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A guide to uninstall KickStart from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall KickStart for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Keithley Instruments. More information on Keithley Instruments can be found here. You can get more details on KickStart at . KickStart is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Keithley Instruments\KickStart folder, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. KickStart's entire uninstall command line is "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{F416C754-6333-469F-ADFF-2FAE43182A9C}\KickStartSetup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly. KickStart's main file takes about 4.37 MB (4577792 bytes) and is named KickStart.exe.

KickStart installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 8.25 MB (8655248 bytes) on disk.

  • KickStart.exe (4.37 MB)
  • setup.exe (1.37 MB)
  • niPie.exe (56.00 KB)
  • WindowsInstaller-KB893803-v2-x86.exe (2.47 MB)

This web page is about KickStart version 1.0.0 alone. Click on the links below for other KickStart versions: to view all...

How to erase KickStart from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

KickStart is an application by the software company Keithley Instruments. Some people want to erase it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK solution to erase KickStart 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find KickStart or simply activate the Search field and type in "KickStart". If it is installed on your PC the KickStart application will be found very quickly. After you select KickStart in the list of programs, the following information about the program is available to you:

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

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{F416C754-6333-469F-ADFF-2FAE43182A9C}\KickStartSetup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall KickStart.
Uninstall KickStart

8. After uninstalling KickStart, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong KickStart which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling KickStart using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


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

2016-06-08 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-07 21:56:50.177