GPL Ghostscript GPL Ghostscript

A guide to uninstall GPL Ghostscript from your computer

This web page is about GPL Ghostscript for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by Artifex Software Inc.. Take a look here for more details on Artifex Software Inc.. You can read more about related to GPL Ghostscript at . Usually the GPL Ghostscript application is installed in the C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.04 folder, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove GPL Ghostscript by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.04\uninstgs.exe. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for administrator rights. GPL Ghostscript's primary file takes about 166.50 KB (170496 bytes) and is called gswin64.exe.

GPL Ghostscript contains of the executables below. They take 383.48 KB (392686 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstgs.exe (58.98 KB)
  • gswin64.exe (166.50 KB)
  • gswin64c.exe (158.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 9.04 of GPL Ghostscript. You can find below info on other application versions of GPL Ghostscript: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\GPL Ghostscript
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Artifex\GPL Ghostscript
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\GPL Ghostscript
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Artifex\GPL Ghostscript
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\GPL Ghostscript

A way to uninstall GPL Ghostscript from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

GPL Ghostscript is a program offered by the software company Artifex Software Inc.. Some users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this by hand requires some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK procedure to uninstall GPL Ghostscript 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 a very useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

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 installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find GPL Ghostscript or simply click the Search field and type in "GPL Ghostscript". If it exists on your system the GPL Ghostscript application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select GPL Ghostscript in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding GPL Ghostscript, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for GPL Ghostscript:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.04\uninstgs.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove GPL Ghostscript.
Uninstall GPL Ghostscript

8. After uninstalling GPL Ghostscript, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong GPL Ghostscript which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing GPL Ghostscript with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall GPL Ghostscript by Artifex Software Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that GPL Ghostscript by Artifex Software Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall GPL Ghostscript in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that 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: 2016-06-18 23:39:36.713