Gpg4win (2.2.1) Gpg4win (2.2.1)

How to uninstall Gpg4win (2.2.1) from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall Gpg4win (2.2.1) for Windows. It is written by The Gpg4win Project. You can find out more on The Gpg4win Project or check for application updates here. Click on to get more data about Gpg4win (2.2.1) on The Gpg4win Project's website. Usually the Gpg4win (2.2.1) program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\GNU\GnuPG directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove Gpg4win (2.2.1) by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\GNU\GnuPG\gpg4win-uninstall.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. gpg4win-uninstall.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 139.50 KB (142848 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Gpg4win (2.2.1). They take an average of 10.39 MB (10897055 bytes) on disk.

  • dbus-launch.exe (12.50 KB)
  • dbus-monitor.exe (19.50 KB)
  • dbus-send.exe (41.00 KB)
  • dirmngr-client.exe (52.50 KB)
  • dirmngr.exe (213.00 KB)
  • dirmngr_ldap.exe (48.00 KB)
  • gdbus.exe (36.00 KB)
  • gdk-pixbuf-pixdata.exe (14.50 KB)
  • gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders.exe (17.00 KB)
  • gio-querymodules.exe (13.50 KB)
  • glib-compile-resources.exe (35.50 KB)
  • glib-compile-schemas.exe (44.00 KB)
  • glib-genmarshal.exe (34.50 KB)
  • gobject-query.exe (14.50 KB)
  • gpg-agent.exe (306.50 KB)
  • gpg-connect-agent.exe (169.50 KB)
  • gpg-error.exe (26.00 KB)
  • gpg-preset-passphrase.exe (97.50 KB)
  • gpg-protect-tool.exe (186.50 KB)
  • gpg2.exe (797.00 KB)
  • gpg2keys_curl.exe (51.50 KB)
  • gpg2keys_finger.exe (73.00 KB)
  • gpg2keys_hkp.exe (57.50 KB)
  • gpg2keys_kdns.exe (68.00 KB)
  • gpg2keys_ldap.exe (70.50 KB)
  • gpg4win-uninstall.exe (139.50 KB)
  • gpgconf.exe (139.50 KB)
  • gpgme-w32spawn.exe (16.50 KB)
  • gpgsm.exe (402.00 KB)
  • gpgtar.exe (112.50 KB)
  • gpgv2.exe (415.00 KB)
  • gresource.exe (17.50 KB)
  • gsettings.exe (23.00 KB)
  • gspawn-win32-helper-console.exe (14.50 KB)
  • gspawn-win32-helper.exe (14.50 KB)
  • gtk-query-immodules-2.0.exe (16.50 KB)
  • gtk-update-icon-cache.exe (32.00 KB)
  • kwatchgnupg.exe (15.00 KB)
  • md5sum.exe (19.00 KB)
  • mkportable.exe (56.50 KB)
  • pango-querymodules.exe (32.66 KB)
  • paperkey.exe (37.50 KB)
  • pinentry-gtk-2.exe (83.50 KB)
  • pinentry.exe (250.00 KB)
  • pinentry-w32.exe (43.50 KB)
  • qdbus.exe (129.00 KB)
  • scdaemon.exe (335.50 KB)
  • sha1sum.exe (23.50 KB)
  • sha256sum.exe (17.50 KB)
  • dbus-daemon.exe (620.50 KB)
  • kbuildsycoca4.exe (254.00 KB)
  • kdebugdialog.exe (116.00 KB)
  • kgpgconf.exe (199.50 KB)
  • kleopatra.exe (3.88 MB)
  • kwatchgnupg.exe (207.50 KB)
  • gpgsm.exe (13.00 KB)
  • gpgv.exe (13.00 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 2.2.1 of Gpg4win (2.2.1). If you are manually uninstalling Gpg4win (2.2.1) we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Gpg4win (2.2.1):
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Utilitaires\Gpg4win

Files remaining:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Utilitaires\Gpg4win\Documentation\Claws-Mail Manual.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Utilitaires\Gpg4win\Documentation\Compendium de Gpg4win (HTML, allemand).url
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Utilitaires\Gpg4win\Documentation\Compendium de Gpg4win (HTML, anglais).url

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GPG4Win

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Claws-Mail.Url.mailto\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Claws-Mail.Url.mailto\mailto\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{42d30988-1a3a-11da-c687-000d6080e735}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{CCD955E4-5C16-4A33-AFDA-A8947A94946B}\InprocServer32\

How to uninstall Gpg4win (2.2.1) from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Gpg4win (2.2.1) is an application by The Gpg4win Project. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this program. This is efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some know-how related to PCs. The best EASY solution to uninstall Gpg4win (2.2.1) is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.


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

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Gpg4win (2.2.1) or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Gpg4win (2.2.1)". If it exists on your system the Gpg4win (2.2.1) program will be found very quickly. After you click Gpg4win (2.2.1) in the list of applications, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Gpg4win (2.2.1), from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Gpg4win (2.2.1):

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\GNU\GnuPG\gpg4win-uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Gpg4win (2.2.1).
Uninstall Gpg4win (2.2.1)

8. After removing Gpg4win (2.2.1), Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Gpg4win (2.2.1) that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Gpg4win (2.2.1) using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Gpg4win (2.2.1) by The Gpg4win Project from your PC, we are not saying that Gpg4win (2.2.1) by The Gpg4win Project is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Gpg4win (2.2.1) 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' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:30:26.880