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A guide to uninstall AutoHotkey from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove AutoHotkey for Windows. It is made by Chris Mallett. More information on Chris Mallett can be seen here. Click on to get more facts about AutoHotkey on Chris Mallett's website. Usually the AutoHotkey program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoHotkey folder, depending on the user's option during install. You can uninstall AutoHotkey by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoHotkey\uninst.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. AutoHotkey's primary file takes about 209.50 KB (214528 bytes) and is named AutoHotkey.exe.

AutoHotkey is composed of the following executables which occupy 508.29 KB (520491 bytes) on disk:

  • AU3_Spy.exe (14.03 KB)
  • AutoHotkey.exe (209.50 KB)
  • uninst.exe (49.23 KB)
  • AutoScriptWriter.exe (46.03 KB)
  • Ahk2Exe.exe (66.00 KB)
  • upx.exe (123.50 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to AutoHotkey version alone.

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

AutoHotkey is a program released by the software company Chris Mallett. Sometimes, computer users try to remove it. This can be troublesome because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE action to remove AutoHotkey is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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 existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find AutoHotkey or simply activate the Search field and type in "AutoHotkey". If it exists on your system the AutoHotkey program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select AutoHotkey in the list , some data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding AutoHotkey, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for AutoHotkey

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoHotkey\uninst.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove AutoHotkey
Uninstall AutoHotkey

8. After uninstalling AutoHotkey, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of AutoHotkey which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing AutoHotkey with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall AutoHotkey by Chris Mallett from your PC, nor are we saying that AutoHotkey by Chris Mallett is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall AutoHotkey in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-10 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-10 16:09:43.937