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How to uninstall KickStart from your computer

KickStart is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. It is written by Keithley Instruments. Check out here for more info on Keithley Instruments. More details about the program KickStart can be found at . KickStart is frequently installed in the C:\HD-Dell3431\Program\Tools\LAB\Keithley KickStart folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{CC51554F-0EB1-4AB9-BA16-D944B2B2A3A0}\setup.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall KickStart. The program's main executable file occupies 1.04 MB (1088760 bytes) on disk and is called setup.exe.

The following executables are contained in KickStart. They take 1.04 MB (1088760 bytes) on disk.

  • setup.exe (1.04 MB)

The current web page applies to KickStart version only. Click on the links below for other KickStart versions: to view all...
When planning to uninstall KickStart you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall KickStart:
  • C:\Users\riehley\AppData\Local\Keithley_Instruments,_LLC\KickStart.exe_StrongName_jfyprbzjderfmkh12upoami24xakmjqx
  • C:\Users\riehley\AppData\Local\Temp\KickStart

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall KickStart:
  • C:\Users\riehley\AppData\Local\Downloaded Installations\{AAF5ACC3-C885-4112-BDF7-C766112679FB}\KickStart.msi
  • C:\Users\riehley\AppData\Local\Keithley_Instruments,_LLC\KickStart.exe_StrongName_jfyprbzjderfmkh12upoami24xakmjqx\\user.config
  • C:\Users\riehley\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_Keithley Instruments_KickStart_KickStart_exe
  • C:\Users\riehley\AppData\Local\Temp\KickStart\{5095107e-0642-47a7-9364-a45354a3c72d}\default.ksp

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ksp\KickStart.Document
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Keithley Instruments|KickStart|KickStart.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\KickStart.Document
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F45515CC1BE09BA4AB619D442B2B3A0A

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Keithley Instruments|KickStart|KickStart.exe\KickStart,Version="",PublicKeyToken="D785DB2A4E96C239",Culture="neutral",FileVersion="",ProcessorArchitecture="Amd64"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\F45515CC1BE09BA4AB619D442B2B3A0A\KickStart_Files
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F45515CC1BE09BA4AB619D442B2B3A0A\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-725345543-746137067-682003330-17474\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Programme\KickStart\KickStart.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-725345543-746137067-682003330-17474\\Device\HarddiskVolume5\Program Files\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\KickStart.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-725345543-746137067-682003330-17474\\Device\HarddiskVolume5\Program Files\Keithley Instruments\KickStart\VisaRunTime175\setup.exe

A way to remove KickStart from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

KickStart is an application offered by the software company Keithley Instruments. Sometimes, users choose to remove this application. Sometimes this is hard because performing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK way to remove KickStart 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find KickStart or simply activate the Search feature and type in "KickStart". If it exists on your system the KickStart app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click KickStart in the list , the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding KickStart, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for KickStart:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{CC51554F-0EB1-4AB9-BA16-D944B2B2A3A0}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove KickStart.
Uninstall KickStart

8. After removing KickStart, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong KickStart which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able 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 disk.

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


This page is not a recommendation to remove KickStart by Keithley Instruments from your PC, we are not saying that KickStart by Keithley Instruments is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove 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' computers.

2020-06-08 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-06-08 11:47:10.290