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How to uninstall Adguard from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to remove Adguard for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Insoft LLC. More data about Insoft LLC can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on Adguard on Insoft LLC's page. Usually the Adguard application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Adguard folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing Adguard is "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{5be5173e-a7e0-4026-8d25-cb6d42a889c7}\setup.exe" /uninstall. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. Adguard.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.92 MB (2008296 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of Adguard. They take an average of 2.24 MB (2346680 bytes) on disk.

  • Adguard.exe (1.92 MB)
  • Adguard.Tools.exe (125.23 KB)
  • AdguardSvc.exe (117.23 KB)
  • certutil.exe (88.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 5.10.2004.6244 of Adguard. For other Adguard versions please click below: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall Adguard you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Adguard:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adguard
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Adguard
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Performix_LLC\Adguard.exe_StrongName_fx3hfgw3lp332eqb4g0rna0r2dpoucxg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\adguard

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Adguard:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adguard\Adguard.Commons.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adguard\Adguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adguard\Adguard.Filter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adguard\Adguard.Global.dll

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adguard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Adguard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2253f8d4-38fe-4fbb-a04d-190e0aba860f}

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2253f8d4-38fe-4fbb-a04d-190e0aba860f}\BundleCachePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2253f8d4-38fe-4fbb-a04d-190e0aba860f}\BundleProviderKey
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2253f8d4-38fe-4fbb-a04d-190e0aba860f}\BundleTag
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2253f8d4-38fe-4fbb-a04d-190e0aba860f}\DisplayIcon

A way to erase Adguard using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Adguard is an application released by the software company Insoft LLC. Some people try to remove this program. This is difficult because removing this by hand requires some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK practice to remove Adguard is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Adguard or simply click the Search feature and type in "Adguard". If it is installed on your PC the Adguard program will be found automatically. After you select Adguard in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Adguard, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Adguard:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{5be5173e-a7e0-4026-8d25-cb6d42a889c7}\setup.exe" /uninstall
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Adguard.
Uninstall Adguard

8. After removing Adguard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Adguard that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Adguard using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove Adguard by Insoft LLC from your computer, we are not saying that Adguard by Insoft LLC is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Adguard in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-03-06 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-03-06 17:53:18.603