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A way to uninstall Ambient Light Sensor from your computer

This web page is about Ambient Light Sensor for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is made by Dell Inc.. Further information on Dell Inc. can be seen here. More information about Ambient Light Sensor can be found at . Usually the Ambient Light Sensor program is found in the C:\Program Files\Dell\Ambient Light Sensor directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove Ambient Light Sensor by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{5AF4F4C5-C71C-418F-B0B1-3903A345BD71}. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for administrator rights. Ambient Light Sensor's main file takes around 373.27 KB (382232 bytes) and is named AlsSvc.exe.

The following executables are installed along with Ambient Light Sensor. They occupy about 373.27 KB (382232 bytes) on disk.

  • AlsSvc.exe (373.27 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.0.7 of Ambient Light Sensor. You can find below info on other application versions of Ambient Light Sensor:

Several files, folders and Windows registry data will not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove Ambient Light Sensor from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Ambient Light Sensor:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Ambient Light Sensor

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Ambient Light Sensor:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Ambient Light Sensor\AlsSvc.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dell\Ambient Light Sensor
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5AF4F4C5-C71C-418F-B0B1-3903A345BD71}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Dell\Ambient Light Sensor\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\UserNames\ocadmin\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Installer\{5AF4F4C5-C71C-418F-B0B1-3903A345BD71}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserNameData\S-1-5-21-3195822932-2009791581-2814061983-2611\Components\CBD6F6C7940E19C489C9E8FB5283BADF\5C4F4FA5C17CF8140B1B93303A54DB17
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserNameData\S-1-5-21-3195822932-2009791581-2814061983-2611\Products\5C4F4FA5C17CF8140B1B93303A54DB17\InstallProperties\InstallLocation

How to delete Ambient Light Sensor using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ambient Light Sensor is a program marketed by Dell Inc.. Frequently, computer users choose to uninstall this program. This is easier said than done because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK manner to uninstall Ambient Light Sensor 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Ambient Light Sensor or simply activate the Search field and type in "Ambient Light Sensor". If it exists on your system the Ambient Light Sensor application will be found very quickly. When you select Ambient Light Sensor in the list of applications, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Ambient Light Sensor, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Ambient Light Sensor:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{5AF4F4C5-C71C-418F-B0B1-3903A345BD71}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Ambient Light Sensor.
Uninstall Ambient Light Sensor

8. After removing Ambient Light Sensor, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Ambient Light Sensor which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Ambient Light Sensor using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Ambient Light Sensor by Dell Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Ambient Light Sensor by Dell Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Ambient Light Sensor in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-23 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 08:44:18.827