Application CMake

How to uninstall CMake from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall CMake for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Kitware. You can read more on Kitware or check for application updates here. More information about CMake can be found at . The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files\CMake directory (same installation drive as Windows). CMake's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{72DA7A62-0082-4E68-A6FB-52B9A1141C7C}. The application's main executable file has a size of 5.60 MB (5875200 bytes) on disk and is named cmake.exe.

CMake is composed of the following executables which take 22.74 MB (23848960 bytes) on disk:

  • cmake-gui.exe (5.23 MB)
  • cmake.exe (5.60 MB)
  • cmcldeps.exe (509.00 KB)
  • cpack.exe (5.36 MB)
  • ctest.exe (6.06 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 3.7.1 of CMake. For more CMake versions please click below: to view all...

A way to remove CMake from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CMake is a program by the software company Kitware. Frequently, computer users want to uninstall this program. This is difficult because performing this by hand requires some know-how regarding PCs. The best QUICK way to uninstall CMake is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find CMake or simply activate the Search field and type in "CMake". If it exists on your system the CMake program will be found automatically. After you click CMake in the list , some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about CMake, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for CMake:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{72DA7A62-0082-4E68-A6FB-52B9A1141C7C}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall CMake.
Uninstall CMake

8. After removing CMake, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of CMake that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling CMake using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove CMake by Kitware from your PC, nor are we saying that CMake by Kitware is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove CMake supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-12-09 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-09 20:39:39.330