Uninstall Whonix

From Whonix
Jump to navigation Jump to search

A step-by-step guide to uninstalling Whonix.

Removing Whonix[edit]

From time to time, users inquire about the process of uninstalling Whonix, possibly as a precursor to a Kicksecure logo Factory Reset The Web Archive Onion Version (reinstallation).

Here's how to uninstall Whonix:

NOTE: The following instructions are generic and not unique to Whonix. They pertain to typical operations associated with virtualization software, and no additional steps are specifically required for Whonix.

1. Remove the Whonix VMs.

You can simply delete the VMs you wish to remove using the virtual machine manager.

2. (Optional) Uninstall the virtualization software.

The method for this varies based on your host operating system.

3. Completion.

At this point, the uninstallation process is complete.

See Also[edit]


We believe security software like Whonix needs to remain open source and independent. Would you help sustain and grow the project? Learn more about our 12 year success story and maybe DONATE!