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How to uninstall PunkBuster Services from your system

This info is about PunkBuster Services for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Even Balance, Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on Even Balance, Inc.. More data about the software PunkBuster Services can be found at . The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4 folder. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. The full command line for removing PunkBuster Services is C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\pbsvc.exe -u. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 609.77 KB (624408 bytes) on disk and is titled BF4X86WebHelper.exe.

The executables below are part of PunkBuster Services. They occupy about 94.36 MB (98945000 bytes) on disk.

  • bf4.exe (36.67 MB)
  • BF4WebHelper.exe (609.77 KB)
  • BF4X86WebHelper.exe (609.77 KB)
  • bf4_x86.exe (28.46 MB)
  • pbsvc.exe (3.71 MB)
  • ActivationUI.exe (1.58 MB)
  • Cleanup.exe (913.97 KB)
  • Touchup.exe (915.97 KB)
  • battlelog-web-plugins.exe (3.64 MB)
  • DXSETUP.exe (505.84 KB)
  • vcredist_x64.exe (6.85 MB)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (6.25 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version 0.993 of PunkBuster Services. You can find here a few links to other PunkBuster Services releases:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PunkBusterSvc

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{9ECC8B8B-282E-4124-B160-7F96B3878056}E:\ea origin games\battlefield 4\bf4.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{AB248722-5DE1-47DC-A932-69315DFD1405}E:\ea origin games\battlefield 4\bf4.exe

How to erase PunkBuster Services from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PunkBuster Services is an application offered by Even Balance, Inc.. Some people want to remove this program. This is hard because removing this manually takes some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK approach to remove PunkBuster Services is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good 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 PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find PunkBuster Services or simply click the Search feature and type in "PunkBuster Services". If it exists on your system the PunkBuster Services app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click PunkBuster Services in the list , the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding PunkBuster Services, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for PunkBuster Services:

  • The publisher is: http://www.evenbalance.com/index.php?page=pbsvcfaq.php
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\pbsvc.exe -u
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove PunkBuster Services.
Uninstall PunkBuster Services

8. After removing PunkBuster Services, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong PunkBuster Services that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing PunkBuster Services with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove PunkBuster Services by Even Balance, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that PunkBuster Services by Even Balance, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove PunkBuster Services supposing 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.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 04:51:22.893