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A way to uninstall Drobo Dashboard from your PC

This web page is about Drobo Dashboard for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was created by Drobo. Further information on Drobo can be found here. Click on to get more details about Drobo Dashboard on Drobo's website. Drobo Dashboard is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Drobo\Drobo Dashboard directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for removing Drobo Dashboard is MsiExec.exe /X{863885B3-7C05-421C-8817-568712778745}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. Drobo Dashboard's main file takes around 5.55 MB (5819184 bytes) and is named Drobo Dashboard.exe.

The executable files below are part of Drobo Dashboard. They take an average of 8.11 MB (8499568 bytes) on disk.

  • DDAssist.exe (608.78 KB)
  • DDService.exe (1.96 MB)
  • Drobo Dashboard.exe (5.55 MB)

The current web page applies to Drobo Dashboard version 2.6.9 only. You can find below info on other releases of Drobo Dashboard:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove Drobo Dashboard.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Drobo\Drobo Dashboard
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Drobo\Drobo Dashboard
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Drobo Dashboard

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Drobo\Drobo Dashboard\appclicks.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Drobo\Drobo Dashboard\DDAssist.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Drobo\Drobo Dashboard\DDService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Drobo\Drobo Dashboard\Drobo Dashboard.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Drobo Dashboard_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Drobo Dashboard_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{863885B3-7C05-421C-8817-568712778745}

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{863885B3-7C05-421C-8817-568712778745}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DDService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\{49146942-8394-43E1-A402-75DEC2BE1298}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\{6549F24C-E472-4DA3-B82E-9C00CFB19F40}

How to remove Drobo Dashboard from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Drobo Dashboard is an application marketed by the software company Drobo. Some users want to uninstall this program. This is troublesome because performing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall Drobo Dashboard is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Drobo Dashboard or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Drobo Dashboard". If it is installed on your PC the Drobo Dashboard application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Drobo Dashboard in the list of apps, the following information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Drobo Dashboard, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Drobo Dashboard:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.drobo.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{863885B3-7C05-421C-8817-568712778745}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Drobo Dashboard.
Uninstall Drobo Dashboard

8. After removing Drobo Dashboard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Drobo Dashboard that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Drobo Dashboard using 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 take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Drobo Dashboard by Drobo from your PC, nor are we saying that Drobo Dashboard by Drobo is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Drobo Dashboard supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 15:50:12.020