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How to uninstall Portal 2 from your PC

This info is about Portal 2 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by Valve. You can read more on Valve or check for application updates here. Detailed information about Portal 2 can be found at . Portal 2 is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2 directory, subject to the user's choice. You can remove Portal 2 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe. Note that you might get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is labeled portal2.exe and occupies 350.50 KB (358912 bytes).

Portal 2 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.91 MB (2003696 bytes) on disk.

  • portal2.exe (350.50 KB)
  • vbsp.exe (1.42 MB)
  • vrad.exe (83.08 KB)
  • vvis.exe (72.08 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 2 of Portal 2. If you are manually uninstalling Portal 2 we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Portal 2:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_portal2.exe_879da9351da533951bf9aca83204bc7590720_1ba27a15

The files below were left behind on your disk by Portal 2 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_portal2.exe_879da9351da533951bf9aca83204bc7590720_1ba27a15\Report.wer

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\portal2.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Source\portal
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\portal2.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Steam App 620

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\F:\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win32\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{6F958F66-18B5-49A3-9216-AE746DC8A579}F:\epic games\launcher\portal\binaries\win64\epicgameslauncher.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{720D95B6-DCDF-4958-9164-212AB5EC0FBF}F:\epic games\launcher\portal\binaries\win32\epicgameslauncher.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{2229984A-AD6F-42A1-9673-1BBCA0F123B1}F:\epic games\launcher\portal\binaries\win32\epicgameslauncher.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{F65E0F29-5568-4685-8FC2-83212904FC25}F:\epic games\launcher\portal\binaries\win64\epicgameslauncher.exe

How to erase Portal 2 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Portal 2 is a program by the software company Valve. Frequently, users choose to uninstall it. This is troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY manner to uninstall Portal 2 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows PC.


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

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Portal 2 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Portal 2". The Portal 2 app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Portal 2 in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Portal 2, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Portal 2:

  • The software company is: http://www.thinkwithportals.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Portal 2.
Uninstall Portal 2

8. After removing Portal 2, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Portal 2 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Portal 2 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Portal 2 by Valve from your PC, nor are we saying that Portal 2 by Valve is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Portal 2 supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:54:15.460