Need for Speed Most Wanted Need for Speed Most Wanted

A way to uninstall Need for Speed Most Wanted from your PC

Need for Speed Most Wanted is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\Need for Speed Most Wanted directory. Keep in mind that this path can vary being determined by the user's choice. Need for Speed Most Wanted's full uninstall command line is "C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\Need for Speed Most Wanted\unins000.exe". NFS13.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 13.72 MB (14389248 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in Need for Speed Most Wanted. They occupy 17.74 MB (18602958 bytes) on disk.

  • NFS13.exe (13.72 MB)
  • unins000.exe (698.28 KB)
  • ActivationUI.exe (1.04 MB)
  • D3D11Install.exe (198.88 KB)
  • Cleanup.exe (818.38 KB)
  • Touchup.exe (813.91 KB)
  • DXSETUP.exe (524.84 KB) to view all... When you're planning to uninstall Need for Speed Most Wanted you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Need for Speed Most Wanted:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Need for Speed Most Wanted:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\streaming_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\19410377\metadata.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\19410377\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012-box-art.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\19410377\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012-box-art.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\StreamingAssetsData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\19410377\StreamingSettings.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\21342126\manifest.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\21342126\metadata.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\21342126\need_for_speed_most_wanted_001.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\21342126\need_for_speed_most_wanted_002.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\21342126\need_for_speed_most_wanted_003.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\21342126\need_for_speed_most_wanted_004.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\need_for_speed_most_wanted_2012\21342126\need_for_speed_most_wanted_005.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\EA GAMES\Need for Speed Most Wanted
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Electronic Arts\EA Games\Need for Speed Most Wanted
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Need for Speed Most Wanted_is1

A way to delete Need for Speed Most Wanted using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Frequently, computer users try to erase it. This is troublesome because doing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE approach to erase Need for Speed Most Wanted 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Need for Speed Most Wanted or simply click the Search feature and type in "Need for Speed Most Wanted". If it is installed on your PC the Need for Speed Most Wanted application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Need for Speed Most Wanted in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Need for Speed Most Wanted, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Need for Speed Most Wanted.
Uninstall Need for Speed Most Wanted

8. After removing Need for Speed Most Wanted, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Need for Speed Most Wanted which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Need for Speed Most Wanted using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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2015-01-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130