Docker for Windows Docker for Windows

A guide to uninstall Docker for Windows from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Docker for Windows for Windows. It is made by Docker Inc.. You can read more on Docker Inc. or check for application updates here. Docker for Windows is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. The full uninstall command line for Docker for Windows is C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker for Windows Installer.exe. Docker for Windows's primary file takes about 1.73 MB (1813464 bytes) and is named Docker for Windows.exe.

The executable files below are part of Docker for Windows. They take an average of 164.44 MB (172426478 bytes) on disk.

  • Docker for windows Installer.exe (3.40 MB)
  • Docker for Windows.exe (1.73 MB)
  • Docker.Watchguard.exe (12.50 KB)
  • DockerCli.exe (21.47 KB)
  • InstallerCli.exe (13.50 KB)
  • com.docker.9pdb.exe (2.87 MB)
  • com.docker.proxy.exe (13.88 MB)
  • com.docker.db.exe (9.56 MB)
  • dockerd.exe (35.26 MB)
  • vpnkit.exe (17.12 MB)
  • docker-compose.exe (6.65 MB)
  • docker-credential-wincred.exe (2.32 MB)
  • docker-machine.exe (25.64 MB)
  • docker.exe (18.95 MB)
  • notary.exe (7.78 MB)
  • qemu-img.exe (5.36 MB) to view all...

This web page is about Docker for Windows version 17.09.033 alone. For other Docker for Windows versions please click below: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall Docker for Windows.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Docker for Windows from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Docker

The files below remain on your disk by Docker for Windows's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Bugsnag.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Bugsnag.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\com.docker.service
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker for windows Installer.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker for Windows.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker for Windows.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Backend.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Backend.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Core.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Service.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Watchguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Watchguard.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Win32Helpers.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.Win32Helpers.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.WPF.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker.WPF.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\DockerCli.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\DockerCli.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\installationmanifest.json
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\InstallerCli.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\InstallerCli.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Microsoft.Toolkit.Uwp.Notifications.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Microsoft.Toolkit.Uwp.Notifications.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\NLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\NLog.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\bin\docker.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\bin\docker-compose.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\bin\docker-credential-wincred.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\bin\docker-machine.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\bin\notary.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\CHANGELOG
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\com.docker.9pdb.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\com.docker.db.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\com.docker.proxy.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\dockerd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\DockerDebugInfo.ps1
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\ForceRemoveDocker.ps1
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\LICENSE.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\linux-daemon-options.json
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\mobylinux.iso
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\MobyLinux.ps1
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\nsenter.tar
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\OSS-LICENSES.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\COPYING
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\libglib-2.0-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\libgthread-2.0-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\libiconv-2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\libintl-8.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\libssp-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\LICENSE
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\qemu-img.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\SOURCES
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\qemu-img\VERSION
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\sha1
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\tile-error.png
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\tile-icon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\UpdateChannel
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\vpnkit.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\WinContainers.ps1
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\WinContainersDiags.ps1
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\windows-daemon-options.json
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\resources\zlib1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\System.Management.Automation.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\System.Net.Http.Formatting.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime.UI.Xaml.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\System.ValueTuple.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\vccorlib140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\vcruntime140.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\DebugInfo-2018-09-05_11-20-16.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\install-log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\log.4.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\log.5.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\log.6.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\log.7.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\log.8.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Docker\log.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\Docker for Windows Installer(1).exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\Docker for Windows Installer.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs\Docker for Windows.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\Docker_DockerForWindows_Settings
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Docker\already-enabled-features.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Docker\features-cache.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Docker\settings.json

Many times the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Docker Inc.
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Docker for windows Installer_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Docker for windows Installer_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Docker for Windows_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Docker for Windows_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Docker for Windows
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\com.docker.service

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\f1qyjqg5.5uo\Docker for Windows Installer.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1593328080-746341716-2089678253-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker for Windows.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1593328080-746341716-2089678253-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\f1qyjqg5.5uo\Docker for Windows Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1593328080-746341716-2089678253-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\Downloads\Docker for Windows Installer(1).exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1593328080-746341716-2089678253-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\Downloads\Docker for Windows Installer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\com.docker.service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\com.docker.service\ImagePath

How to erase Docker for Windows using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Docker for Windows is an application released by the software company Docker Inc.. Some users decide to remove it. This can be troublesome because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK solution to remove Docker for Windows 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 Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Docker for Windows or simply click the Search field and type in "Docker for Windows". The Docker for Windows program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Docker for Windows in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Docker for Windows, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Docker for Windows.
Uninstall Docker for Windows

8. After uninstalling Docker for Windows, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Docker for Windows that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Docker for Windows with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Docker for Windows by Docker Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Docker for Windows by Docker Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Docker for Windows 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' computers.

2017-10-07 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-10-07 11:54:01.060