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A guide to uninstall Arduino from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Arduino for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Arduino LLC. You can find out more on Arduino LLC or check for application updates here. Arduino is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Arduino. The application's main executable file occupies 395.00 KB (404480 bytes) on disk and is named arduino.exe.

The following executable files are contained in Arduino. They take 103.35 MB (108366112 bytes) on disk.

  • arduino-builder.exe (11.46 MB)
  • arduino.exe (395.00 KB)
  • arduino_debug.exe (392.50 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (403.24 KB)
  • dpinst-amd64.exe (1,023.08 KB)
  • dpinst-x86.exe (900.56 KB)
  • avr-ar.exe (616.00 KB)
  • avr-as.exe (796.00 KB)
  • avr-ld.exe (1.05 MB)
  • avr-nm.exe (603.00 KB)
  • avr-objcopy.exe (749.00 KB)
  • avr-objdump.exe (868.00 KB)
  • avr-ranlib.exe (616.00 KB)
  • avr-readelf.exe (445.50 KB)
  • avr-strip.exe (749.50 KB)
  • arduinoOTA.exe (5.55 MB)
  • avr-addr2line.exe (594.00 KB)
  • avr-g++.exe (744.50 KB)
  • avr-c++filt.exe (591.50 KB)
  • avr-cpp.exe (743.00 KB)
  • avr-elfedit.exe (35.00 KB)
  • avr-gcc.exe (741.50 KB)
  • avr-gcc-ar.exe (51.50 KB)
  • avr-gcc-nm.exe (51.50 KB)
  • avr-gcc-ranlib.exe (52.00 KB)
  • avr-gcov-tool.exe (393.50 KB)
  • avr-gcov.exe (410.50 KB)
  • avr-gdb.exe (3.15 MB)
  • avr-gprof.exe (652.00 KB)
  • avr-size.exe (602.00 KB)
  • avr-strings.exe (594.00 KB)
  • avrdude.exe (549.00 KB)
  • loaddrv.exe (17.00 KB)
  • cc1.exe (9.69 MB)
  • cc1plus.exe (10.61 MB)
  • collect2.exe (438.50 KB)
  • lto-wrapper.exe (605.50 KB)
  • lto1.exe (9.08 MB)
  • fixincl.exe (118.50 KB)
  • jabswitch.exe (30.95 KB)
  • java-rmi.exe (16.45 KB)
  • java.exe (187.45 KB)
  • javacpl.exe (72.95 KB)
  • javaw.exe (187.95 KB)
  • javaws.exe (293.45 KB)
  • jjs.exe (16.45 KB)
  • jp2launcher.exe (90.45 KB)
  • keytool.exe (16.45 KB)
  • kinit.exe (16.45 KB)
  • klist.exe (16.45 KB)
  • ktab.exe (16.45 KB)
  • orbd.exe (16.95 KB)
  • pack200.exe (16.45 KB)
  • policytool.exe (16.45 KB)
  • rmid.exe (16.45 KB)
  • rmiregistry.exe (16.45 KB)
  • servertool.exe (16.45 KB)
  • ssvagent.exe (56.95 KB)
  • tnameserv.exe (16.95 KB)
  • unpack200.exe (157.45 KB)
  • arduino-preprocessor.exe (25.15 MB)
  • ctags.exe (277.15 KB)
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The current page applies to Arduino version 1.8.6 only. You can find below info on other releases of Arduino:

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Arduino has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Arduino15
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\ARDUINO.1.8.8_YasDL.com_464

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\arduino.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\arduino.l4j.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\arduino_debug.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\arduino_debug.l4j.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\arduino-builder.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\AdafruitCircuitPlayground.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\AdafruitCircuitPlayground.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\amd64\libusb0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\amd64\libusb0.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\arduino.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\arduino.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\arduino_gemma.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\arduino_gemma.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\arduino-org.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\arduino-org.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7.4\slabvcp.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7.4\slabvcp.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7.4\x64\silabser.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7.4\x64\WdfCoInstaller01009.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7.4\x86\silabser.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7.4\x86\WdfCoInstaller01009.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\ReleaseNotes.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\SLAB_License_Agreement_VCP_Windows.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\slabvcp.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\slabvcp.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\x64\silabenm.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\x64\silabser.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\x64\WdfCoInstaller01009.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\x86\silabenm.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\x86\silabser.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\CP210x_6.7\x86\WdfCoInstaller01009.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\dpinst-amd64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\dpinst-x86.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftbusui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftcserco.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftd2xx.lib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftd2xx64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftdibus.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftlang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftser2k.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\amd64\ftserui2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\ftd2xx.h
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\ftdibus.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\ftdibus.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\ftdiport.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\ftdiport.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftbusui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftcserco.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftd2xx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftd2xx.lib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftdibus.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftlang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftser2k.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\i386\ftserui2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\LogoVerificationReport.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\Static\amd64\ftd2xx.lib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\FTDI USB Drivers\Static\i386\ftd2xx.lib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\genuino.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\genuino.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\ia64\libusb0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\ia64\libusb0.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\license\libusb0\installer_license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\linino.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\linino-boards_amd64.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\linino-boards_x86.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\Old_Arduino_Drivers.zip
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\README.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\x86\libusb0.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\drivers\x86\libusb0_x86.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\AnalogReadSerial\AnalogReadSerial.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\AnalogReadSerial\AnalogReadSerial.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\AnalogReadSerial\layout.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\AnalogReadSerial\schematic.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\BareMinimum\BareMinimum.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\BareMinimum\BareMinimum.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\Blink\Blink.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\Blink\Blink.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\DigitalReadSerial\DigitalReadSerial.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\DigitalReadSerial\DigitalReadSerial.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\DigitalReadSerial\layout.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\DigitalReadSerial\schematic.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\Fade\Fade.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\Fade\Fade.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\Fade\layout.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\Fade\schematic.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\ReadAnalogVoltage\layout.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\ReadAnalogVoltage\ReadAnalogVoltage.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\ReadAnalogVoltage\ReadAnalogVoltage.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\01.Basics\ReadAnalogVoltage\schematic.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\BlinkWithoutDelay\BlinkWithoutDelay.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\BlinkWithoutDelay\BlinkWithoutDelay.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\BlinkWithoutDelay\layout.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\BlinkWithoutDelay\schematic.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\Button\Button.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\Button\Button.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\Button\layout.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\Button\schematic.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\Debounce\button.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\Debounce\Debounce.ino
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\examples\02.Digital\Debounce\Debounce.txt

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Arduino file
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\create.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\forum.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\id.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\www.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\create.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\forum.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\id.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\www.arduino.cc
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Arduino
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Arduino

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\arduino.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\arduino.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2014307819-1914048391-3992659284-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\java\bin\javaw.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2014307819-1914048391-3992659284-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ArduinoCreateAgent-1.1\Arduino_Create_Bridge.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{6087103D-909F-4978-B7C3-5B6942B52F96}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\arduinocreateagent-1.1\arduino_create_bridge.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{9DF01E62-F2EC-4663-A6B6-DE3F28840298}C:\program files (x86)\arduino\java\bin\javaw.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{791A0DF4-B325-4AE4-9385-FB5E540F1A15}C:\program files (x86)\arduino\java\bin\javaw.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{C4F02F07-F366-4EED-9010-F06D15D0B57C}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\arduinocreateagent-1.1\arduino_create_bridge.exe


A way to uninstall Arduino from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Arduino is a program released by the software company Arduino LLC. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this application. This is efortful because removing this by hand takes some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall Arduino 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 Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful 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 your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Arduino or simply click the Search field and type in "Arduino". The Arduino program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Arduino in the list of applications, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Arduino, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Arduino.
Uninstall Arduino


8. After uninstalling Arduino, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Arduino which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Arduino with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Arduino by Arduino LLC from your computer, we are not saying that Arduino by Arduino LLC is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Arduino in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-08-25 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-25 19:45:46.620