Application InstallRoot

How to uninstall InstallRoot from your system

This page contains complete information on how to remove InstallRoot for Windows. It was coded for Windows by DoD PKE. More information on DoD PKE can be seen here. You can get more details about InstallRoot at . InstallRoot is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot directory, depending on the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling InstallRoot is MsiExec.exe /I{294018DA-10CF-413C-894E-D6635B16175B}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for administrator rights. InstallRoot.exe is the InstallRoot's primary executable file and it occupies approximately 5.89 MB (6180024 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of InstallRoot. They occupy about 7.47 MB (7837736 bytes) on disk.

  • InstallRoot.exe (5.89 MB)
  • InstallRootService.exe (639.68 KB)
  • InstallRootUI.exe (979.18 KB)

This web page is about InstallRoot version 4.0.1 only. You can find here a few links to other InstallRoot releases: to view all...
InstallRoot has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove InstallRoot:
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\freebl3.chk
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\freebl3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\InstallRoot.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\InstallRoot.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\InstallRootService.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\InstallRootUI.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\IrTampLib_SWIG_sc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\IrTampLib_SWIG_vc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\log4net.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\Microsoft.Windows.Shell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\nspr4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\nssdbm3.chk
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\nssdbm3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\nssutil3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\plc4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\plds4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\RibbonControlsLibrary.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\service\logs\InstallRoot.log
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\softokn3.chk
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\softokn3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\sqlite3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.0\cache\DoD.ir4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.0\cache\ECA.ir4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.0\cache\JITC.ir4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.0\InstallRoot.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.1\cache\DoD.ir4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.1\cache\ECA.ir4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.1\cache\JITC.ir4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\4.1\InstallRoot.log

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AD810492FC01C31498E46D36B56171B5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Common\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Access Connectivity Engine\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Access\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Common\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Excel\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Groove\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\InfoPath\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\OMS\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\OneNote\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Outlook\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\PowerPoint\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Project\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Publisher\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Visio\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Wxp\InstallRoot
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{294018DA-10CF-413C-894E-D6635B16175B}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\InstallRoot

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AD810492FC01C31498E46D36B56171B5\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\DoD-PKE\InstallRoot\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{294018DA-10CF-413C-894E-D6635B16175B}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\InstallRoot\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\InstallRoot\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\InstallRoot\ImagePath

A way to erase InstallRoot with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

InstallRoot is an application released by the software company DoD PKE. Sometimes, people decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE practice to remove InstallRoot 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find InstallRoot or simply activate the Search field and type in "InstallRoot". If it exists on your system the InstallRoot program will be found automatically. When you click InstallRoot in the list , the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding InstallRoot, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for InstallRoot:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{294018DA-10CF-413C-894E-D6635B16175B}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall InstallRoot.
Uninstall InstallRoot

8. After removing InstallRoot, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong InstallRoot that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling InstallRoot using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall InstallRoot by DoD PKE from your computer, we are not saying that InstallRoot by DoD PKE is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall InstallRoot supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-19 22:42:05.500