Speccy Speccy

A guide to uninstall Speccy from your system

Speccy is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Piriform. You can find out more on Piriform or check for application updates here. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Speccy directory. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. The full command line for removing Speccy is C:\Program Files\Speccy\uninst.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file is titled Speccy.exe and it has a size of 5.27 MB (5529368 bytes).

Speccy is comprised of the following executables which occupy 5.40 MB (5658816 bytes) on disk:

  • Speccy.exe (5.27 MB)
  • uninst.exe (126.41 KB)

The current page applies to Speccy version 1.20 only. You can find below info on other application versions of Speccy:

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Speccy has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Speccy from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Speccy
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start UserNamenu\Programs\Speccy

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Speccy\Lang\lang-1026.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Speccy\Lang\lang-1031.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Speccy\Lang\lang-1034.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Speccy\Lang\lang-1036.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Piriform\Speccy
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Speccy64_RASAPI32

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Speccy.SPECCY\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Speccy.SPECCY\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Speccy\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Speccy\DisplayNaUserName

How to remove Speccy with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Speccy is a program by the software company Piriform. Frequently, people choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some knowledge related to PCs. The best SIMPLE approach to uninstall Speccy is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Speccy or simply click the Search field and type in "Speccy". The Speccy app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Speccy in the list , the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Speccy, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Speccy.
Uninstall Speccy

8. After uninstalling Speccy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Speccy that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Speccy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Speccy by Piriform from your PC, nor are we saying that Speccy by Piriform is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Speccy in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-24 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 04:29:19.990