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How to uninstall SmartPLS 3 from your computer

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall SmartPLS 3 for Windows. The Windows release was developed by SmartPLS. Open here where you can find out more on SmartPLS. Click on to get more information about SmartPLS 3 on SmartPLS's website. SmartPLS 3 is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\SmartPLS 3 directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. You can uninstall SmartPLS 3 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line msiexec.exe /x {76E490EE-F8A0-437A-88BF-1B1B723DD58A}. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is titled SmartPLS.exe and its approximative size is 305.00 KB (312320 bytes).

The executables below are part of SmartPLS 3. They occupy an average of 322.50 KB (330240 bytes) on disk.

  • eclipsec.exe (17.50 KB)
  • SmartPLS.exe (305.00 KB)

This data is about SmartPLS 3 version 3.1.6 alone. You can find below info on other releases of SmartPLS 3: to view all...
Numerous files, folders and Windows registry entries can not be uninstalled when you want to remove SmartPLS 3 from your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\SmartPLS 3
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\SmartPLS

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\SmartPLS 3\artifacts.xml
  • C:\Program Files\SmartPLS 3\configuration\config.ini
  • C:\Program Files\SmartPLS 3\configuration\org.eclipse.update\platform.xml
  • C:\Program Files\SmartPLS 3\eclipsec.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\smartpls.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JavaSoft\Prefs\smartpls
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SmartPLS 3 3.1.6

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SmartPLS 3 3.1.6\InstallLocation

A way to erase SmartPLS 3 from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SmartPLS 3 is an application marketed by SmartPLS. Sometimes, people decide to erase this application. This can be hard because uninstalling this manually takes some experience related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to erase SmartPLS 3 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find SmartPLS 3 or simply click the Search feature and type in "SmartPLS 3". If it exists on your system the SmartPLS 3 application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click SmartPLS 3 in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding SmartPLS 3, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for SmartPLS 3:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: msiexec.exe /x {76E490EE-F8A0-437A-88BF-1B1B723DD58A}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall SmartPLS 3.
Uninstall SmartPLS 3

8. After removing SmartPLS 3, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong SmartPLS 3 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling SmartPLS 3 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall SmartPLS 3 by SmartPLS from your PC, nor are we saying that SmartPLS 3 by SmartPLS is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall SmartPLS 3 in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-10-07 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-06 22:45:14.173