Color Efex Pro 4 Color Efex Pro 4

A way to uninstall Color Efex Pro 4 from your system

Color Efex Pro 4 is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Nik Software, Inc.. Further information on Nik Software, Inc. can be seen here. The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4 directory. Keep in mind that this path can vary being determined by the user's choice. The full command line for removing Color Efex Pro 4 is C:\Program Files\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4\Uninstall Color Efex Pro 4.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file occupies 26.85 MB (28158464 bytes) on disk and is labeled Color Efex Pro 4.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in Color Efex Pro 4. They take 44.75 MB (46920256 bytes) on disk.

  • Color Efex Pro 4.exe (17.35 MB)
  • Uninstall Color Efex Pro 4.exe (559.06 KB)
  • Color Efex Pro 4.exe (26.85 MB)

The current web page applies to Color Efex Pro 4 version alone. You can find below info on other versions of Color Efex Pro 4:

Color Efex Pro 4 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\ProgramData\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Color Efex Pro 4:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4\Color Efex Pro 4_log.txt
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4\ColorEfexPro4.cfg
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4\Favorites\Favorites_Filters.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4\Favorites\Favorites_Styles.xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\ProgramData\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4\ColorEfexPro4.cfg
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom\External Editor Presets\Color Efex Pro 4.lrtemplate

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Color Efex Pro 4
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nik Software\Color Efex Pro 4

How to erase Color Efex Pro 4 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Color Efex Pro 4 is a program released by Nik Software, Inc.. Frequently, users try to uninstall this application. This is difficult because performing this by hand requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall Color Efex Pro 4 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

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

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Color Efex Pro 4 or simply click the Search field and type in "Color Efex Pro 4". If it exists on your system the Color Efex Pro 4 program will be found automatically. After you click Color Efex Pro 4 in the list of apps, some information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Color Efex Pro 4, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Color Efex Pro 4.
Uninstall Color Efex Pro 4

8. After uninstalling Color Efex Pro 4, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Color Efex Pro 4 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Color Efex Pro 4 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Color Efex Pro 4 by Nik Software, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Color Efex Pro 4 by Nik Software, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Color Efex Pro 4 supposing 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.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 10:02:50.773