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How 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:

A way to erase Gears of War with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Gears of War is an application released by the software company Microsoft Game Studios. Sometimes, people choose to erase it. This can be troublesome because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding PCs. The best EASY way to erase 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 already installed 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. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Gears of War or simply activate the Search field and type in "Gears of War". If it is installed on your PC the Gears of War program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Gears of War in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

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

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

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

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


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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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Gears of War by Microsoft Game Studios from your PC, nor are we saying that Gears of War by Microsoft Game Studios is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Gears of War in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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