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A guide to uninstall Origin from your PC

This info is about Origin for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Electronic Arts, Inc.. More info about Electronic Arts, Inc. can be seen here. Click on to get more information about Origin on Electronic Arts, Inc.'s website. The program is usually found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing Origin is C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginUninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. Origin's primary file takes about 3.47 MB (3639280 bytes) and its name is Origin.exe.

The executable files below are part of Origin. They occupy an average of 39.21 MB (41116288 bytes) on disk.



  • EAProxyInstaller.exe (1.73 MB)
  • GetGameToken32.exe (45.00 KB)
  • GetGameToken64.exe (47.00 KB)
  • igoproxy.exe (41.98 KB)
  • igoproxy64.exe (44.49 KB)
  • Origin.exe (3.47 MB)
  • OriginClientService.exe (2.02 MB)
  • OriginCrashReporter.exe (2.18 MB)
  • OriginER.exe (10.27 MB)
  • OriginUninstall.exe (1.06 MB)
  • UpdateTool.exe (246.99 KB)
  • vcredist_x64.exe (6.86 MB)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (6.20 MB)
  • EACoreServer.exe (94.37 KB)
  • EAProxyInstaller.exe (1.55 MB)
  • Login.exe (468.84 KB)
  • MessageDlg.exe (393.36 KB)
  • OriginLegacyCLI.exe (811.36 KB)
  • OriginUninstall.exe (1.27 MB)
  • PatchProgress.exe (460.37 KB)
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The current page applies to Origin version 9.3.11.2762 only. You can find below info on other versions of Origin:

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If you are manually uninstalling Origin we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Origin from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin
  • C:\Users\hullm\AppData\Local\Origin
  • C:\Users\hullm\AppData\Local\Temp\Origin
  • C:\Users\hullm\AppData\Roaming\Origin

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Origin:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\3RDPARTYLICENSES.HTML
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\3RDPARTYLICENSES_FR.HTML
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\audio\qtaudio_windows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\EACore.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\EACore_App.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\EAProxyInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\GetGameToken32.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\GetGameToken64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\icudt51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\icuin51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\icuuc51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\IGO32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\igo64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\igoproxy.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\igoproxy64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qico.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qmng.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qsvg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtga.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtiff.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qwbmp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\InstallerDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\CmdPortalClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EACore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EACore_App.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EACoreServer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EAProxyInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_cs_CZ.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_da_DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_de_DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_el_GR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_en_GB.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_en_US.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_es_ES.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_es_MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_fi_FI.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_fr_FR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_hu_HU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_it_IT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_ja_JP.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_ko_KR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_nl_NL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_no_NO.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_pl_PL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_pt_BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_pt_PT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_ru_RU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_sv_SE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_th_TH.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_zh_CN.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_zh_TW.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_cs_CZ.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_da_DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_de_DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_el_GR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_en_GB.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_en_US.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_es_ES.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_es_MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_fi_FI.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_fr_FR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_hu_HU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_it_IT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_ja_JP.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_ko_KR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_nl_NL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_no_NO.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_pl_PL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_pt_BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_pt_PT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_ru_RU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_sv_SE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_th_TH.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_zh_CN.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_zh_TW.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\Login.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\MessageDlg.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\OriginLegacyCLI.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\OriginUninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\PatchProgress.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\QtCore4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\QtGui4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\libmfxsw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\libmp3lame-ttv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\logreader.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\mediaservice\dsengine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\mediaservice\qtmedia_audioengine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\mediaservice\wmfengine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\Origin.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\Origin.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginClientService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginCrashReporter.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginER.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginER.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\platforms\qminimal.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\origin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Origin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Origin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Origin Client Service

Supplementary values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Sims3Launcher.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Sims3Launcher.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\Origin.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\Origin.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Origin Client Service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Origin Client Service\ImagePath




How to delete Origin from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Origin is a program marketed by Electronic Arts, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this manually requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE practice to uninstall Origin is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Origin or simply activate the Search field and type in "Origin". If it exists on your system the Origin application will be found automatically. When you select Origin in the list of apps, the following information about the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Origin, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Origin:


  • The publisher is: http://www.ea.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginUninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Origin.
Uninstall Origin


8. After removing Origin, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Origin which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Origin using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Origin by Electronic Arts, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Origin by Electronic Arts, Inc. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Origin supposing you decide this is what you want to do. 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.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 23:00:05.953