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How to uninstall OBS Studio from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall OBS Studio for Windows. The Windows version was developed by OBS Project. More information on OBS Project can be seen here. OBS Studio is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\obs-studio directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. C:\Program Files (x86)\obs-studio\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall OBS Studio. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.13 MB (2228672 bytes) on disk and is titled obs32.exe.

The following executables are installed together with OBS Studio. They take about 7.04 MB (7386892 bytes) on disk.



  • uninstall.exe (59.45 KB)
  • obs32.exe (2.13 MB)
  • obs64.exe (2.49 MB)
  • ffmpeg-mux32.exe (35.94 KB)
  • ffmpeg-mux64.exe (44.44 KB)
  • get-graphics-offsets32.exe (190.44 KB)
  • get-graphics-offsets64.exe (207.44 KB)
  • inject-helper32.exe (172.44 KB)
  • inject-helper64.exe (188.94 KB)
  • cef-bootstrap.exe (670.94 KB)
  • wow_helper.exe (71.44 KB)
  • cef-bootstrap.exe (841.94 KB)
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This info is about OBS Studio version 20.1.3 alone. For other OBS Studio versions please click below:

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OBS Studio has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall OBS Studio from your computer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio

The files below remain on your disk when you remove OBS Studio:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\basic\profiles\Untitled\basic.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\basic\profiles\Untitled\service.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\basic\scenes\Untitled.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\global.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-05 18-10-28.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-05 18-21-48.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-05 20-10-40.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-05 20-31-47.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-05 20-49-29.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-05 20-57-28.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-07 12-46-11.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-07 12-48-09.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-01-14 14-11-54.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\logs\2018-02-04 14-01-44.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000003
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000004
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000005
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000009
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00000a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00000b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00000c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00000d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00000e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00000f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000010
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000011
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000013
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000014
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000015
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000016
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000017
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000018
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000019
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00001a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00001d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00001e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00001f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000020
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000023
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000024
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00002a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00002c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00002e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000034
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000035
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000036
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000037
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00003a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000042
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000043
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000048
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000049
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00004a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00004d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000052
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000067
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000068
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00006a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00006c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00006e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000072
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000074
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000075
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000076
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000077
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000078
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000079
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00007b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00007c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00007d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00007e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_00007f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000080
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000081
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000082
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000083
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000084
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000085
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\f_000086
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\databases\Databases.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\IndexedDB\https_streamlabs.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\IndexedDB\https_streamlabs.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\IndexedDB\https_streamlabs.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\IndexedDB\https_streamlabs.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\IndexedDB\https_streamlabs.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\QuotaManager
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\obs-browser\Visited Links
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\rtmp-services\meta.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\rtmp-services\package.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\rtmp-services\services.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\obs-studio\plugin_config\rtmp-services\twitch_ingests.json

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\OBS Studio
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\OBS Studio

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\obs-studio\bin\64bit\obs64.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\OBS-Studio-20.1.3-Full-Installer.exe




A way to remove OBS Studio with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

OBS Studio is a program by OBS Project. Frequently, people decide to uninstall this program. This is troublesome because deleting this manually takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK solution to uninstall OBS Studio 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find OBS Studio or simply click the Search feature and type in "OBS Studio". The OBS Studio program will be found very quickly. When you click OBS Studio in the list of apps, some data about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about OBS Studio, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove OBS Studio.
Uninstall OBS Studio


8. After uninstalling OBS Studio, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of OBS Studio which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling OBS Studio with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove OBS Studio by OBS Project from your PC, nor are we saying that OBS Studio by OBS Project is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove OBS Studio in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-11-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-19 01:09:33.663