How to uninstall NETGEAR Genie from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall NETGEAR Genie for Windows. It is written by NETGEAR Inc.. More information on NETGEAR Inc. can be seen here. NETGEAR Genie is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie directory, regulated by the user's option. You can uninstall NETGEAR Genie by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie\uninstall.exe. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file is titled NETGEARGenie.exe and it has a size of 597.98 KB (612336 bytes).

NETGEAR Genie contains of the executables below. They take 3.75 MB (3930640 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (636.63 KB)
  • wpdel.exe (220.25 KB)
  • wpinst.exe (704.25 KB)
  • genie2_tray.exe (79.98 KB)
  • InternetDaemon.exe (259.48 KB)
  • NETGEAR Genie WiFi Analytics.exe (895.98 KB)
  • NETGEARGenie.exe (597.98 KB)
  • NETGEARGenieDaemon.exe (192.48 KB)
  • NETGEARGenieDaemon64.exe (227.98 KB)
  • readyShareFileChecker.exe (23.48 KB) to view all...

This page is about NETGEAR Genie version alone. You can find below info on other application versions of NETGEAR Genie: to view all...
When you're planning to uninstall NETGEAR Genie you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NETGEAR Genie

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NETGEARGenieDaemon\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{104943BC-AB73-4666-8748-560E73142B58}C:\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{C46D9110-DB94-4853-88C7-F89B5EC5C5C2}C:\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{02699B56-9B91-4A4A-9D12-7AA92A9F87E2}C:\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{B91BEB45-014E-4C3C-BC1E-D51B0F42D4DA}C:\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe

How to remove NETGEAR Genie from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NETGEAR Genie is a program released by NETGEAR Inc.. Some users decide to erase this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE action to erase NETGEAR Genie 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find NETGEAR Genie or simply click the Search field and type in "NETGEAR Genie". If it is installed on your PC the NETGEAR Genie program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click NETGEAR Genie in the list of apps, some information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about NETGEAR Genie, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on 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 dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NETGEAR Genie.
Uninstall NETGEAR Genie

8. After removing NETGEAR Genie, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong NETGEAR Genie which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing NETGEAR Genie using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall NETGEAR Genie supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-11-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-18 16:47:36.917