Portal 2 Portal 2



A guide 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:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2

The files below were left behind on your disk by Portal 2 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\adminserver.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\base.fgd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\binkw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\bsppack.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\bugreporter_filequeue.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\bugreporter_public.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\crashhandler.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\datacache.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\dxsupport.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\dxsupport_episodic.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\dxsupport_mac.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\engine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\filesystem_stdio.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\filesystemopendialog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\halflife2.fgd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\icudt42.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\inputsystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\launcher.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\libcef.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\libSDL2-2.0.so.0
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\libtcmalloc_minimal.so.4
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\linux32\binkawin.asi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\linux32\mssmp3.asi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\linux32\mssvoice.asi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\localize.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\materialsystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\mdllib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\mss32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\mssdolby.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\mssds3d.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\mssdsp.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\msseax.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\mssmp3.asi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\msssrs.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\mssvoice.asi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\msvcr71.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\portal.fgd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\portal2.fgd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\scenefilecache.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\serverbrowser.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\serverplugin_empty.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\shaderapidx9.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\shaderapiempty.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\soundemittersystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\soundsystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\stdshader_dbg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\stdshader_dx9.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\steam_api.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\steamclient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\studiorender.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\texturecompile_dll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\tier0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\tier0_s.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\unitlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\valve_avi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vaudio_miles.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vaudio_speex.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vbsp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vbsp_linux
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vbsp_osx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vgui2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vguimatsurface.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vidcfg.bin
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vphysics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vrad.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vrad_dll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vrad_linux
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vrad_osx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vscript.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vstdlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vstdlib_s.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vtex_dll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vvis.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vvis_dll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vvis_linux
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\vvis_osx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\win64\steam_api64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\win64\steam_api64.lib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\bin\xinput1_3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\installscript_osx.vdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\gameinfo_srgb.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\additivevertexcolorvertexalpha.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugdrawflatpolygons.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debughitbox.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugmodelbones.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugmrmfullbright2.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugmrmnormals.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugmrmwireframe.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugmrmwireframedisplaced.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugmrmwireframezbuffer.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugmrmwireframezbufferdisplaced.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugskeleton.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugsolidmodelhulls.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugtranslucentmodelhulls.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugvertexcolor.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugwireframevertexcolor.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\debugworldwireframe.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\defaultlightmap.vtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\debug\env_cubemap_model.vmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal 2\platform\materials\editor\addlight.vmt

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliPoint\AppSpecific\portal2.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliType Pro\AppSpecific\portal2.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Source\portal2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Steam App 620


How to remove Portal 2 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Portal 2 is an application marketed by the software company Valve. Some computer users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this by hand requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE solution to uninstall Portal 2 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Portal 2 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Portal 2". The Portal 2 program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Portal 2 in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Portal 2, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Portal 2:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.thinkwithportals.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Portal 2.
Uninstall Portal 2


8. After uninstalling Portal 2, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of 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 items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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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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Disclaimer

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 software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Portal 2 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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