How to Uninstall ClamXav

by Jason Taetsch

ClamXav software provides virus protection for your Mac OS X operating system. You'll want to remove the software before you install a new antivirus program to your Mac or if the program is not working properly and is causing errors to your system. The Mac operating system stores software in a single location, making it easy to remove applications without the use of an uninstaller utility.


Click the "Finder" icon on the dock and click the "Applications" folder.


Click the "ClamXav" entry in the list and drag the icon onto the "Trash" icon on your dock.


Click the "Finder" button on the menu bar and click "Empty Trash" to uninstall ClamXav from your Mac.

About the Author

Jason Taetsch graduated from The College of New Jersey with a degree in English. Taetsch co-founded the on-campus literary magazine, "Paperclips." In 2006 he began writing professionally. He wrote news articles and independently authored op-ed columns for the on-campus newspaper, "The Signal" and had articles published in "Garden State Surf Magazine."