MapleStory MapleStory

A guide to uninstall MapleStory from your system

MapleStory is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Nexon. Go over here where you can get more info on Nexon. Please follow if you want to read more on MapleStory on Nexon's website. The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\MapleStory directory. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's preference. The full command line for removing MapleStory is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. MapleStory's primary file takes around 14.45 MB (15156496 bytes) and is named MapleStory.exe.

The executables below are part of MapleStory. They occupy about 21.25 MB (22286448 bytes) on disk.

  • awesomium_pak_utility.exe (120.00 KB)
  • awesomium_process.exe (39.47 KB)
  • eTracer.exe (183.92 KB)
  • GameLauncher.exe (189.00 KB)
  • MapleStory.exe (14.45 MB)
  • nxsteam.exe (4.30 MB)
  • Patcher.exe (1.59 MB)
  • Setup.exe (400.00 KB) to view all... Numerous files, folders and Windows registry data can be left behind when you remove MapleStory from your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\maplestory
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\maplestory
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\maplestory

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove MapleStory:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\maplestory.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\maplestory_2.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\maplestory.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\maplestory_2.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\maplestory\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\maplestory\streaming_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\maplestory_2\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\maplestory\21016767\automated_launch.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\maplestory\21016767\maplestory-box-art.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\maplestory\21016767\maplestory-box-art.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\maplestory\21016767\metadata.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\maplestory\21016767\StreamingSettings.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\maplestory\20866243\manifest.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\maplestory\20866243\maplestory_001.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\maplestory\20866243\metadata.json

How to uninstall MapleStory from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MapleStory is an application marketed by Nexon. Some users choose to remove this program. This can be difficult because doing this manually requires some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK practice to remove MapleStory 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find MapleStory or simply activate the Search field and type in "MapleStory". If it is installed on your PC the MapleStory app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click MapleStory in the list of programs, some information about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about MapleStory, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for MapleStory:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall MapleStory.
Uninstall MapleStory

8. After uninstalling MapleStory, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong MapleStory which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling MapleStory 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 ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove MapleStory by Nexon from your computer, we are not saying that MapleStory by Nexon is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove MapleStory in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 03:38:12.537