XAMPP XAMPP



A guide to uninstall XAMPP from your PC

XAMPP is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It is written by Bitnami. More info about Bitnami can be found here. You can read more about about XAMPP at . Usually the XAMPP program is to be found in the C:\Program Files\xampp folder, depending on the user's option during setup. XAMPP's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\xampp\uninstall.exe. The application's main executable file is labeled xampp-control.exe and occupies 3.21 MB (3367424 bytes).

XAMPP installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 159.83 MB (167589408 bytes) on disk.



  • service.exe (59.50 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (8.48 MB)
  • xampp-control.exe (3.21 MB)
  • xampp_start.exe (116.00 KB)
  • xampp_stop.exe (116.00 KB)
  • ab.exe (83.00 KB)
  • abs.exe (90.50 KB)
  • ApacheMonitor.exe (35.50 KB)
  • curl.exe (2.47 MB)
  • htcacheclean.exe (82.00 KB)
  • htdbm.exe (98.00 KB)
  • htdigest.exe (67.50 KB)
  • htpasswd.exe (94.50 KB)
  • httpd.exe (22.50 KB)
  • httxt2dbm.exe (52.50 KB)
  • logresolve.exe (46.50 KB)
  • openssl.exe (436.00 KB)
  • pv.exe (60.00 KB)
  • rotatelogs.exe (62.50 KB)
  • wintty.exe (13.50 KB)
  • FileZilla Server Interface.exe (1,020.50 KB)
  • FileZillaServer.exe (617.50 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (45.83 KB)
  • awk.exe (136.00 KB)
  • mailtodisk.exe (985.82 KB)
  • desetup.exe (112.18 KB)
  • desetup2.exe (57.18 KB)
  • fsynonym.exe (19.50 KB)
  • limits.exe (118.68 KB)
  • loader.exe (66.50 KB)
  • malias.exe (42.82 KB)
  • mbxmaint.exe (171.68 KB)
  • mbxmaint_ui.exe (182.68 KB)
  • mercury.exe (744.50 KB)
  • msendto.exe (87.50 KB)
  • newmail.exe (22.54 KB)
  • pconfig.exe (266.92 KB)
  • pmgrant.exe (29.92 KB)
  • pmsort.exe (16.97 KB)
  • setpmdefault.exe (456.69 KB)
  • setreg.exe (59.18 KB)
  • sqlite3.exe (464.00 KB)
  • unins000.exe (700.95 KB)
  • urlproxy.exe (9.14 KB)
  • winpm-32.exe (5.16 MB)
  • wpmmapi.exe (301.05 KB)
  • wsendto.exe (73.18 KB)
  • wssetup.exe (119.68 KB)
  • clamwallsetup.exe (670.57 KB)
  • graywallsetup.exe (934.65 KB)
  • spamhaltersetup.exe (2.20 MB)
  • rescom.exe (88.00 KB)
  • aria_chk.exe (3.65 MB)
  • aria_dump_log.exe (3.28 MB)
  • aria_ftdump.exe (3.47 MB)
  • aria_pack.exe (3.51 MB)
  • aria_read_log.exe (3.62 MB)
  • echo.exe (101.95 KB)
  • innochecksum.exe (3.18 MB)
  • mariabackup.exe (10.31 MB)
  • mbstream.exe (3.16 MB)
  • myisamchk.exe (3.45 MB)
  • myisamlog.exe (3.34 MB)
  • myisampack.exe (3.36 MB)
  • myisam_ftdump.exe (3.31 MB)
  • mysql.exe (3.59 MB)
  • mysqladmin.exe (3.54 MB)
  • mysqlbinlog.exe (3.62 MB)
  • mysqlcheck.exe (3.54 MB)
  • mysqld.exe (10.97 MB)
  • mysqldump.exe (3.59 MB)
  • mysqlimport.exe (3.53 MB)
  • mysqlshow.exe (3.53 MB)
  • mysqlslap.exe (3.55 MB)
  • mysqltest.exe (3.92 MB)
  • mysql_client_test.exe (3.92 MB)
  • mysql_install_db.exe (3.75 MB)
  • mysql_plugin.exe (3.17 MB)
  • mysql_tzinfo_to_sql.exe (3.17 MB)
  • mysql_upgrade.exe (3.24 MB)
  • mysql_upgrade_service.exe (3.17 MB)
  • mysql_upgrade_wizard.exe (1.95 MB)
  • my_print_defaults.exe (3.16 MB)
  • perror.exe (3.23 MB)
  • replace.exe (3.15 MB)
  • perl5.16.3.exe (35.50 KB)
  • perlglob.exe (12.50 KB)
  • wperl.exe (35.50 KB)
  • tidyp.exe (387.44 KB)
  • deplister.exe (56.00 KB)
  • php-cgi.exe (50.50 KB)
  • php-win.exe (28.50 KB)
  • php.exe (67.50 KB)
  • phpdbg.exe (153.00 KB)
  • openssl.exe (316.00 KB)
  • sendmail.exe (911.00 KB)
  • tomcat7.exe (84.63 KB)
  • tomcat7w.exe (107.63 KB)
  • wcmgr.exe (1,001.99 KB)
  • webalizer.exe (1.53 MB)
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This web page is about XAMPP version 5.6.320 alone. For more XAMPP versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you uninstall XAMPP.

Folders left behind when you uninstall XAMPP:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\XAMPP for Windows

The files below remain on your disk by XAMPP when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\xampp.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\XAMPP for Windows\XAMPP Control Panel.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\XAMPP for Windows\XAMPP Setup.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\XAMPP for Windows\XAMPP Shell.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\XAMPP for Windows\XAMPP Uninstall.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\xampp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\xampp

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\xampp-win32-5.6.32-0-VC11-installer.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\xampp-win32-5.6.32-0-VC11-installer.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\E:\xampp\apache\bin\httpd.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\E:\xampp\apache\bin\httpd.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Apache2.2\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MySQL\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{2A7EAF6D-9FD4-458A-8E0A-F5286DB112E5}E:\xampp\apache\bin\httpd.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{DC64996E-9BE8-450C-A000-9E6D4EF92A87}E:\xampp\apache\bin\httpd.exe




A way to uninstall XAMPP using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

XAMPP is an application released by Bitnami. Some users choose to erase this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to erase XAMPP 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find XAMPP or simply activate the Search field and type in "XAMPP". If it exists on your system the XAMPP program will be found very quickly. When you select XAMPP in the list , the following data about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about XAMPP, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for XAMPP:


  • The publisher is: http://apachefriends.org
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\xampp\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall XAMPP.
Uninstall XAMPP


8. After removing XAMPP, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of XAMPP which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing XAMPP with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall XAMPP by Bitnami from your computer, nor are we saying that XAMPP by Bitnami is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall XAMPP supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-11-17 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-17 18:09:56.080