Wondering How to Uninstall Valorant? Here's How You Can Do It!

Dhruv Bhatnagar
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Wondering How to Uninstall Valorant? Here's How You Can Do It!



While Riot Games' Valorant is a fantastic FPS title, you might need to take a break from it or free up your disk space.
Are you wondering how to uninstall Valorant? Here's a guide to help you easily uninstall this game.

In the ever-evolving world of PC games, only a few titles have managed to capture the attention of players like Valorant. Riot Games' team-based shooter has completely redefined the competitive landscape and positioned itself as a staple in the gaming industry. However, as with any game, there might come a time when you need to take a few steps back, breathe, and hit the uninstall button. Whether you're trying to free up space on your PC or tired of playing the game, it can be quite helpful to know how to uninstall Valorant. So, here's a complete guide on how you can easily remove Valorant from your PC. 

How Can You Uninstall Valorant?

Unlike other popular games, you can't directly uninstall Valorant from the Control Panel. Instead, you must first completely disable and uninstall Vanguard, Riot's anti-cheat software.

How to Disable Vanguard?

Before uninstalling Vanguard, you'll need to disable it. Here's how you can do it -

  1. Open your system tray (bottom right side of the screen)

  2. Right-click on the icon for Riot Vanguard and select "Exit Vanguard."

  3. You'll be asked if you want to continue. Choose "Yes," and it will end the anti-cheat software's activities successfully. 

Wondering How to Uninstall Valorant? Here's How You Can Do It!


How to Uninstall Valorant and Vanguard?

Once you've disabled Vanguard, uninstalling Valorant is quite simple and can be done in a matter of seconds. Here's how you can do it - 

  1. Click the Windows icon on your system's taskbar or select the Windows button.

  2. In the search bar, look for "Add or remove programs".

  3. Find "Riot Vanguard," and right-click and uninstall.

  4. Find the "VALORANT" app and uninstall it to delete the game.

How Can You Reinstall Valorant?

As frustrating as playing Valorant can be at times, gamers can't seem to get enough of competitive gameplay. It's quite addictive, fun, and painful. It's the best shooter you can pick up right now, and play with your friends. So, if you've uninstalled the Valorant and want to reinstall it, here's how you can do it - 

  1. Go to Valorant's official website.

  2. Choose the "Play Free" icon.

  3. Create a new Riot account, or sign in to your old one.

  4. Login with your details, and choose the "Download" button to begin installing the game. 

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