MiKTeX 2 MiKTeX 2



How to uninstall MiKTeX 2 from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall MiKTeX 2 for Windows. It is made by Christian Schenk. More information about Christian Schenk can be read here. Usually the MiKTeX 2 program is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\miktex\bin directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing MiKTeX 2 is C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\initexmf.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is titled mo.exe and its approximative size is 64.00 KB (65536 bytes).

The following executables are contained in MiKTeX 2. They occupy 3.18 MB (3330048 bytes) on disk.



  • afm2tfm.exe (36.00 KB)
  • virtex.exe (16.00 KB)
  • bibtex.exe (16.00 KB)
  • bibtex8.exe (104.00 KB)
  • conspawn.exe (16.00 KB)
  • pdfetex.exe (16.00 KB)
  • dvicopy.exe (16.00 KB)
  • dvipdfm.exe (188.00 KB)
  • dvipdft.exe (20.00 KB)
  • dvips.exe (124.00 KB)
  • dvitomp.exe (16.00 KB)
  • dvitype.exe (16.00 KB)
  • ebb.exe (40.00 KB)
  • evirtex.exe (16.00 KB)
  • epsffit.exe (16.00 KB)
  • findexe.exe (48.00 KB)
  • getafm.exe (24.00 KB)
  • gftodvi.exe (16.00 KB)
  • gftopk.exe (16.00 KB)
  • gftype.exe (16.00 KB)
  • hbf2gf.exe (40.00 KB)
  • virmf.exe (16.00 KB)
  • virmpost.exe (16.00 KB)
  • viromega.exe (16.00 KB)
  • initexmf.exe (48.00 KB)
  • makebase.exe (16.00 KB)
  • makefmt.exe (16.00 KB)
  • makeindex.exe (80.00 KB)
  • makeinfo.exe (100.00 KB)
  • makemem.exe (16.00 KB)
  • makemf.exe (16.00 KB)
  • makempx.exe (20.00 KB)
  • makepk.exe (16.00 KB)
  • makertf.exe (88.00 KB)
  • maketfm.exe (16.00 KB)
  • mft.exe (16.00 KB)
  • mkpsres.exe (44.00 KB)
  • mo.exe (64.00 KB)
  • mptotex.exe (20.00 KB)
  • odvicopy.exe (16.00 KB)
  • odvips.exe (124.00 KB)
  • ofm2opl.exe (16.00 KB)
  • opl2ofm.exe (16.00 KB)
  • otp2ocp.exe (32.00 KB)
  • outocp.exe (20.00 KB)
  • ovf2ovp.exe (16.00 KB)
  • ovp2ovf.exe (16.00 KB)
  • pcxtoppm.exe (16.00 KB)
  • pdfvirtex.exe (16.00 KB)
  • pdftosrc.exe (68.00 KB)
  • pltotf.exe (16.00 KB)
  • pngtopnm.exe (20.00 KB)
  • pooltype.exe (16.00 KB)
  • ppmtobmp.exe (16.00 KB)
  • ps2pk.exe (104.00 KB)
  • psbook.exe (20.00 KB)
  • psnup.exe (28.00 KB)
  • psresize.exe (24.00 KB)
  • psselect.exe (20.00 KB)
  • pstops.exe (24.00 KB)
  • t1asm.exe (20.00 KB)
  • texi2dvi.exe (16.00 KB)
  • texify.exe (16.00 KB)
  • texindex.exe (24.00 KB)
  • tftopl.exe (16.00 KB)
  • tgatoppm.exe (16.00 KB)
  • tifftopnm.exe (16.00 KB)
  • ttf2afm.exe (32.00 KB)
  • ttf2pfb.exe (32.00 KB)
  • ttf2pk.exe (60.00 KB)
  • ttf2tfm.exe (76.00 KB)
  • vftovp.exe (16.00 KB)
  • vptovf.exe (16.00 KB)
  • yap.exe (252.00 KB)
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The current web page applies to MiKTeX 2 version 2 alone. Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove MiKTeX 2.

Folders left behind when you uninstall MiKTeX 2:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX
  • C:\Program Files\WinEdt Team\WinEdt\Config\MiKTeX
  • C:\Program Files\WinEdt Team\WinEdt\Doc\Wizard-MiKTeX

Files remaining:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2\DVI Viewer.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2\Help\Frequently Asked Questions.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2\Help\LaTeX2e Reference.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2\Help\Local Guide.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2\Help\Release Notes.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2\Help\Tips and Tricks.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\MiKTeX 2\MiKTeX Options.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bib\amslatex\mrabbrev.bib
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bib\base\test.bib
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bib\base\xampl.bib
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\amslatex\amsalpha.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\amslatex\amsplain.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\abbrv.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\acm.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\alpha.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\apalike.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\ieeetr.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\plain.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\siam.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\unsrt.bst
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\88591lat.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\88591sca.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\88592pl.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\ascii.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp1250pl.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp437lat.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp850lat.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp850sca.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp852pl.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp866rus.csf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\achicago-bst.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\bibshare
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxbst.doc
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxdoc.bib
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxdoc.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxdoc.tex
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxhak.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxhak.tex
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\00readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\csfile.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\file_id.diz
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\HISTORY
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\dvipdfm.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\dvipdfm.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\dvipdfm.tex
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\Makefile
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\mwicks.bb
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\mwicks.jpeg
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\sample.tex
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\something.bb
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\something.eps
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\something.fig
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\something.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\transistor.bb
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\transistor.eps
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\transistor.fig
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvipdfm\transistor.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\dvips\dvips.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\arrow.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\btxdoc.tex
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\copying.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\csindex.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.aux
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.cp
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.fn
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.ky
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.pg
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.toc
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.tp
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\eplain.vr
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\freedom.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\index.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\install.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\intro.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\invoke.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\Makefile
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\progdef.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\eplain\userdef.texi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.sty
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.tex
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex-man.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex-man.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\bugs.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\changes.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\commands.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\copying.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\faq.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\install.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\legal.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\fonts\amsfonts\amsfndoc.cyr
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\fonts\amsfonts\amsfndoc.def
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\fonts\amsfonts\amsfndoc.dvi
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\fonts\amsfonts\amsfndoc.fnt
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\fonts\amsfonts\amsfndoc.ins
  • C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\doc\fonts\amsfonts\amsfndoc.ps.gz

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MiK\MiKTeX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MiKTeX 2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MiK\MiKTeX


A way to remove MiKTeX 2 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MiKTeX 2 is a program offered by Christian Schenk. Frequently, computer users choose to remove it. Sometimes this is troublesome because doing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY practice to remove MiKTeX 2 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:



1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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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
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find MiKTeX 2 or simply click the Search feature and type in "MiKTeX 2". If it is installed on your PC the MiKTeX 2 app will be found automatically. When you select MiKTeX 2 in the list of applications, the following data about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about MiKTeX 2, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall MiKTeX 2.
Uninstall MiKTeX 2


8. After uninstalling MiKTeX 2, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of MiKTeX 2 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing MiKTeX 2 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove MiKTeX 2 by Christian Schenk from your computer, we are not saying that MiKTeX 2 by Christian Schenk is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove MiKTeX 2 in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-24 15:36:43.313