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A guide to uninstall MiKTeX 2 from your computer

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:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$DRa9168.3159\miktex

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bib\base\test.bib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bib\base\xampl.bib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\abbrv.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\acm.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\alpha.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\apalike.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\ieeetr.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\plain.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\siam.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\bst\base\unsrt.bst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\88591lat.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\88591sca.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\88592pl.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\ascii.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp1250pl.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp437lat.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp850lat.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp850sca.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp852pl.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\bibtex\csf\cp866rus.csf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\achicago-bst.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\bibshare
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxbst.doc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxdoc.bib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxdoc.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxdoc.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxhak.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex\btxhak.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\00readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\csfile.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\file_id.diz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\bibtex8\HISTORY
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\dvips\dvips.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.sty
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex_man.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex-man.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\etex\base\etex-man.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\bugs.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\changes.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\commands.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\copying.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\faq.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\install.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\legal.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\farsitex\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\fonts\farsitex\fontname.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\00readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\announce.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\bugs.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\changes.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\fixes.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\GreekFonts.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\howtoget.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\ins-mac.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\install.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\tb1202.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\tb1202.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\tb1401.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\tb1401.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\tb1604.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\tb1604.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\todo.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\generic\babel\user.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\00readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\amiweb2c.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\autoload.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\begleit.err
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\bugs.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\cfgguide.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\cfgguide.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\changes.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\clsguide.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\clsguide.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\compan.err
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\cstex.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\cyrguide.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\cyrguide.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\decustex.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\directex.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\doc.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\docstrip.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\emtex.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\emtextds.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\fntguide.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\fntguide.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\grphcomp.err
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\handbuch.err
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\ifthen.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\inputenc.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\install.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\legal.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\lindner.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\lppl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\lppl-1-0.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\lppl-1-1.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\ltnews01.dvi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\ltnews01.tex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\doc\latex\base\ltnews02.dvi

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

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\farsitex-editor-alpha9.1.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1129822184-2446969437-825466427-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\Ftexed.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1129822184-2446969437-825466427-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\initexmf.exe


How to remove MiKTeX 2 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MiKTeX 2 is a program offered by the software company Christian Schenk. Sometimes, computer users try to remove it. Sometimes this is efortful because removing this by hand takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY solution to remove MiKTeX 2 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 Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows computer.

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  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate MiKTeX 2 or simply click the Search feature and type in "MiKTeX 2". If it is installed on your PC the MiKTeX 2 program will be found automatically. After you click MiKTeX 2 in the list , the following information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding MiKTeX 2, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove MiKTeX 2.
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8. After removing MiKTeX 2, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of MiKTeX 2 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing MiKTeX 2 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
Software Application


Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove MiKTeX 2 by Christian Schenk from your PC, 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 supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-24 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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