Firebird Firebird

How to uninstall Firebird from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Firebird for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Firebird Project. Check out here for more details on Firebird Project. Detailed information about Firebird can be seen at . The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_1_5 folder. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. Firebird's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\unins000.exe. The program's main executable file is titled unins000.exe and occupies 74.21 KB (75986 bytes).

Firebird is comprised of the following executables which occupy 1.95 MB (2046241 bytes) on disk:

  • unins000.exe (74.21 KB)
  • fbguard.exe (64.00 KB)
  • fbserver.exe (1.45 MB)
  • fb_lock_print.exe (136.00 KB)
  • gstat.exe (68.00 KB)
  • instclient.exe (64.00 KB)
  • instreg.exe (44.00 KB)
  • instsvc.exe (68.00 KB) to view all...

This info is about Firebird version alone. If you're planning to uninstall Firebird you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Firebird from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird

The files below were left behind on your disk by Firebird when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\ADMIN-XP0601PFK.lck
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\aliases.conf
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fb_lock_print.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbclient.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbserver.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gbak.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gdef.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gfix.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gpre.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gsec.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gsplit.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\gstat.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\ib_util.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\instclient.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\instreg.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\instsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\isql.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\msvcp60.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\msvcrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\qli.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\ChangeLog.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\fbudf.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\Firebird_conf.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\Firebird_v1.5.ReleaseNotes.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\installation_readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\README.instsvc
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\README.NTSecurity
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\README.Win32LibraryInstallation.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.aggregate_tracking
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.coalesce
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.context_variables
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.data_types
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.exception_handling
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.execute_statement
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.explicit_locks
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.nullif
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.order_by_expressions_nulls
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.savepoints
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\sql.extensions\README.universal_triggers
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\doc\WhatsNew.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\align.h
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api1.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api10.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api11.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api12.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api13.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api14.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api15.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api16.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api16t.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api2.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api3.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api4.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api5.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api6.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api7.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api8.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9f.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9f.def
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\api9f.sql
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\apifull.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn1.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn2.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn3.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn4.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dyn5.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\dynfull.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\employe2.sql
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\employee.fbk
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\EMPLOYEE.FDB
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\example.h
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\makefile.bc
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\makefile.msc
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\readme
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat1.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat10.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat11.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat12.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat12t.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat2.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat3.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat4.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat5.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat6.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat7.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat8.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\stat9.e
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\udf.sql
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\udflib.c
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\examples\udflib.def
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\firebird.conf
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\firebird.log
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\firebird.msg
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\help\help.fdb
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\IDPLicense.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\include\ib_util.h
  • C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\include\ib_util.pas

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Firebird Project
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FBDBServer_1_5_is1

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdGuardianDefaultInstance\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdGuardianDefaultInstance\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdServerDefaultInstance\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FirebirdServerDefaultInstance\ImagePath

A way to remove Firebird with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Firebird is a program by Firebird Project. Sometimes, people want to uninstall it. Sometimes this is hard because removing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall Firebird 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Firebird or simply click the Search feature and type in "Firebird". If it is installed on your PC the Firebird program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Firebird in the list of programs, some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Firebird, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Firebird

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Firebird
Uninstall Firebird

8. After removing Firebird, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Firebird that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Firebird with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Firebird by Firebird Project from your computer, nor are we saying that Firebird by Firebird Project is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Firebird 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.

2016-08-13 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-12 23:38:07.113