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A way to uninstall Android Studio from your computer

This page is about Android Studio for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Google Inc.. More data about Google Inc. can be seen here. Click on to get more details about Android Studio on Google Inc.'s website. Android Studio is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. Android Studio's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\uninstall.exe. studio64.exe is the Android Studio's primary executable file and it occupies about 548.32 KB (561480 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Android Studio. They take 4.06 MB (4255088 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (2.25 MB)
  • fsnotifier.exe (69.54 KB)
  • restarter.exe (51.50 KB)
  • runnerw.exe (103.60 KB)
  • studio.exe (530.32 KB)
  • studio64.exe (548.32 KB)
  • vistalauncher.exe (61.57 KB)
  • winpty-agent.exe (180.00 KB)
  • winpty-agent.exe (180.00 KB)
  • winpty-agent.exe (126.50 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 1.0 of Android Studio. A considerable amount of files, folders and registry data will be left behind when you are trying to remove Android Studio from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Android Studio from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\com\android\tools\external\lombok\lombok-ast\0.2.3\lombok-ast-0.2.3.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\com\google\code\gson\gson\2.2.4\gson-2.2.4.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\com\google\guava\guava\17.0\guava-17.0.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\com\squareup\javawriter\2.5.0\javawriter-2.5.0.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\commons-codec\commons-codec\1.4\commons-codec-1.4.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\commons-logging\commons-logging\1.1.1\commons-logging-1.1.1.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\net\sf\kxml\kxml2\2.3.0\kxml2-2.3.0.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\org\apache\commons\commons-compress\1.8.1\commons-compress-1.8.1.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\org\apache\httpcomponents\httpclient\4.1.1\httpclient-4.1.1.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\org\apache\httpcomponents\httpcore\4.1\httpcore-4.1.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\org\apache\httpcomponents\httpmime\4.1\httpmime-4.1.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\org\bouncycastle\bcpkix-jdk15on\1.48\bcpkix-jdk15on-1.48.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\gradle\m2repository\org\bouncycastle\bcprov-jdk15on\1.48\bcprov-jdk15on-1.48.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\bin\java.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\java.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\msvcr100.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\net.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\nio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\server\jvm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\sunec.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\sunmscapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\verify.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\bin\zip.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\lib\ext\sunec.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\lib\ext\sunjce_provider.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\lib\ext\sunmscapi.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\lib\jce.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\lib\jsse.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\jre\lib\rt.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\jre\lib\tools.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\lib\external-system-rt.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\lib\groovy-all-2.4.6.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\lib\gson-2.5.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\plugins\gradle\lib\gradle-tooling-extension-api.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\plugins\gradle\lib\gradle-tooling-extension-impl.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\plugins\gradle\lib\guava-jdk5-17.0.jar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Android\sdk\tools\lib\asset-studio-25.3.0.jar

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Android Studio
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Android Studio

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files\android\android studio\jre\bin\java.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files\android\android studio\jre\bin\java.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{DEF3200D-B589-4B5A-8F5A-8205F044CD1F}C:\program files\android\android studio\jre\bin\java.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{A4D697A2-CEE2-4921-9537-EDFAF10CAD98}C:\program files\android\android studio\jre\bin\java.exe

How to remove Android Studio from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Android Studio is an application offered by the software company Google Inc.. Some users choose to erase it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because deleting this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY solution to erase Android Studio is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Android Studio or simply activate the Search field and type in "Android Studio". If it is installed on your PC the Android Studio program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Android Studio in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Android Studio, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Android Studio:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Android Studio.
Uninstall Android Studio

8. After uninstalling Android Studio, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Android Studio which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Android Studio with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Android Studio by Google Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Android Studio by Google Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Android Studio supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:24:32.520