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A way to uninstall Arc from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Arc for Windows. The Windows version was created by Perfect World Entertainment. You can read more on Perfect World Entertainment or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on Arc on Perfect World Entertainment's web page. The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Arc directory. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's preference. The full command line for removing Arc is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{CED8E25B-122A-4E80-B612-7F99B93284B3}\setup.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. Arc's main file takes about 405.96 KB (415704 bytes) and is named ArcLauncher.exe.

The executable files below are part of Arc. They take an average of 23.75 MB (24904224 bytes) on disk.

  • Arc.exe (3.29 MB)
  • ArcBrowser.exe (833.96 KB)
  • ArcChat.exe (2.35 MB)
  • ArcErrRep.exe (905.96 KB)
  • ArcLauncher.exe (405.96 KB)
  • ArcOSBrowser.exe (1.29 MB)
  • ArcOSOverlay.exe (2.21 MB)
  • ArcRepair.exe (1.96 MB)
  • ArcService.exe (85.96 KB)
  • ArcUpdate.exe (2.04 MB)
  • Blacklight Retribution.exe (8.09 MB)
  • launcher.exe (345.96 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of Arc. For more Arc versions please click below:

Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Arc.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Arc:
  • C:\Program Files\Arc

The files below are left behind on your disk by Arc's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\Arc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\Arc.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcBrowser.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcChat.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcErrRep.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcLauncher.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcOSBrowser.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcOSOverlay.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcOverlayAssist_64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcOverlayStub.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcOverlayStub_64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcPipe2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcRepair.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcSDK.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcService.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcSteamHelper.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ArcVoice.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\BJPatcherLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\bjpatching.log
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\cef.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\cef_cookies\Cookies
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\cef_resources.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\CfgFileList.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\Client_string_table.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\clientlog.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\Config.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\content_resources.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\CoreUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\cpprest110_2_5.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\cpprest120_2_5.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\cpprest120_2_6.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\Custom.css
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\D3DCompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\d3dcompiler_46.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\d3dx9_24.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\D3DX9_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\datafiles\imagesets\tmp\avatar\user.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\Desinstalar o Arc.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\devtools_resources.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\ffmpegsumo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\font\Lucida Grande.ttf
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\font\Lucida Sans Unicode Regular.ttf
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\font\OpenSans-Light.ttf
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\font\OpenSans-Regular.ttf
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\font\OpenSans-Semibold_0.ttf
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\gameconfig.json
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\gameinfo.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\gamepatch\bl\Blacklight Retribution.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\gamepatch\woi\arcwoi.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\gamepatch\woi\launcher.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\HttpDownloader.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\HttpDownloaderPipeCopy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\icudt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\images\BL.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\images\FW.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\images\logo_new.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\images\NW.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\images\PWI.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\images\STO.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\images\SWM.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\libcef.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Program Files\Arc\locales\pl.pak

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{CED8E25B-122A-4E80-B612-7F99B93284B3}

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ArcService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{D7FC8609-124F-427F-AB83-9BFC034B9DE0}C:\program files\arc\arcchat.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{6FE05C25-5D51-47BF-A25B-DACC0652E326}C:\program files\arc\arcchat.exe

A way to erase Arc with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Arc is a program by the software company Perfect World Entertainment. Some computer users choose to erase it. This can be difficult because uninstalling this manually takes some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK practice to erase Arc 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Arc or simply activate the Search field and type in "Arc". The Arc application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Arc in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Arc, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Arc:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{CED8E25B-122A-4E80-B612-7F99B93284B3}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Arc.
Uninstall Arc

8. After uninstalling Arc, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Arc which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Arc using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Arc by Perfect World Entertainment from your computer, nor are we saying that Arc by Perfect World Entertainment is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Arc in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:54:33.270