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A way to uninstall Classic FTP from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Classic FTP for Windows. It was coded for Windows by NCH Software. More information on NCH Software can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on Classic FTP on NCH Software's web page. Classic FTP is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ClassicFTP folder, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. The full uninstall command line for Classic FTP is C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\classicftp.exe. The program's main executable file is labeled classicftp.exe and it has a size of 999.53 KB (1023520 bytes).

The executable files below are installed along with Classic FTP. They occupy about 1.31 MB (1373248 bytes) on disk.

  • classicftp.exe (999.53 KB)
  • classicftpsetup_v2.38.exe (341.53 KB)

The current page applies to Classic FTP version 2.38 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Classic FTP: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Classic FTP we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Classic FTP from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP

The files below remain on your disk by Classic FTP's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\classicftp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\classicftpsetup_v2.38.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\advprop.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\arrowlist.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\bookmarkadder.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\bookmarkremover.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\changefileperms.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\connect.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\filestatus.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\general.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\help.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\hlp.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\index.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\introduction.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\keys.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\licenceterms.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\proxy.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\quickconnect.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\siteexport.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\sitemanager.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\siteprop.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\tools.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\transfer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\troubleshoot.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Help\userlogin.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\Classic FTP.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-07-29 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-07-31 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-01 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-02 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-03 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-04 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-06 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-11 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-23 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-24 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-08-30 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-10 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-12 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-13 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-14 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-15 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-17 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-26 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-27 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-09-30 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-10-09 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-11-13 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-11-14 Classic FTP Log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\Logs\2016-11-15 Classic FTP Log.txt

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ClassicFTP

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\classicftp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\classicftp.exe.FriendlyAppName

A way to uninstall Classic FTP from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Classic FTP is a program released by NCH Software. Sometimes, users decide to remove this application. Sometimes this is hard because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE action to remove Classic FTP is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Classic FTP or simply click the Search field and type in "Classic FTP". The Classic FTP app will be found automatically. After you select Classic FTP in the list of programs, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Classic FTP, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Classic FTP:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\classicftp.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Classic FTP.
Uninstall Classic FTP

8. After removing Classic FTP, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Classic FTP that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Classic FTP with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to remove Classic FTP by NCH Software from your computer, nor are we saying that Classic FTP by NCH Software is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Classic FTP in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 17:06:59.597