Dev-C++ Dev-C++

A way to uninstall Dev-C++ from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove Dev-C++ for Windows. It was created for Windows by Bloodshed Software. Further information on Bloodshed Software can be seen here. Dev-C++ is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev-Cpp folder, depending on the user's choice. C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev-Cpp\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Dev-C++. devcpp.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 2.67 MB (2795008 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Dev-C++. They take an average of 114.98 MB (120563239 bytes) on disk.

  • ConsolePauser.exe (167.00 KB)
  • devcpp.exe (2.67 MB)
  • devcppPortable.exe (170.50 KB)
  • Packman.exe (372.00 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (69.12 KB)
  • AStyle.exe (422.00 KB)
  • addr2line.exe (867.00 KB)
  • ar.exe (889.50 KB)
  • as.exe (1.43 MB)
  • c++.exe (792.50 KB)
  • c++filt.exe (865.50 KB)
  • cpp.exe (791.00 KB)
  • dlltool.exe (920.00 KB)
  • dllwrap.exe (45.50 KB)
  • elfedit.exe (33.50 KB)
  • g++.exe (792.50 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc-ar.exe (52.00 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc-nm.exe (52.00 KB)
  • gcc-ranlib.exe (52.00 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc-4.9.2.exe (789.50 KB)
  • gcov.exe (453.50 KB)
  • gdb.exe (5.08 MB)
  • gdb32.exe (29.18 MB)
  • gdbserver.exe (247.00 KB)
  • gdbserver32.exe (887.04 KB)
  • gprof.exe (931.00 KB)
  • ld.exe (1.22 MB)
  • mingw32-make.exe (214.51 KB)
  • nm.exe (876.50 KB)
  • objcopy.exe (1.00 MB)
  • objdump.exe (1.49 MB)
  • ranlib.exe (889.50 KB)
  • readelf.exe (386.50 KB)
  • rm.exe (64.00 KB)
  • size.exe (868.50 KB)
  • strings.exe (867.00 KB)
  • strip.exe (1.00 MB)
  • windmc.exe (891.00 KB)
  • windres.exe (995.50 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++.exe (792.50 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc-ranlib.exe (52.00 KB)
  • x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc.exe (789.50 KB)
  • wininst-6.0.exe (60.00 KB)
  • wininst-7.1.exe (64.00 KB)
  • wininst-8.0.exe (60.00 KB)
  • wininst-9.0-amd64.exe (218.50 KB)
  • wininst-9.0.exe (191.50 KB)
  • cc1.exe (12.47 MB)
  • cc1plus.exe (13.36 MB)
  • collect2.exe (493.00 KB)
  • lto-wrapper.exe (659.50 KB)
  • lto1.exe (11.87 MB)
  • fixincl.exe (280.48 KB)
  • ar.exe (889.50 KB)
  • as.exe (1.43 MB)
  • dlltool.exe (920.00 KB)
  • gendef.exe (190.52 KB)
  • genidl.exe (375.37 KB)
  • ld.exe (1.22 MB)
  • nm.exe (876.50 KB)
  • objcopy.exe (1.00 MB)
  • objdump.exe (1.49 MB)
  • ranlib.exe (889.50 KB)
  • strip.exe (1.00 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 5.11 of Dev-C++. You can find below info on other versions of Dev-C++: to view all...
If planning to uninstall Dev-C++ you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev-Cpp\ConsolePauser.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev-Cpp\DevCpp.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev-Cpp\DevCpp.exe.FriendlyAppName

How to uninstall Dev-C++ using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dev-C++ is a program offered by Bloodshed Software. Sometimes, computer users choose to uninstall it. This is easier said than done because deleting this manually takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE action to uninstall Dev-C++ 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Dev-C++ or simply activate the Search field and type in "Dev-C++". The Dev-C++ program will be found automatically. After you click Dev-C++ in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety 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".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Dev-C++.
Uninstall Dev-C++

8. After uninstalling Dev-C++, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Dev-C++ which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Dev-C++ using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Dev-C++ by Bloodshed Software from your computer, we are not saying that Dev-C++ by Bloodshed Software is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Dev-C++ supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 07:08:45.987