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How to uninstall TechCrunch from your system

TechCrunch is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It is developed by Pokki. More information about Pokki can be seen here. TechCrunch is frequently installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Engine directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. TechCrunch's full uninstall command line is "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /UNINSTALLcea32fc95a838fa2e9ada17d03cd89641789c58b. HostAppService.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 7.48 MB (7843656 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed along with TechCrunch. They take about 19.15 MB (20079576 bytes) on disk.

  • HostAppService.exe (7.48 MB)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (9.76 MB)
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe (1.84 MB)
  • wow_helper.exe (65.50 KB)

This info is about TechCrunch version only. TechCrunch has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

The files below remain on your disk by TechCrunch's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_techcrunch.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\IconCache\persistent\TechCrunch.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TechCrunch.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\http_techcrunch.com_0.localstorage

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki_cea32fc95a838fa2e9ada17d03cd89641789c58b

A way to uninstall TechCrunch with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

TechCrunch is a program marketed by the software company Pokki. Frequently, users decide to uninstall this application. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall TechCrunch 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 on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

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

5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find TechCrunch or simply activate the Search field and type in "TechCrunch". If it is installed on your PC the TechCrunch program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select TechCrunch in the list of programs, the following information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about TechCrunch, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall TechCrunch.
Uninstall TechCrunch

8. After uninstalling TechCrunch, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong TechCrunch which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling TechCrunch with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove TechCrunch by Pokki from your computer, we are not saying that TechCrunch by Pokki is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove TechCrunch supposing 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.

2015-02-06 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-02-06 00:10:14.253