# CollectIT Service

## A way to uninstall CollectIT Service from your system

This web page is about CollectIT Service for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by SoftWatch. You can find out more on SoftWatch or check for application updates here. More data about the app CollectIT Service can be seen at . Usually the CollectIT Service program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service directory, depending on the user's option during setup. You can remove CollectIT Service by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\uninst.exe. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. CollectIT.exe is the CollectIT Service's main executable file and it takes about 138.00 KB (141312 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in CollectIT Service. They take 400.77 KB (410385 bytes) on disk.

• CollectIT.exe (138.00 KB)
• CollectITService.exe (109.50 KB)
• ServiceHost.exe (63.00 KB)
• uninst.exe (90.27 KB)

The current page applies to CollectIT Service version 4.1.1.6 alone. Click on the links below for other CollectIT Service versions:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Directories left on disk:
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service

The files below remain on your disk when you remove CollectIT Service:
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\CollectIT.exe
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\CollectITService.exe
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\ConfigHandler.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\GlobalCbtHook.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\Interop.SHDocVw.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\Interop.WindowsInstaller.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\JsonFx.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\LogHandler.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\Logo.ico
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\md5_list.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\Microsoft.mshtml.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\NDde.dll
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\ServiceHost.exe
• C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\uninst.exe

Registry keys:
• HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CollectIT Service

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
• HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CollectIT\ImagePath

## How to uninstall CollectIT Service using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CollectIT Service is an application released by SoftWatch. Frequently, computer users want to uninstall it. This is hard because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall CollectIT Service is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your system.

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

3. Press the General Tools category

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool

5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find CollectIT Service or simply click the Search field and type in "CollectIT Service". If it exists on your system the CollectIT Service program will be found very quickly. After you select CollectIT Service in the list of programs, some information about the program is available to you:

• Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about CollectIT Service, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
• Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
• Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for CollectIT Service:

• The web site of the application is: http://www.softwatch.com/
• The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\uninst.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall CollectIT Service.

8. After removing CollectIT Service, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong CollectIT Service that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing CollectIT Service with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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