Dev-C++ Dev-C++

A guide to uninstall Dev-C++ from your PC

Dev-C++ is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. It is made by Bloodshed Software. More information on Bloodshed Software can be seen here. The program is often found in the C:\Program Files\Dev-Cpp directory. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's choice. The complete uninstall command line for Dev-C++ is C:\Program Files\Dev-Cpp\uninstall.exe. Dev-C++'s primary file takes about 3.12 MB (3272704 bytes) and is named devcpp.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in Dev-C++. They occupy 486.09 MB (509703002 bytes) on disk.

  • ConsolePauser.exe (117.50 KB)
  • devcpp.exe (3.12 MB)
  • Packman.exe (372.00 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (69.12 KB)
  • mingw32-addr2line.exe (7.08 MB)
  • ar.exe (7.33 MB)
  • as.exe (9.24 MB)
  • g++.exe (1.74 MB)
  • mingw32-c++filt.exe (6.96 MB)
  • mingw32-cc.exe (1.73 MB)
  • cpp.exe (1.74 MB)
  • dlltool.exe (7.22 MB)
  • mingw32-dllwrap.exe (1.87 MB)
  • mingw32-elfedit.exe (1.81 MB)
  • gcc-ar.exe (64.01 KB)
  • gcc-nm.exe (63.51 KB)
  • gcc-ranlib.exe (63.51 KB)
  • gcov.exe (1.33 MB)
  • gdb.exe (29.18 MB)
  • gdbserver.exe (887.04 KB)
  • mingw32-gprof.exe (7.97 MB)
  • ld.exe (8.85 MB)
  • mingw-get.exe (51.00 KB)
  • mingw32-g++.exe (1.74 MB)
  • mingw32-gcc.exe (1.73 MB)
  • mingw32-gcc-ar.exe (64.01 KB)
  • mingw32-gcc-nm.exe (63.51 KB)
  • mingw32-gcc-ranlib.exe (63.51 KB)
  • mingw32-make.exe (214.51 KB)
  • nm.exe (7.10 MB)
  • objcopy.exe (7.99 MB)
  • objdump.exe (8.85 MB)
  • ranlib.exe (7.33 MB)
  • readelf.exe (2.57 MB)
  • size.exe (7.06 MB)
  • strings.exe (7.06 MB)
  • strip.exe (7.99 MB)
  • windmc.exe (7.14 MB)
  • windres.exe (7.71 MB)
  • rm.exe (64.00 KB)
  • cc1.exe (11.51 MB)
  • cc1plus.exe (12.43 MB)
  • collect2.exe (1.38 MB)
  • lto-wrapper.exe (1.53 MB)
  • lto1.exe (10.94 MB)
  • fixincl.exe (371.40 KB)
  • cc1.exe (11.51 MB)
  • cc1plus.exe (12.43 MB)
  • collect2.exe (1.38 MB)
  • lto-wrapper.exe (1.53 MB)
  • lto1.exe (10.94 MB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Dev-C++ version 5.6.1 only. Click on the links below for other Dev-C++ versions: to view all...
Dev-C++ has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Dev-C++:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Bloodshed Dev-C++

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Dev-C++:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Bloodshed Dev-C++\Dev-C++.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Bloodshed Dev-C++\License.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Bloodshed Dev-C++\Uninstall Dev-C++.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\Dev-C++.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:

Additional registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DevCpp.c\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DevCpp.c\Shell\Open\Command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DevCpp.cpp\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DevCpp.cpp\Shell\Open\Command\

A way to delete Dev-C++ from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dev-C++ is an application released by Bloodshed Software. Frequently, computer users decide to remove it. This can be efortful because deleting this manually requires some skill related to PCs. The best QUICK procedure to remove Dev-C++ is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.


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

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Dev-C++ or simply click the Search feature and type in "Dev-C++". If it exists on your system the Dev-C++ program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Dev-C++ in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Dev-C++, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Dev-C++.
Uninstall Dev-C++

8. After uninstalling Dev-C++, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dev-C++ that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Dev-C++ with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Dev-C++ by Bloodshed Software from your PC, nor are we saying that Dev-C++ by Bloodshed Software is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Dev-C++ in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 02:03:54.673