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A way to uninstall Gears of War from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Gears of War for Windows. It was created for Windows by Microsoft Game Studios. More data about Microsoft Game Studios can be read here. Detailed information about Gears of War can be found at . The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Games\Gears of War folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling Gears of War is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{1170D24F-42B7-40CF-AA1B-6395CE562354}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040a. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. Gears of War's main file takes around 26.87 MB (28179536 bytes) and is named WarGame-G4WLive.A465.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in Gears of War. They occupy 123.16 MB (129140736 bytes) on disk.

  • Startup.A465.exe (1.91 MB)
  • WarGame-G4WLive.A465.exe (26.87 MB)
  • 7-9_vista_driver-only.exe (35.24 MB)
  • 7-9_xp_driver-only.exe (28.93 MB)
  • amdcpusetup.exe (2.83 MB)
  • Startup.exe (508.00 KB)
  • WarGame-G4WLive.exe (26.87 MB) to view all...

The current page applies to Gears of War version 1.00.0000 only. You can find below info on other application versions of Gears of War:

Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove Gears of War.

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Games\Gears of War
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F42D07117B24FC04AAB13659EC653245
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Games\Gears of War
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{1170D24F-42B7-40CF-AA1B-6395CE562354}

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F42D07117B24FC04AAB13659EC653245\ProductName

A way to remove Gears of War from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Gears of War is an application offered by Microsoft Game Studios. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall Gears of War 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Gears of War or simply activate the Search field and type in "Gears of War". If it exists on your system the Gears of War program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Gears of War in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Gears of War, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Gears of War:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{1170D24F-42B7-40CF-AA1B-6395CE562354}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040a
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Gears of War.
Uninstall Gears of War

8. After removing Gears of War, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Gears of War that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Gears of War using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Gears of War by Microsoft Game Studios from your PC, we are not saying that Gears of War by Microsoft Game Studios is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Gears of War supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 01:01:07.053