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A way to uninstall Effective File Search 6.8 from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Effective File Search 6.8 for Windows. It is produced by SOW. Check out here where you can find out more on SOW. Detailed information about Effective File Search 6.8 can be found at . Usually the Effective File Search 6.8 application is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\efs folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for uninstalling Effective File Search 6.8 is C:\Program Files (x86)\efs\UnRun.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. search.exe is the Effective File Search 6.8's main executable file and it occupies circa 804.21 KB (823512 bytes) on disk.

Effective File Search 6.8 installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 914.19 KB (936126 bytes) on disk.

  • Run32.exe (16.50 KB)
  • search.exe (804.21 KB)
  • uninst.exe (72.11 KB)
  • UnRun.exe (21.37 KB)

The current web page applies to Effective File Search 6.8 version 6.8 alone. Quite a few files, folders and registry entries can not be removed when you want to remove Effective File Search 6.8 from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Effective File Search 6.8 from your computer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search

The files below are left behind on your disk by Effective File Search 6.8 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\Effective File Search.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\EFS and WWW.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\EFS Help.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\Examples.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\License.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\Readme.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\Uninstall EFS.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Effective File Search\What's New.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Effective File Search

A way to remove Effective File Search 6.8 from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Effective File Search 6.8 is an application by the software company SOW. Some users try to erase this program. This can be troublesome because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY procedure to erase Effective File Search 6.8 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 a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


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

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Effective File Search 6.8 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Effective File Search 6.8". If it is installed on your PC the Effective File Search 6.8 app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Effective File Search 6.8 in the list , some information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Effective File Search 6.8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Effective File Search 6.8:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.sowsoft.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\efs\UnRun.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Effective File Search 6.8.
Uninstall Effective File Search 6.8

8. After uninstalling Effective File Search 6.8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Effective File Search 6.8 which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Effective File Search 6.8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Effective File Search 6.8 by SOW from your PC, nor are we saying that Effective File Search 6.8 by SOW is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Effective File Search 6.8 in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-16 17:16:23.773