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A guide to uninstall Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 from your computer

This info is about Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Macromedia. You can read more on Macromedia or check for application updates here. More details about Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 can be found at . The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Macromedia\Dreamweaver 8 folder (same installation drive as Windows). Macromedia Dreamweaver 8's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{0837A661-FEC3-48B3-876C-91E7D32048A9}. Dreamweaver.exe is the Macromedia Dreamweaver 8's primary executable file and it occupies about 13.93 MB (14602240 bytes) on disk.

Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 is comprised of the following executables which occupy 14.08 MB (14766786 bytes) on disk:

  • Dreamweaver.exe (13.93 MB)
  • java.exe (20.07 KB)
  • javac.exe (20.09 KB)
  • javaw.exe (20.07 KB)
  • keytool.exe (20.09 KB)
  • policytool.exe (20.09 KB)
  • rmid.exe (20.08 KB)
  • rmiregistry.exe (20.09 KB)
  • tnameserv.exe (20.11 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 version only. You can find below info on other releases of Macromedia Dreamweaver 8:

Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Macromedia Dreamweaver 8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\Dreamweaver 8

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Macromedia Dreamweaver 8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\ActiveXNames.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\atadpswd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\_common.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Call JavaScript.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Call JavaScript.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Change Property.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Change Property.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Check Browser.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Check Browser.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Check Plugin.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Check Plugin.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Control Shockwave or Flash.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Control Shockwave or Flash.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Drag Layer.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Drag Layer.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Go To URL.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Go To URL.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Hide Pop-Up Menu.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Hide Pop-Up Menu.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Jump Menu Go.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Jump Menu Go.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Jump Menu.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Jump Menu.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\MM_findObj.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\MM_getProp.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\MM_hidePopupMenu.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\MM_preloadImages.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\MM_scanStyles.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\MM_swapImgRestore.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Open Browser Window.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Open Browser Window.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\parse_popup.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Play Sound.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Play Sound.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Popup Message.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Popup Message.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Preload Images.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Preload Images.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Nav Bar Image.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Nav Bar Image.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\_foldername.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Frame.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Frame.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Layer.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Layer.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Status Bar.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Status Bar.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Text Field.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Set Text\Set Text of Text Field.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Show Pop-Up Menu.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Show Pop-Up Menu.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Show-Hide Layers.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Show-Hide Layers.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Swap Image Restore.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Swap Image Restore.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Swap Image.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Swap Image.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Timeline\_foldername.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Timeline\Go To Timeline Frame.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Timeline\Go To Timeline Frame.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Timeline\Play Timeline.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Timeline\Play Timeline.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Timeline\Stop Timeline.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Timeline\Stop Timeline.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Validate Form.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Actions\Validate Form.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\4.0 and Later Browsers.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\HTML 4.01.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\IE 4.0.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\IE 5.0.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\IE 5.5.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\IE 6.0.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\Netscape 4.0.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\Behaviors\Events\Netscape 6.0.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\def_profiles.def
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Exceptions.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Firefox_1.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Firefox_1.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_3.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_4.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_4.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_5.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_5.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_5.2_Mac.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_5.2_Mac_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_5.5.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_5.5_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_6.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Internet_Explorer_6.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Mozilla_1.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_3.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_4.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_4.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_6.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_6.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_7.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_7.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_8.0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Navigator_8.0_CSS.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\Configuration\BrowserProfiles\Opera_2.1.txt

Frequently the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Dreamweaver 8|MM.ASPNetDesignerMgr.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Macromedia.DesignNotes\Shell\Edit with Dreamweaver 8
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Macromedia\Dreamweaver 8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\166A73803CEF3B8478C6197E3D02849A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Macromedia\Dreamweaver
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0837A661-FEC3-48B3-876C-91E7D32048A9}

Supplementary registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Dreamweaver 8\dreamweaver.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\166A73803CEF3B8478C6197E3D02849A\ProductName

A way to remove Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 is a program marketed by Macromedia. Frequently, users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because performing this manually requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE practice to uninstall Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 or simply click the Search field and type in "Macromedia Dreamweaver 8". If it is installed on your PC the Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 program will be found automatically. When you select Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 in the list of apps, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Macromedia Dreamweaver 8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Macromedia Dreamweaver 8:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{0837A661-FEC3-48B3-876C-91E7D32048A9}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Macromedia Dreamweaver 8.
Uninstall Macromedia Dreamweaver 8

8. After uninstalling Macromedia Dreamweaver 8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 by Macromedia from your PC, we are not saying that Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 by Macromedia is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered 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: 2016-06-19 02:25:36.703