Application Microsoft Choice Guard

A guide to uninstall Microsoft Choice Guard from your computer

This web page is about Microsoft Choice Guard for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. Additional info about Microsoft Corporation can be found here. The application is often located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Choice Guard folder. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. You can uninstall Microsoft Choice Guard by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{F0E12BBA-AD66-4022-A453-A1C8A0C4D570}. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. Microsoft Choice Guard's primary file takes around 71.80 KB (73528 bytes) and its name is CGuard.exe.

Microsoft Choice Guard is comprised of the following executables which occupy 71.80 KB (73528 bytes) on disk:

  • CGuard.exe (71.80 KB)

The current web page applies to Microsoft Choice Guard version only. Microsoft Choice Guard has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Microsoft Choice Guard:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Choice Guard

The files below are left behind on your disk by Microsoft Choice Guard when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Choice Guard\CGuard.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Choice Guard\ChoiceGuard.dll

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ABB21E0F66DA22044A351A8C0A4C5D07
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\ABB21E0F66DA22044A351A8C0A4C5D07

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ABB21E0F66DA22044A351A8C0A4C5D07\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Choice Guard\

A way to remove Microsoft Choice Guard using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Choice Guard is an application marketed by Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, people try to erase this application. Sometimes this is difficult because doing this manually takes some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK action to erase Microsoft Choice Guard 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, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Microsoft Choice Guard or simply click the Search field and type in "Microsoft Choice Guard". If it exists on your system the Microsoft Choice Guard application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Microsoft Choice Guard in the list , the following information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Microsoft Choice Guard, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Microsoft Choice Guard.
Uninstall Microsoft Choice Guard

8. After removing Microsoft Choice Guard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Microsoft Choice Guard that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Microsoft Choice Guard with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Microsoft Choice Guard by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Microsoft Choice Guard by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Microsoft Choice Guard 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' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:52:23.143