running the WRUpgradeTool.exe utility can benefit those who had previously installed or attempted to install Webroot’s security software, and may still have residual installed files that may be interfering with the current installation attempt.
- Double-click on the Webroot Upgrade/Cleanup tool WRUpgradeTool.exe to run, and follow the prompts to start the uninstall process. The cleanup tool is finished when the last line reads “Removal procedures have been completed.” At this point you can click the Close button. If prompted by a dialog box that reads “To complete the cleanup process, you must reboot this computer. Click OK to reboot.” Restart you computer now by clicking on the OK button.