How To Uninstall a Beta Version Of Norton Antivirus v2013


The following entry will walk you through the recommended steps on how to uninstall and remove a beta version of Norton AntiVirus 2013 that has expired. Before starting them, you may download another PC security software like FREE Avast, AVG; or paid antivirus program or suite such as BitDefender Antivirus, G-Data AntiVirus and Kaspersky Internet Security.

How-to instructions

1. Logged on to your own computer using your administrator account, you then save and close your running files, apps and more other stuff.

2. If you want to reinstall a new edition of Norton AntiVirus, you choose the option “Download new build”; otherwise, you select Close and click OK on the following Trial Expired.

3. Click the cross button on top right of Norton AntiVirus to close it.

4. Now, you have four options below to uninstall your Norton AntiVirus v2013 software from Windows:


  • Find and run the downloaded NAV installer program like the one below:
    • Item: NAV-BETA-NODEFS-20-0-0-39
    • Type of file: Application
    • Description: Norton AntiVirus
    • Size: 35.8 MB (37,634,648 bytes)
    • Size on disk: 35.8 MB (37,638,144 bytes)
    • Digital Signatures: (Shown below)

  • Please wait seconds while the following BETA application is initializing your request operation.

  • Click on the Next button on the following “Thank You!” wizard.

  • Then you should select the option “Please remove all user data.” from BETA.

  • To totally get rid of Norton and its recommended product, you then click the following Skip button.

  • And then you click the white Next button on right pane of BETA.

Option 2:

  • Click start, choose All Programs and then enter the following Norton AntiVirus entry on the menu. Now, you can run the Uninstall Norton AntiVirus below.

  • Please review the steps above to complete your NAV un-install progress.

Option 3:

  • Click start button, you then open up Control Panel on the menu.
  • Now, you click Add or Remove Programs.
  • Highlight the following Norton AntiVirus in the listing of “Currently installed programs:”; click on the Change/Remove button behind it.

Option 4:

  • You manually detect and run the following InstStub application, which is located in C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NAV\3EAA38BF\ (by default). See or review the related infomation about it below.

NOTE If you just cannot find it or the original installer file became corrupted or missing on your computer, you may need to fix it first by reinstalling it. See the following InstStub.exe error.

5. Please wait BETA is preparing to uninstall your unwanted Norton AntiVirus 2013.

6. Then BETA will ask you to reboot your computer, you can launch the listing option “Restart Now” or “Restart later” on it.

7. To replace or force remove the uninstalled / half-uninstalled NAV 2013, please see the following related posts.

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