A way to uninstall Dr.Web KATANA from your computer

This web page is about Dr.Web KATANA for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Doctor Web, Ltd.. More data about Doctor Web, Ltd. can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on Dr.Web KATANA on Doctor Web, Ltd.'s website. Dr.Web KATANA is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\DrWeb folder, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. You can uninstall Dr.Web KATANA by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\ProgramData\Doctor Web\Setup\drweb-katana\katana-setup.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. drwupsrv.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 5.91 MB (6196464 bytes) on disk.

Dr.Web KATANA is composed of the following executables which occupy 34.12 MB (35781592 bytes) on disk:

  • drwupsrv.exe (5.91 MB)
  • dwservice.exe (6.12 MB)
  • dwsysinfo.exe (10.26 MB)
  • spideragent.exe (11.84 MB)

This page is about Dr.Web KATANA version only. Click on the links below for other Dr.Web KATANA versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\arkdb.bin
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\ccsdk.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\cn-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\cs-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\de-drweb.chm
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\de-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\drwupsrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\dwarkapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\dwqrlib64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\dwservice.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\dwsysinfo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\dwsysinfo.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\en-drweb.chm
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\es-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\et-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\fr-drweb.chm
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\fr-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\it-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\ja-drweb.chm
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\ja-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\kk-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\ko-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\lang.lst
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\lv-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\pl-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\pt-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\ru-drweb.chm
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\ru-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\sk-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\SL133441806.key
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\spideragent.exe
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\tr-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\uk-drweb.dwl
  • C:\Program Files\DrWeb\zh-drweb.dwl
  • C:\ProgramData\Doctor Web\Setup\drweb-katana\katana-setup.exe

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Doctor Web\Setup\Dr.Web KATANA
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7599F709-61D5-44F1-996C-4DFEB1B855E0}

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DrWebAVService\ImagePath

A way to delete Dr.Web KATANA from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dr.Web KATANA is an application marketed by Doctor Web, Ltd.. Frequently, users want to erase it. This is easier said than done because deleting this by hand takes some experience related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to erase Dr.Web KATANA 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 on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Dr.Web KATANA or simply activate the Search field and type in "Dr.Web KATANA". If it is installed on your PC the Dr.Web KATANA app will be found very quickly. When you click Dr.Web KATANA in the list of programs, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Dr.Web KATANA, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dr.Web KATANA:

  • The software company is: http://www.drweb.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Doctor Web\Setup\drweb-katana\katana-setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Dr.Web KATANA.
Uninstall Dr.Web KATANA

8. After uninstalling Dr.Web KATANA, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Dr.Web KATANA that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Dr.Web KATANA with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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



This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Dr.Web KATANA by Doctor Web, Ltd. from your PC, we are not saying that Dr.Web KATANA by Doctor Web, Ltd. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Dr.Web KATANA supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-12-14 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-14 06:33:05.527