AdAwareInstaller AdAwareInstaller

A guide to uninstall AdAwareInstaller from your PC

AdAwareInstaller is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Lavasoft. Go over here where you can find out more on Lavasoft. More details about AdAwareInstaller can be seen at . Usually the AdAwareInstaller application is placed in the C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Ad-Aware Antivirus\11.9.696.8769 directory, depending on the user's option during setup. MsiExec.exe /I{5417F502-93A0-4C23-AB9A-A024CEA7B374} is the full command line if you want to remove AdAwareInstaller. AdAwareDesktop.exe is the AdAwareInstaller's primary executable file and it takes approximately 13.28 MB (13928168 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in AdAwareInstaller. They take 24.16 MB (25335408 bytes) on disk.

  • AdAwareCommandLine.exe (1.32 MB)
  • AdAwareDesktop.exe (13.28 MB)
  • AdAwareSecurityCenter.exe (703.78 KB)
  • AdAwareService.exe (644.41 KB)
  • AdAwareServiceHelper.exe (625.24 KB)
  • AdAwareTray.exe (7.63 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 11.9.696.8769 of AdAwareInstaller. You can find below info on other versions of AdAwareInstaller: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling AdAwareInstaller we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Ad-Aware Antivirus\11.9.696.8769

The files below remain on your disk by AdAwareInstaller's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\Ad-Aware Antivirus.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Ad-Aware Antivirus.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Ad-Aware Antivirus\11.9.696.8769\AdAwareActivation.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Ad-Aware Antivirus\11.9.696.8769\AdAwareAntiMalwareEngine.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{CD6D67F4-E331-4F02-A773-FBA9F6EBF7F6}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5417F502-93A0-4C23-AB9A-A024CEA7B374}

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5B64240D-5B36-4B9F-A75F-4925B6A53D5B}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{CD6D67F4-E331-4F02-A773-FBA9F6EBF7F6}\1.0\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{CD6D67F4-E331-4F02-A773-FBA9F6EBF7F6}\1.0\HELPDIR\

A way to uninstall AdAwareInstaller from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AdAwareInstaller is an application offered by the software company Lavasoft. Frequently, people try to uninstall this program. This is efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE solution to uninstall AdAwareInstaller is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate AdAwareInstaller or simply click the Search feature and type in "AdAwareInstaller". If it exists on your system the AdAwareInstaller application will be found very quickly. After you select AdAwareInstaller in the list of applications, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about AdAwareInstaller, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for AdAwareInstaller:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{5417F502-93A0-4C23-AB9A-A024CEA7B374}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall AdAwareInstaller.
Uninstall AdAwareInstaller

8. After removing AdAwareInstaller, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of AdAwareInstaller that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling AdAwareInstaller with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove AdAwareInstaller by Lavasoft from your PC, we are not saying that AdAwareInstaller by Lavasoft is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove AdAwareInstaller in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:52:00.340