Uninstalling the
Symantec Endpoint Protection
client for Mac

You uninstall the
Symantec Endpoint Protection
client for Mac through the client icon on the menu bar. Uninstallation of the
Symantec Endpoint Protection
client for Mac requires administrative user credentials.
After you uninstall the
Symantec Endpoint Protection
client, you are prompted to restart the client computer to complete the uninstallation. Make sure that you save any unfinished work or close all open applications before you begin.
To uninstall the
Symantec Endpoint Protection
client for Mac
  1. On the Mac client computer, open the
    Symantec Endpoint Protection
    client, and then click
    Symantec Endpoint Protection
    > Uninstall
    Symantec Endpoint Protection
    .
  2. Click
    Uninstall
    again to begin the uninstallation.
  3. To install a helper tool that is needed for uninstalling the
    Symantec Endpoint Protection
    client, enter your Mac's administrative username and password, and then click
    Install Helper
    .
  4. In the
    Symantec Endpoint Protection is trying to modify a System Extension
    dialog box, enter your Mac's administrative username and password, and then click
    OK
    .
    You may also be prompted to type a password to uninstall the client. This password may be a different password than your Mac's administrative password.
  5. Once the uninstallation completes, click
    Restart Now
    .
If the uninstallation fails, you may have to use an alternate method to uninstall. See: