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A way to uninstall SimpleFiles from your PC

SimpleFiles is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by More data about can be read here. Click on to get more data about SimpleFiles on's website. Usually the SimpleFiles application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles folder, depending on the user's option during setup. "C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles\Uninstall.exe" is the full command line if you want to uninstall SimpleFiles. SimpleFiles.exe is the SimpleFiles's primary executable file and it takes around 2.30 MB (2410552 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in SimpleFiles. They occupy 9.54 MB (10008200 bytes) on disk.

  • downloader.exe (3.28 MB)
  • SimpleFiles.exe (2.30 MB)
  • Uninstall.exe (3.97 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 15.15.10 of SimpleFiles. You can find below a few links to other SimpleFiles versions:

Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\SimpleFiles
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SimpleFiles

The files below remain on your disk by SimpleFiles when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles\downloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles\htmlayout.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles\SimpleFiles.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles\Uninstall.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SimpleFiles
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Update Service SimpleFiles
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimpleFiles
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\SimpleFiles

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SimpleFiles\DisplayName
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SimpleFiles\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SimpleFiles\UninstallString
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Update Service SimpleFiles\DisplayName

A way to erase SimpleFiles from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SimpleFiles is an application by the software company Some computer users decide to remove this program. This can be easier said than done because removing this manually requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE solution to remove SimpleFiles is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate SimpleFiles or simply activate the Search feature and type in "SimpleFiles". If it is installed on your PC the SimpleFiles application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click SimpleFiles in the list of apps, the following information about the application is made available to you:

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

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\SimpleFiles\Uninstall.exe"
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall SimpleFiles.
Uninstall SimpleFiles

8. After uninstalling SimpleFiles, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong SimpleFiles that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling SimpleFiles using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall SimpleFiles by from your PC, nor are we saying that SimpleFiles by is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall SimpleFiles supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-03-06 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-03-06 09:30:28.077