Firebird Firebird

How to uninstall Firebird from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Firebird for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Firebird Project. Check out here for more details on Firebird Project. Detailed information about Firebird can be seen at . The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_1_5 folder. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. Firebird's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\unins000.exe. The program's main executable file is titled unins000.exe and occupies 74.21 KB (75986 bytes).

Firebird is comprised of the following executables which occupy 1.95 MB (2046241 bytes) on disk:

  • unins000.exe (74.21 KB)
  • fbguard.exe (64.00 KB)
  • fbserver.exe (1.45 MB)
  • fb_lock_print.exe (136.00 KB)
  • gstat.exe (68.00 KB)
  • instclient.exe (64.00 KB)
  • instreg.exe (44.00 KB)
  • instsvc.exe (68.00 KB) to view all...

This info is about Firebird version alone. If you're planning to uninstall Firebird you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Firebird from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird

The files below were left behind on your disk by Firebird when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\ADMIN-XP0601PFK.lck
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\aliases.conf
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fb_lock_print.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbclient.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbserver.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gbak.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gdef.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gfix.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gpre.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gsec.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gsplit.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gstat.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\ib_util.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\instclient.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\instreg.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\instsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\isql.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\msvcp60.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\msvcrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\qli.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\ChangeLog.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\fbudf.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\Firebird_conf.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\Firebird_v1.5.ReleaseNotes.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\installation_readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\README.instsvc
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\README.NTSecurity
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\README.Win32LibraryInstallation.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.aggregate_tracking
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.coalesce
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.context_variables
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.data_types
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.exception_handling
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.execute_statement
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.explicit_locks
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.nullif
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.order_by_expressions_nulls
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.savepoints
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.universal_triggers
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\WhatsNew.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\align.h
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api1.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api10.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api11.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api12.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api13.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api14.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api15.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api16.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api16t.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api2.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api3.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api4.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api5.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api6.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api7.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api8.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9f.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9f.def
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9f.sql
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\apifull.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn1.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn2.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn3.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn4.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn5.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dynfull.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\employe2.sql
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\employee.fbk
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\EMPLOYEE.FDB
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\example.h
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\makefile.bc
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\makefile.msc
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\readme
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat1.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat10.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat11.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat12.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat12t.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat2.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat3.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat4.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat5.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat6.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat7.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat8.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat9.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\udf.sql
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\udflib.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\udflib.def
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\firebird.conf
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\firebird.log
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\firebird.msg
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\help\help.fdb
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\IDPLicense.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\include\ib_util.h
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\include\ib_util.pas

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\Firebird Project
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FBDBServer_1_5_is1

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdGuardianDefaultInstance\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdGuardianDefaultInstance\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdServerDefaultInstance\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdServerDefaultInstance\ImagePath

A way to remove Firebird with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Firebird is a program by Firebird Project. Sometimes, people want to uninstall it. Sometimes this is hard because removing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall Firebird 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Firebird or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Firebird". If it exists on your system the Firebird application will be found very quickly. After you click Firebird in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Firebird, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Firebird

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Firebird
Uninstall Firebird

8. After removing Firebird, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Firebird that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Firebird with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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 XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Firebird by Firebird Project from your computer, nor are we saying that Firebird by Firebird Project is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Firebird in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-13 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-12 23:38:07.113