How to uninstall RIFT from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall RIFT for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Trion Worlds, Inc.. More info about Trion Worlds, Inc. can be found here. More data about the program RIFT can be seen at . RIFT is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\RIFT folder, regulated by the user's option. The entire uninstall command line for RIFT is C:\Program Files (x86)\RIFT\riftuninstall.exe. The application's main executable file is named riftpatchlive.exe and its approximative size is 5.31 MB (5570712 bytes).

The executable files below are installed alongside RIFT. They occupy about 62.98 MB (66043008 bytes) on disk.

  • ffmpeg.exe (1.93 MB)
  • hardwaredetector.exe (63.67 KB)
  • rift-live.exe (12.38 MB)
  • rift.exe (34.96 MB)
  • rifterrorhandler.exe (3.17 MB)
  • riftpatcherrorhandler.exe (625.16 KB)
  • riftpatchlive.exe (5.31 MB)
  • riftuninstall.exe (1.62 MB)
  • selfpatchlive.exe (1.28 MB)
  • GlyphDownloader.exe (1.66 MB)
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The current page applies to RIFT version 1.0 only. You can find here a few links to other RIFT releases:

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

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\rift
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\RIFT

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\UL\3DMark\webroot\assets\img\oculus-rift.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\rift.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\rift.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\rift\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\rift\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift\manifest.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift\rift_01.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift\rift_02.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift\rift_03.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift\rift_04.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift\rift_05.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPS\rift\rift_07.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\manifest.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\metadata.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\rift_01.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\rift_02.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\rift_03.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\rift_04.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\rift_05.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\rift\23912533\rift_07.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\RIFT\RIFT Website.url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\recents.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\rift.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\rift.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\rift.raptr_1407089730.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\rift.raptr_1407115543.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\rift.raptr_1419005634.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\rift.raptr_1436896567.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\riftconnect.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\rifterrorhandler.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\RIFT\riftpatch.cfg

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RIFT

How to remove RIFT with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

RIFT is an application by Trion Worlds, Inc.. Frequently, users try to erase it. This is troublesome because removing this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY approach to erase RIFT 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find RIFT or simply activate the Search field and type in "RIFT". If it is installed on your PC the RIFT app will be found very quickly. After you select RIFT in the list of apps, some information about the application is available to you:

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

  • The web site of the program is: http://www.riftgame.com/en/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\RIFT\riftuninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove RIFT.
Uninstall RIFT

8. After removing RIFT, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of RIFT which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing RIFT with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove RIFT by Trion Worlds, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that RIFT by Trion Worlds, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove RIFT supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 02:49:19.260