GoforFiles GoforFiles

A way to uninstall GoforFiles from your PC

GoforFiles is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It is produced by http://www.goforfiles.com/. More information about http://www.goforfiles.com/ can be seen here. More details about GoforFiles can be seen at . The application is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\GoforFiles directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling GoforFiles is C:\Program Files (x86)\GoforFiles\uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. GoforFiles.exe is the GoforFiles's main executable file and it takes approximately 880.58 KB (901712 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of GoforFiles. They occupy about 9.04 MB (9475367 bytes) on disk.

  • GFFUpdater.exe (355.58 KB)
  • GoforFiles.exe (880.58 KB)
  • goforfilesdl.exe (1.55 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (6.28 MB)

This data is about GoforFiles version 1.7.1 alone. You can find below info on other versions of GoforFiles:

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GoforFiles has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall GoforFiles from your PC:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\GoforFiles
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\GoforFiles

The files below remain on your disk by GoforFiles when you uninstall it:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\GoforFiles\Go for Files.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\GoforFiles\GoforFiles.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\GoforFiles\Remove GFF.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\GoforFiles\Uninstall.lnk

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\GoforFiles
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GoforFiles
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\GoForFiles

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GoforFiles\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GoforFiles\DisplayName
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GoforFiles\HelpLink
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GoforFiles\InstallLocation

How to delete GoforFiles from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

GoforFiles is an application marketed by the software company http://www.goforfiles.com/. Sometimes, users choose to erase it. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this by hand requires some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE action to erase GoforFiles 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 Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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 installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find GoforFiles or simply click the Search feature and type in "GoforFiles". If it is installed on your PC the GoforFiles application will be found very quickly. After you click GoforFiles in the list , the following information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about GoforFiles, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for GoforFiles:

  • The publisher is: http://www.goforfiles.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\GoforFiles\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall GoforFiles.
Uninstall GoforFiles

8. After removing GoforFiles, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong GoforFiles which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing GoforFiles using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove GoforFiles by http://www.goforfiles.com/ from your PC, we are not saying that GoforFiles by http://www.goforfiles.com/ is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove GoforFiles in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-21 16:32:21.687