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A way to uninstall KickStart from your PC

This web page is about KickStart for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Keithley Instruments. You can find out more on Keithley Instruments or check for application updates here. You can get more details related to KickStart at . KickStart is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart directory, depending on the user's option. KickStart's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{F416C754-6333-469F-ADFF-2FAE43182A9C}\KickStartSetup.exe. The application's main executable file occupies 4.41 MB (4620360 bytes) on disk and is labeled KickStart.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in KickStart. They take 8.29 MB (8697816 bytes) on disk.

  • KickStart.exe (4.41 MB)
  • setup.exe (1.37 MB)
  • niPie.exe (56.00 KB)
  • WindowsInstaller-KB893803-v2-x86.exe (2.47 MB)


The current page applies to KickStart version 1.1.0 alone. Click on the links below for other KickStart versions:

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KickStart has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall KickStart:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Keithley_Instruments\KickStart.exe_Url_0ftrwpannsxp1eykph1ptrpiify0pnnx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_KickStart.exe_b41ee4e922a9c9fe5790f0b01164d13248c31ffa_da33fdc6_07c9752d

The files below are left behind on your disk by KickStart's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ActiproSoftware.Docking.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ActiproSoftware.Editors.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ActiproSoftware.PropertyGrid.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ActiproSoftware.Ribbon.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ActiproSoftware.Shared.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ActiproSoftware.Themes.Metro.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ActiproSoftware.Themes.Office.Wpf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ApplicationModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\GraphModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\CommunicationTerminalModule\CommunicationTerminalModule.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\CommunicationTerminalModule\images\ConsoleIcon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\IVCharacterizerModule\images\2450 KickStart Help Channel Browser.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\IVCharacterizerModule\images\2450 KickStart Help Channel Browser2.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\IVCharacterizerModule\images\2450 KickStart Help.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\IVCharacterizerModule\images\AdvancedIcon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\IVCharacterizerModule\IVCharacterizerModule.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\KickStart\KickStartReleaseNotes.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\KickStart\kiswlicense.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\KickStart\kiswlicense.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\help\KickStart\KSS_903_01_B_Dec-2013.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\InfragisticsWPF4.DataPresenter.ExcelExporter.v12.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\InfragisticsWPF4.DataPresenter.v12.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\InfragisticsWPF4.Documents.Core.v12.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\InfragisticsWPF4.Documents.Excel.v12.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\InfragisticsWPF4.Editors.v12.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\InfragisticsWPF4.v12.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\instrument plug-ins\ComVisaIoLayer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\instrument plug-ins\K2400SmuPlugin.kipi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\instrument plug-ins\K2450SmuPlugin.kipi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\instrument plug-ins\KSmuSimulatorPlugin.kipi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\InstrumentsModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\KickStart.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ks.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Microsoft.Expression.Drawing.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Microsoft.Practices.Prism.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Microsoft.Practices.Prism.Interactivity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Microsoft.Practices.Prism.MefExtensions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\Mindscape.WpfElements.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\NavigationModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\SpreadSheetModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\StartPagePrismModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\test plug-ins\CommunicationTerminalModule.ktpi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\test plug-ins\IVCharacterizerModule.ktpi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\TestManagerModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\ToolBarPrismModule.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\Apache 2.0 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\Boost 1.0 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\BSD 3-clause License - English.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\CryptoPP 5.6 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\GNU Lesser General Public License - English.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\IVI Foundation Inc License Agreement - English.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\MARS 1.0 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\MIT-X License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - English.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - French.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - German.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - Italian.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - Japanese.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - Korean.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - Simplified Chinese.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NI Released License Agreement - Spanish.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\NICTA 1.0 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\OpenSSL 1.0 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\STLPort 1.0 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\UPX 1.0 license - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\wxWindows 3.1 License - English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\XercesLicense.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\license\XercesNotice.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\nidist.id
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\patents.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\GMP\ni_gmp.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\GMP\ni_gmp.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\GMP\ni_gmp_mft.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\GMP\ni_gmp64.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\GMP\ni_gmp64.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\LabVIEW_SysStatePublisher_2010\NI_Sy00.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\LabVIEW_SysStatePublisher_2010\NI_Sy01.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\LabVIEW_SysStatePublisher_2010\NI_SysStatePub.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\LabVIEW_SysStatePublisher_2010\NI_SysStatePub_mft.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\LabVIEW_SysStatePublisher_2010\NI_SysStatePub64.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MDF\MDF\EULADepo.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MDF\MDF\EULADepot.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MDF\MDF\MDFSupport.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MDF\MDF\MDFSupport_mft.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MDF\MDF\MDFSupport1.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MDF\MDF\NIYouLAs.bin
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\mDNS_Responder\mDNSResponder.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\mDNS_Responder\mDNSResponder_W64.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MetaUninstaller\MU\MetaUninstaller.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MetaUninstaller\MU\MetaUninstaller_mft.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\MetaUninstaller\MU\MetaUninstallerR1.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\NI_Auth\niauth.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\NI_Auth\niauth.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\NI_Auth\niauth_mft.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\NI_Auth\niauth64.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime53\Products\NI_Auth\niauth64.msi

Frequently the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\457C614F3336F964DAFFF2EA3481A2C9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{F416C754-6333-469F-ADFF-2FAE43182A9C}

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\457C614F3336F964DAFFF2EA3481A2C9\KickStart_Files
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\457C614F3336F964DAFFF2EA3481A2C9\ProductName


How to erase KickStart from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

KickStart is a program released by the software company Keithley Instruments. Frequently, people choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because removing this by hand requires some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE approach to uninstall KickStart 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.

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  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

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 computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate KickStart or simply activate the Search field and type in "KickStart". If it is installed on your PC the KickStart app will be found very quickly. When you select KickStart in the list , the following data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding KickStart, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for KickStart:





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.KeithleyInstruments.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{F416C754-6333-469F-ADFF-2FAE43182A9C}\KickStartSetup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall KickStart.
Uninstall KickStart


8. After removing KickStart, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of KickStart which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing KickStart with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall KickStart by Keithley Instruments from your PC, nor are we saying that KickStart by Keithley Instruments is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall KickStart supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-11-03 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-03 14:27:04.913