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How to uninstall HDR Efex Pro from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to remove HDR Efex Pro for Windows. It was created for Windows by Nik Software, Inc.. You can read more on Nik Software, Inc. or check for application updates here. The application is often located in the C:\Program Files\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro\Uninstall HDR Efex Pro.exe is the full command line if you want to remove HDR Efex Pro. The application's main executable file is labeled HDR Efex Pro.exe and it has a size of 18.30 MB (19186688 bytes).

HDR Efex Pro installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 31.61 MB (33147192 bytes) on disk.

  • HDR Efex Pro.exe (12.25 MB)
  • Uninstall HDR Efex Pro.exe (547.75 KB)
  • HDR Efex Pro.exe (18.30 MB)
  • SliceParser.exe (270.03 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of HDR Efex Pro. You can find below info on other releases of HDR Efex Pro:

When you're planning to uninstall HDR Efex Pro you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS5\Plug-ins\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove HDR Efex Pro:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS5\Plug-ins\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro\HDR Efex Pro.8bf.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro\Favorites\Favorites.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro\hdr_efex_pro_log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro\HDREfexPro.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Bridge CS5\Startup Scripts\HDR Efex Pro.jsx

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HDR Efex Pro
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nik Software\HDR Efex Pro

How to remove HDR Efex Pro from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HDR Efex Pro is an application offered by the software company Nik Software, Inc.. Frequently, computer users choose to erase this application. This is troublesome because removing this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK way to erase HDR Efex Pro 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 good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find HDR Efex Pro or simply click the Search feature and type in "HDR Efex Pro". If it is installed on your PC the HDR Efex Pro application will be found very quickly. After you click HDR Efex Pro in the list of programs, some data about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about HDR Efex Pro, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HDR Efex Pro.
Uninstall HDR Efex Pro

8. After removing HDR Efex Pro, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of HDR Efex Pro that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HDR Efex Pro with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall HDR Efex Pro by Nik Software, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that HDR Efex Pro by Nik Software, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall HDR Efex Pro supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-27 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 16:18:40.287