How to uninstall ICQ7 from your system

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall ICQ7 for Windows. It is made by ICQ. Additional info about ICQ can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on ICQ7 on ICQ's page. Usually the ICQ7 application is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ICQ7.0 folder, depending on the user's option during install. The complete uninstall command line for ICQ7 is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{88EB38EF-4D2C-436D-ABD3-56B232674062}\ICQ7.exe. ICQ7's main file takes around 130.24 KB (133368 bytes) and its name is ICQ.exe.

The executable files below are installed alongside ICQ7. They take about 219.09 KB (224352 bytes) on disk.

  • aolload.exe (10.55 KB)
  • ICQ.exe (130.24 KB)
  • IcqUpdater.exe (78.30 KB)

This page is about ICQ7 version 7.0 alone. Numerous files, folders and Windows registry data will be left behind when you are trying to remove ICQ7 from your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Menu Démarrer\Programmes\ICQ7
  • C:\Program Files\ICQ7.0

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall ICQ7:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\ICQ7.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Bureau\ICQ7.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Menu Démarrer\Programmes\ICQ7\icq.com.url
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Menu Démarrer\Programmes\ICQ7\ICQ7.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{88EB38EF-4D2C-436D-ABD3-56B232674062}

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icq\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icquser\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{88EB38EF-4D2C-436D-ABD3-56B232674062}\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{88EB38EF-4D2C-436D-ABD3-56B232674062}\InstallLocation

How to remove ICQ7 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ICQ7 is a program by the software company ICQ. Sometimes, people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this manually requires some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY solution to erase ICQ7 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 an efficient 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 admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate ICQ7 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "ICQ7". The ICQ7 program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select ICQ7 in the list of programs, some data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about ICQ7, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for ICQ7:

  • The web site of the program is: http://www.icq.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{88EB38EF-4D2C-436D-ABD3-56B232674062}\ICQ7.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove ICQ7.
Uninstall ICQ7

8. After uninstalling ICQ7, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong ICQ7 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling ICQ7 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall ICQ7 by ICQ from your PC, we are not saying that ICQ7 by ICQ is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall ICQ7 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-27 06:06:04.820