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How to uninstall Garry's Mod from your computer

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.

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

How to uninstall Garry's Mod using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Garry's Mod is a program by Facepunch Studios. Some users want to remove this program. This can be difficult because performing this manually takes some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY practice to remove Garry's Mod is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Garry's Mod or simply click the Search field and type in "Garry's Mod". The Garry's Mod app will be found very quickly. When you select Garry's Mod in the list of apps, the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Garry's Mod, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example 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 dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Garry's Mod.
Uninstall Garry's Mod

8. After uninstalling Garry's Mod, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with 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 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer 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 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove Garry's Mod by Facepunch Studios from your PC, we are not saying that Garry's Mod by Facepunch Studios is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Garry's Mod supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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