MathType 6 MathType 6

A way to uninstall MathType 6 from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove MathType 6 for Windows. The Windows release was created by Design Science, Inc.. You can find out more on Design Science, Inc. or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on MathType 6 on Design Science, Inc.'s page. MathType 6 is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\MathType directory, depending on the user's option. The full command line for removing MathType 6 is C:\Program Files\MathType\Setup.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 1.95 MB (2041360 bytes) on disk and is named MathType.exe.

MathType 6 is composed of the following executables which occupy 2.81 MB (2941416 bytes) on disk:

  • MathType.exe (1.95 MB)
  • Setup.exe (825.52 KB)
  • copybtn.exe (53.45 KB)

This data is about MathType 6 version 6.6 only. For more MathType 6 versions please click below:

If you are manually uninstalling MathType 6 we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

The files below remain on your disk by MathType 6's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\STARTUP\MathType Commands 6 For Word.dotm
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.8\doc\guides\wp-conv\mathtype.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\MathType6.log

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\PowerPoint\AddIns\MathType AddIn (PowerPoint 2007)
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DSMT6

How to remove MathType 6 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MathType 6 is an application offered by the software company Design Science, Inc.. Frequently, people want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because doing this by hand takes some knowledge related to PCs. The best QUICK solution to uninstall MathType 6 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find MathType 6 or simply activate the Search field and type in "MathType 6". The MathType 6 app will be found very quickly. After you click MathType 6 in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding MathType 6, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for MathType 6:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\MathType\Setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall MathType 6.
Uninstall MathType 6

8. After removing MathType 6, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong MathType 6 which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling MathType 6 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 able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall MathType 6 by Design Science, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that MathType 6 by Design Science, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall MathType 6 in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 15:08:00.980