Opera 12.16 Opera 12.16

A guide to uninstall Opera 12.16 from your PC

This info is about Opera 12.16 for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Opera Software ASA. Take a look here for more information on Opera Software ASA. More details about Opera 12.16 can be seen at . Opera 12.16 is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\Opera directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Opera 12.16. The application's main executable file is labeled opera.exe and it has a size of 858.84 KB (879456 bytes).

Opera 12.16 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 45.97 MB (48198720 bytes) on disk.

  • opera.exe (858.84 KB)
  • opera.exe (40.28 MB)
  • opera_autoupdate.exe (2.31 MB)
  • opera_crashreporter.exe (1.32 MB)
  • wow_helper.exe (71.84 KB)
  • opera_autoupdate.exe (1.14 MB)
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The current page applies to Opera 12.16 version 12.16.1860 only. For more Opera 12.16 versions please click below:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Opera 12.16 from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Opera
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera

The files below remain on your disk by Opera 12.16's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\D3DCompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\dictionaries.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\feedreaders.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\handlers-ignore.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\mailproviders.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\plugin-ignore.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\standard_trusted_repositories.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\tips_metadata.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\webmailproviders.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\defaults\xmlentities.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\encoding.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\extra\missingplugin.svg
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\extra\missingpluginhover.svg
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\extra\windows-direct3d-10.blocklist.json
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\extra\windows-opengl.blocklist.json
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\files.sig
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\files_old.sig
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\gstreamer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\LGPL.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstaudioconvert.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstaudioresample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstautodetect.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstcoreplugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstdecodebin2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstdirectsound.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstffmpegcolorspace.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstoggdec.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstwaveform.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstwavparse.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\plugins\gstwebmdec.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\gstreamer\README.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\html40_entities.dtd
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\html5_entity_init.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\lngcode.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\af\af.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\ar\ar.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\az\az.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\be\be.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\be\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\be\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\be\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\bg\bg.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\bg\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\bg\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\bg\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\bn\bn.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\cs\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\cs\cs.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\cs\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\cs\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\da\da.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\de\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\de\de.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\de\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\de\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\el\el.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\en\en.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\en\en.zip
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\en\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\en-GB\en-GB.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\es-ES\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\es-ES\es-ES.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\es-ES\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\es-ES\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\es-LA\es-LA.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\et\et.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fa\fa.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fi\fi.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fr\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fr\fr.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fr\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fr\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fr-CA\fr-CA.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\fy\fy.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\gd\gd.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\he\he.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\hi\hi.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\hr\hr.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\hu\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\hu\hu.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\hu\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\hu\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\id\id.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\it\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\it\it.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\it\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\it\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\ja\bookmarks.adr
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\ja\ja.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\ja\search.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\ja\standard_speeddial.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\ka\ka.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\kk\kk.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\ko\ko.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\lt\lt.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Opera x64\locale\lv\lv.lng

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\Opera.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Opera.Extension
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Opera.Protocol
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Mail\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\News\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\ShimInclusionList\OPERA.EXE
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\opera.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Opera 12.16.1860
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Netscape\Netscape Navigator\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Opera Software
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Synaptics\SynTP\Defaults\AppProfiles\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Synaptics\SynTPEnh\OSD\TouchPad\AppProfiles\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Synaptics\SynTPEnh\PlugInConfig\TouchPad\AppProfiles\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Clients\Mail\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Clients\News\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Opera
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\Opera.exe

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.bmp\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.gif\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.htm\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.html\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpeg\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mht\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mhtml\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.oex\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.Extension
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.OGA\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ogg\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ogm\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.OGV\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.png\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.torrent\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.webm\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xbm\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.Image
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xht\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xhtm\OpenWithProgIDs\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xhtml\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xml\OpenWithProgIds\Opera.HTML
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Opera x64\opera.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Opera x64\opera.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\software 1\از اينترنت\Opera_12.16_Build_1860_Final_x64_Softgozar.com.exe.FriendlyAppName

A way to delete Opera 12.16 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Opera 12.16 is an application released by the software company Opera Software ASA. Some computer users choose to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE approach to uninstall Opera 12.16 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Opera 12.16 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Opera 12.16". If it is installed on your PC the Opera 12.16 app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Opera 12.16 in the list of programs, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Opera 12.16, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Opera 12.16:

  • The software company is: http://www.opera.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Opera 12.16.
Uninstall Opera 12.16

8. After uninstalling Opera 12.16, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Opera 12.16 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Opera 12.16 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Opera 12.16 by Opera Software ASA from your PC, nor are we saying that Opera 12.16 by Opera Software ASA is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Opera 12.16 in case you want to. 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 Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 07:38:33.303