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How to uninstall Luminar 2018 from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall Luminar 2018 for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Skylum. Check out here for more info on Skylum. The program is usually found in the C:\Program Files\Skylum\Luminar 2018 folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /X{58162541-0807-4B61-B06A-47DEBD40ABF6} is the full command line if you want to uninstall Luminar 2018. The program's main executable file is called Luminar 2018.exe and occupies 253.43 KB (259512 bytes).

Luminar 2018 is composed of the following executables which take 8.11 MB (8506988 bytes) on disk:

  • CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess.exe (7.50 KB)
  • Luminar 2018.exe (253.43 KB)
  • exiftool.exe (7.86 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of Luminar 2018. Click on the links below for other Luminar 2018 versions: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Luminar 2018:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_Luminar 2018.exe_5c10b282bf5ac5d9c2acd932188147d8bb030_1fef3332_cab_01797875

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Luminar 2018:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs\Luminar_2018.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs\Luminar2018_Setup.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_Luminar 2018.exe_5c10b282bf5ac5d9c2acd932188147d8bb030_1fef3332_cab_01797875\memory.hdmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_Luminar 2018.exe_5c10b282bf5ac5d9c2acd932188147d8bb030_1fef3332_cab_01797875\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_Luminar 2018.exe_5c10b282bf5ac5d9c2acd932188147d8bb030_1fef3332_cab_01797875\triagedump.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_Luminar 2018.exe_5c10b282bf5ac5d9c2acd932188147d8bb030_1fef3332_cab_01797875\WER77C9.tmp.appcompat.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_Luminar 2018.exe_5c10b282bf5ac5d9c2acd932188147d8bb030_1fef3332_cab_01797875\WER7876.tmp.WERInternalMetadata.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Luminar_2018_20171117012904.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Luminar_2018_20171117013517.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Luminar_2018_20171117013517_001_LuminarClient.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Luminar_2018_20171122023301.log

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\SQM\Apps\Luminar2018_Setup.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\14526185708016B40BA674EDDB04BA6F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{3e8b5d8b-21dc-4807-80fc-713db9f77308}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Skylum\Luminar 2018\Luminar 2018.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Downloads\Luminar 2018 1.0.0\app\Luminar_2018.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Downloads\Luminar 2018 1.0.0\app\Luminar_2018.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Downloads\Luminar 2018.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\14526185708016B40BA674EDDB04BA6F\ProductName

How to uninstall Luminar 2018 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Luminar 2018 is an application by Skylum. Some people want to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be hard because doing this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE solution to uninstall Luminar 2018 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Luminar 2018 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Luminar 2018". If it is installed on your PC the Luminar 2018 program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Luminar 2018 in the list , the following data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Luminar 2018, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Luminar 2018.
Uninstall Luminar 2018

8. After removing Luminar 2018, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Luminar 2018 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Luminar 2018 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



The text above is not a recommendation to remove Luminar 2018 by Skylum from your PC, nor are we saying that Luminar 2018 by Skylum is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Luminar 2018 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-11-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-16 14:26:42.423