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How to uninstall HDD Observer from your PC

This page is about HDD Observer for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is made by Daoisoft. Further information on Daoisoft can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on HDD Observer on Daoisoft's website. The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\HDD Observer folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling HDD Observer is C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\unins000.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. HDD Observer.exe is the HDD Observer's main executable file and it occupies close to 244.50 KB (250368 bytes) on disk.

HDD Observer contains of the executables below. They occupy 1.48 MB (1547675 bytes) on disk.

  • HDD Observer.exe (244.50 KB)
  • HDDObserver.Service.exe (7.50 KB)
  • ngen.exe (87.50 KB)
  • NgenOptimizer.exe (20.00 KB)
  • unins000.exe (1.12 MB)
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Daoisoft\HDD Observer

The files below remain on your disk by HDD Observer when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\BugReporting.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Defragmenter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\DevExpress.Data.v11.1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\DevExpress.Utils.v11.1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\DevExpress.XtraBars.v11.1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\DevExpress.XtraEditors.v11.1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\DTweak.Base.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\DTweak.Implementation.CS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\DTweak.UIComponents.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\HDD Observer.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\HDDObserver.Implementation.CS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\HDDObserver.Service.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\HDDObserver.Service.InstallLog
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\HDDObserver.Service.InstallState
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\HDDObserver.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\InstallUtil.InstallLog
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\INT.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\IssSurvey.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\IssSurvey.ini
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\isxdl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\LinqBridge.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\??????? (Russian).txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\Dansk (Danish).txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\Deutsch(German).txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\English.txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\Fran├žais (French).txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\Italiano (Italian).txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\Polski (Polish).txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localization\Spanish.txt
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Localizator.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\mfc90u.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Microsoft.VC90.MFC.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Scaners.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\SeriousBit.Licensing.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Smart.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\sucollector.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\unins000.dat
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\unins000.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\Utils.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_HDD Observer_HDD Observer_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Daoisoft\HDD Observer\debug.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Daoisoft\HDD Observer\hidemes.hdm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\HDD Observer.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\HDD.Observer.5.2.1.Pro.rar.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Daoisoft\HDD Observer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\HDD Observer_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\HDD Observer_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HDD Observer_is1

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\HDD Observer.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HDD Observer Service\ImagePath

How to remove HDD Observer from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HDD Observer is a program offered by Daoisoft. Some people choose to remove it. This can be troublesome because removing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY way to remove HDD Observer is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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 existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate HDD Observer or simply click the Search feature and type in "HDD Observer". If it exists on your system the HDD Observer application will be found very quickly. After you select HDD Observer in the list of programs, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about HDD Observer, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HDD Observer:

  • The publisher is: http://www.daoisoft.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\HDD Observer\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove HDD Observer.
Uninstall HDD Observer

8. After removing HDD Observer, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of HDD Observer that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HDD Observer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall HDD Observer by Daoisoft from your PC, we are not saying that HDD Observer by Daoisoft is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall HDD Observer supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 17:14:51.380