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A guide to uninstall CMake from your computer

This page is about CMake for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Kitware. You can find out more on Kitware or check for application updates here. Click on to get more information about CMake on Kitware's website. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\CMake directory (same installation drive as Windows). CMake's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{D7C51290-93C7-4FD9-B9C0-1E413E28A22E}. The program's main executable file occupies 4.42 MB (4630016 bytes) on disk and is named cmake-gui.exe.

The following executable files are contained in CMake. They occupy 19.27 MB (20208640 bytes) on disk.

  • cmake-gui.exe (4.42 MB)
  • cmake.exe (4.73 MB)
  • cmcldeps.exe (465.50 KB)
  • cpack.exe (4.54 MB)
  • ctest.exe (5.14 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 3.8.2 of CMake. Click on the links below for other CMake versions: to view all...

A way to uninstall CMake from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CMake is an application by Kitware. Some people want to remove this application. This can be troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove CMake 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate CMake or simply click the Search feature and type in "CMake". If it exists on your system the CMake app will be found automatically. After you select CMake in the list of programs, some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about CMake, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for CMake:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{D7C51290-93C7-4FD9-B9C0-1E413E28A22E}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove CMake.
Uninstall CMake

8. After removing CMake, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong CMake which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing CMake with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall CMake by Kitware from your PC, we are not saying that CMake by Kitware is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall CMake 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.

2017-06-02 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-06-02 19:41:14.527