ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop

A way to uninstall ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop from your system

ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.. You can find out more on Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. or check for application updates here. Click on to get more details about ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop on Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.'s website. Usually the ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.2 directory, depending on the user's option during setup. You can remove ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcGIS\Support\ESRI.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. ArcCatalog.exe is the ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop's primary executable file and it occupies around 875.37 KB (896376 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed alongside ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. They occupy about 30.60 MB (32084784 bytes) on disk.

  • TestGPRAM.exe (72.00 KB)
  • agfshp.exe (174.87 KB)
  • aisdtslist.exe (3.88 MB)
  • aisdtsp2a.exe (3.89 MB)
  • aisdtsr2g.exe (3.92 MB)
  • AppESRIPrintLocal.exe (71.37 KB)
  • AppROT.exe (47.37 KB)
  • ArcCatalog.exe (875.37 KB)
  • ArcGlobe.exe (1.86 MB)
  • ArcMap.exe (2.38 MB)
  • ARConfig.exe (169.87 KB)
  • ArcReaderHost.exe (1.11 MB)
  • ArcScene.exe (1.34 MB)
  • ArcSOCP.exe (130.37 KB)
  • ArcSOMP.exe (69.37 KB)
  • avmifshp.exe (190.87 KB)
  • Categories.exe (109.87 KB)
  • DesktopIndexingService.exe (46.87 KB)
  • DesktopThumbnailUpdatingService.exe (37.37 KB)
  • import71.exe (61.87 KB)
  • JavaConfigTool.exe (634.87 KB)
  • MakeServerStyleSet.exe (123.00 KB)
  • mp.exe (1.08 MB)
  • RuntimeLocalServer.exe (1.45 MB)
  • SchematicDatasetEditor.exe (2.16 MB)
  • SetBingKey.exe (113.87 KB)
  • SHAPEDXF.EXE (174.87 KB)
  • shpagf.exe (182.87 KB)
  • TextureCookerService.exe (20.37 KB)
  • java-rmi.exe (33.89 KB)
  • java.exe (146.39 KB)
  • javacpl.exe (58.39 KB)
  • javaw.exe (146.39 KB)
  • javaws.exe (154.39 KB)
  • jbroker.exe (82.39 KB)
  • jp2launcher.exe (23.39 KB)
  • jqs.exe (150.39 KB)
  • jqsnotify.exe (54.39 KB)
  • jucheck.exe (372.00 KB)
  • jureg.exe (48.00 KB)
  • jusched.exe (140.00 KB)
  • keytool.exe (33.89 KB)
  • kinit.exe (33.89 KB)
  • klist.exe (33.89 KB)
  • ktab.exe (33.89 KB)
  • orbd.exe (33.89 KB)
  • pack200.exe (33.89 KB)
  • policytool.exe (33.89 KB)
  • rmid.exe (33.89 KB)
  • rmiregistry.exe (33.89 KB)
  • servertool.exe (33.89 KB)
  • ssvagent.exe (30.39 KB)
  • tnameserv.exe (33.89 KB)
  • unpack200.exe (130.39 KB)
  • launcher.exe (46.42 KB)
  • DocDefragmenter.exe (374.50 KB)
  • MXDDoctor.exe (1.15 MB)
  • AdvancedArcMapSettings.exe (856.50 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop version 10.2.3348 only. For other ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop versions please click below:

ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Civil|ARC GIS|Desktop10.2|Bin|ESRI.ArcGIS.GDBAdminUI.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Civil|ARC GIS|Desktop10.2|bin|ESRI.ArcGIS.MetadataEditor.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Civil|ARC GIS|Desktop10.2|Bin|ESRI.ArcGIS.MosaicDatasetUI.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Civil|ARC GIS|Desktop10.2|Bin|ESRI.ArcGIS.MxCommands.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Civil|ARC GIS|Desktop10.2|bin|ESRI.ArcGIS.ReportWriter.Core.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Civil|ARC GIS|Desktop10.2|bin|ESRI.ArcGIS.SearchControl.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5540FE4446758514093BAC84B3BCF157
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5540FE4446758514093BAC84B3BCF157\ProductName

How to remove ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop is an application marketed by Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users try to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because uninstalling this manually requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY manner to erase ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop or simply activate the Search feature and type in "ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop". If it is installed on your PC the ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop app will be found very quickly. When you select ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop in the list , the following information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcGIS\Support\ESRI.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop.
Uninstall ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop

8. After removing ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop by Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop by Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 05:02:44.080