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A guide to uninstall Shareaza from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Shareaza for Windows. It was created for Windows by Shareaza Development Team. Open here where you can find out more on Shareaza Development Team. You can see more info related to Shareaza at . The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Shareaza folder. Take into account that this path can vary depending on the user's choice. The full command line for removing Shareaza is C:\Program Files (x86)\Shareaza\Uninstall\unins000.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. Shareaza.exe is the Shareaza's main executable file and it takes circa 4.74 MB (4967424 bytes) on disk.

Shareaza contains of the executables below. They occupy 6.33 MB (6640401 bytes) on disk.

  • MediaImageServices.exe (56.00 KB)
  • MediaLibraryBuilder.exe (61.00 KB)
  • MediaPlayer.exe (75.50 KB)
  • Shareaza.exe (4.74 MB)
  • Skin.exe (81.00 KB)
  • TorrentWizard.exe (136.50 KB)
  • WindowsThumbnail.exe (40.00 KB)
  • unins000.exe (1.16 MB) to view all...

This data is about Shareaza version alone. Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall Shareaza

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Shareaza from your PC:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Shareaza
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Shareaza

The files below remain on your disk by Shareaza's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\Shareaza.library-ms
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Shareaza\settings.reg

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\shareaza
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Magnet\Handlers\Shareaza
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\shareaza
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Shareaza_is1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\shareaza
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Shareaza

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\I:\Shareaza\Shareaza\Shareaza.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\I:\Shareaza\Shareaza\Shareaza.exe.FriendlyAppName

A way to delete Shareaza using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Shareaza is an application marketed by the software company Shareaza Development Team. Frequently, users try to erase this program. This is easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY action to erase Shareaza 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Shareaza or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Shareaza". If it is installed on your PC the Shareaza program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Shareaza in the list of applications, some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Shareaza, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Shareaza

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Shareaza\Uninstall\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Shareaza
Uninstall Shareaza

8. After removing Shareaza, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Shareaza that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Shareaza using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Shareaza by Shareaza Development Team from your PC, nor are we saying that Shareaza by Shareaza Development Team is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Shareaza 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' computers.

2016-09-13 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-13 14:50:09.980