How to uninstall HAL from your PC

HAL is a computer program. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. HAL is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\INSTALLED\HAL folder, subject to the user's decision. The application's main executable file is called Hal.exe and its approximative size is 2.15 MB (2258432 bytes).

HAL contains of the executables below. They take 2.42 MB (2536808 bytes) on disk.

  • Hal.exe (2.15 MB)
  • HalUpdater.exe (199.50 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (72.35 KB)
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you remove HAL.

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove HAL:
  • C:\program files (x86)\hal\hal.exe

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files (x86)\hal\hal.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{E6484B9A-D5EF-45ED-BCDF-1AB229C17A40}C:\program files (x86)\hal\hal.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{0C4D75ED-6D6F-4686-B085-E15AAFDE0B39}C:\program files (x86)\hal\hal.exe

How to uninstall HAL using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Sometimes, computer users try to remove it. This is hard because doing this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE approach to remove HAL is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate HAL or simply click the Search field and type in "HAL". If it is installed on your PC the HAL program will be found very quickly. When you select HAL in the list , some information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding HAL, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HAL.
Uninstall HAL

8. After uninstalling HAL, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of HAL that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling HAL with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


2015-01-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130