Spybot - Search & Destroy Spybot - Search & Destroy

A way to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy from your system

Spybot - Search & Destroy is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It is made by Safer Networking Limited. Open here for more info on Safer Networking Limited. You can get more details related to Spybot - Search & Destroy at . The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling Spybot - Search & Destroy is C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\unins000.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. SpybotSD.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 5.12 MB (5365592 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Spybot - Search & Destroy. They take about 18.11 MB (18990960 bytes) on disk.

  • blindman.exe (418.84 KB)
  • SDFiles.exe (1.68 MB)
  • SDMain.exe (404.84 KB)
  • SDShred.exe (1.91 MB)
  • SDUpdate.exe (1.66 MB)
  • SDWinSec.exe (1.10 MB)
  • SpybotSD.exe (5.12 MB)
  • TeaTimer.exe (2.16 MB)
  • unins000.exe (679.88 KB)
  • Update.exe (453.84 KB)
  • advcheck165.exe (681.95 KB)
  • SDInform16Win10.exe (917.10 KB)
  • teatimer166.exe (1.02 MB)
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The current web page applies to Spybot - Search & Destroy version 1.6.2 only. Click on the links below for other Spybot - Search & Destroy versions:

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Spybot - Search & Destroy has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\File Scanner Library (Spybot - Search & Destroy)
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Misc. Support Library (Spybot - Search & Destroy)
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDHelper (Spybot - Search & Destroy)
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TeaTimer (Spybot - Search & Destroy)

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\File Scanner Library (Spybot - Search & Destroy)\advcheck.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Misc. Support Library (Spybot - Search & Destroy)\Tools.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDHelper (Spybot - Search & Destroy)\DQQNJJBH.scr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDHelper (Spybot - Search & Destroy)\SDHelper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TeaTimer (Spybot - Search & Destroy)\PYAVQW.scr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TeaTimer (Spybot - Search & Destroy)\TeaTimer.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B4092C6D-E886-4CB2-BA68-FE5A88D31DE6}_is1

Additional registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDFSSvc.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdate.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdSvc.exe

How to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Spybot - Search & Destroy is a program offered by the software company Safer Networking Limited. Sometimes, users try to remove this program. This is hard because doing this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE action to remove Spybot - Search & Destroy 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 Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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

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

5. All the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Spybot - Search & Destroy or simply click the Search feature and type in "Spybot - Search & Destroy". The Spybot - Search & Destroy app will be found automatically. After you click Spybot - Search & Destroy in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Spybot - Search & Destroy, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Spybot - Search & Destroy:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.safer-networking.org/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy.
Uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy

8. After removing Spybot - Search & Destroy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Spybot - Search & Destroy that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Spybot - Search & Destroy with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows NT 4 (4.10)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy by Safer Networking Limited from your PC, we are not saying that Spybot - Search & Destroy by Safer Networking Limited is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:02:46.210