Garry's Mod Garry's Mod

How to uninstall Garry's Mod from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Garry's Mod for Windows. It is produced by Facepunch Studios. Take a look here where you can find out more on Facepunch Studios. More information about Garry's Mod can be seen at . Garry's Mod is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\GarrysMod folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. Garry's Mod's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe. DXSETUP.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 505.84 KB (517976 bytes) on disk.

Garry's Mod is composed of the following executables which occupy 15.19 MB (15923072 bytes) on disk:

  • hl2.exe (141.50 KB)
  • awesomium_process.exe (41.57 KB)
  • bspzip.exe (412.41 KB)
  • captioncompiler.exe (181.91 KB)
  • demoinfo.exe (100.00 KB)
  • dmxedit.exe (1.61 MB)
  • elementviewer.exe (3.09 MB)
  • glview.exe (195.41 KB)
  • gmad.exe (251.00 KB)
  • gmpublish.exe (295.50 KB)
  • hammer.exe (126.50 KB)
  • height2normal.exe (679.41 KB)
  • height2ssbump.exe (689.91 KB)
  • hlfaceposer.exe (1.59 MB)
  • hlmv.exe (457.41 KB)
  • shadercompile.exe (78.00 KB)
  • splitskybox.exe (133.41 KB)
  • studiomdl.exe (1.79 MB)
  • vbsp.exe (1.39 MB)
  • vpk.exe (644.41 KB)
  • vrad.exe (78.00 KB)
  • vtex.exe (75.91 KB)
  • vtf2tga.exe (704.41 KB)
  • vvis.exe (69.00 KB)
  • DXSETUP.exe (505.84 KB) to view all... Many files, folders and Windows registry data can be left behind when you are trying to remove Garry's Mod from your PC.

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Garry's Mod:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Steam\Garry's Mod.url

Usually the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Steam App 4000

A way to erase Garry's Mod with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Garry's Mod is a program released by the software company Facepunch Studios. Sometimes, people decide to remove this program. This is efortful because performing this by hand takes some skill related to PCs. One of the best QUICK action to remove Garry's Mod is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Garry's Mod or simply activate the Search field and type in "Garry's Mod". If it exists on your system the Garry's Mod application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Garry's Mod in the list , some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Garry's Mod, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Garry's Mod:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Garry's Mod.
Uninstall Garry's Mod

8. After uninstalling Garry's Mod, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Garry's Mod that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Garry's Mod using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Garry's Mod by Facepunch Studios from your computer, we are not saying that Garry's Mod by Facepunch Studios is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Garry's Mod supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:17:30.013