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A guide to uninstall KickStart from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall KickStart for Windows. It is developed by Keithley Instruments. Check out here where you can get more info on Keithley Instruments. Further information about KickStart can be found at . KickStart is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart folder, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. You can remove KickStart by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{AC51554F-0EB1-4AB9-BA16-D944B2B1A9A8}\setup.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is called KickStart.exe and its approximative size is 4.77 MB (5000192 bytes).

KickStart contains of the executables below. They take 36.88 MB (38674616 bytes) on disk.

  • KickStart.exe (4.77 MB)
  • setup.exe (1.38 MB)
  • SystemRequirementsError.exe (42.00 KB)
  • VCRunTimeInstaller.exe (163.50 KB)
  • vc_redist.x64.exe (14.30 MB)
  • vc_redist.x86.exe (13.50 MB)
  • VisaNetSharedComponentsInstaller.exe (112.04 KB)
  • VisaSharedComponentsInstaller.exe (112.04 KB)
  • niPie.exe (56.00 KB)
  • WindowsInstaller-KB893803-v2-x86.exe (2.47 MB) to view all...

The current page applies to KickStart version alone. You can find below info on other application versions of KickStart: to view all...

How to uninstall KickStart using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

KickStart is a program released by Keithley Instruments. Frequently, computer users choose to remove it. This is hard because deleting this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK solution to remove 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 the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications 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 automatically. Notice that when you select KickStart in the list , the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding KickStart, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for KickStart:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{AC51554F-0EB1-4AB9-BA16-D944B2B1A9A8}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove KickStart.
Uninstall KickStart

8. After removing KickStart, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong KickStart that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing KickStart with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall KickStart by Keithley Instruments from your computer, we are not saying that KickStart by Keithley Instruments is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall KickStart supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-11-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-11-20 19:52:50.643