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How to uninstall Duplicate File Detective 5 from your system

Duplicate File Detective 5 is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Key Metric Software. You can read more on Key Metric Software or check for application updates here. More data about the application Duplicate File Detective 5 can be found at . The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Key Metric Software\Duplicate File Detective 5 directory. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's preference. Duplicate File Detective 5's entire uninstall command line is C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{ABF65E47-3E13-49B5-9221-809A49EA8321}\DFD5-Setup.exe /x {ABF65E47-3E13-49B5-9221-809A49EA8321}. DFD.exe is the Duplicate File Detective 5's main executable file and it occupies close to 15.73 MB (16493192 bytes) on disk.

Duplicate File Detective 5 installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 18.11 MB (18992776 bytes) on disk.

  • DFD.exe (15.73 MB)
  • XCrashReportRU.exe (2.38 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 5.0.70 of Duplicate File Detective 5. Click on the links below for other Duplicate File Detective 5 versions:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Duplicate File Detective 5:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Duplicate File Detective 5
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\Duplicate-20File-20Detective-2_51
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Key Metric Software\Duplicate File Detective 5

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Duplicate File Detective 5:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Duplicate File Detective 5\Help.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Duplicate File Detective 5\License Agreement.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Duplicate File Detective 5\Release Notes.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Duplicate File Detective 5\Uninstall.lnk

Frequently the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Key Metric Software.Duplicate File Detective 5.dfd
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Key Metric Software\Duplicate File Detective 5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Key Metric Software\Duplicate File Detective 5

A way to erase Duplicate File Detective 5 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Duplicate File Detective 5 is an application offered by Key Metric Software. Frequently, people want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be hard because doing this manually takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE solution to remove Duplicate File Detective 5 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Duplicate File Detective 5 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Duplicate File Detective 5". The Duplicate File Detective 5 program will be found automatically. After you click Duplicate File Detective 5 in the list of applications, some data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Duplicate File Detective 5, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Duplicate File Detective 5:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{ABF65E47-3E13-49B5-9221-809A49EA8321}\DFD5-Setup.exe /x {ABF65E47-3E13-49B5-9221-809A49EA8321}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Duplicate File Detective 5.
Uninstall Duplicate File Detective 5

8. After removing Duplicate File Detective 5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Duplicate File Detective 5 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Duplicate File Detective 5 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Duplicate File Detective 5 by Key Metric Software from your PC, nor are we saying that Duplicate File Detective 5 by Key Metric Software is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Duplicate File Detective 5 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-17 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-17 01:14:16.900