How to uninstall NETGEAR Genie from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove NETGEAR Genie for Windows. It is written by NETGEAR Inc.. More information on NETGEAR Inc. can be found here. The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove NETGEAR Genie by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie\uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. NETGEARGenie.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 597.25 KB (611584 bytes) on disk.

NETGEAR Genie installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 3.74 MB (3922304 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (636.63 KB)
  • wpdel.exe (220.25 KB)
  • wpinst.exe (704.25 KB)
  • genie2_tray.exe (78.75 KB)
  • InternetDaemon.exe (258.25 KB)
  • NETGEAR Genie WiFi Analytics.exe (894.75 KB)
  • NETGEARGenie.exe (597.25 KB)
  • NETGEARGenieDaemon.exe (191.25 KB)
  • NETGEARGenieDaemon64.exe (226.75 KB)
  • readyShareFileChecker.exe (22.25 KB) to view all...

This info is about NETGEAR Genie version only. You can find below a few links to other NETGEAR Genie releases: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NETGEAR Genie
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\NETGEAR Genie

A way to remove NETGEAR Genie with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NETGEAR Genie is an application released by the software company NETGEAR Inc.. Sometimes, people try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is hard because doing this by hand requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE solution to uninstall NETGEAR Genie 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 already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate NETGEAR Genie or simply click the Search field and type in "NETGEAR Genie". If it exists on your system the NETGEAR Genie program will be found automatically. When you select NETGEAR Genie in the list , some data about the application is available to you:

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

8. After removing NETGEAR Genie, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of NETGEAR Genie that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing NETGEAR Genie using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove NETGEAR Genie in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 01:29:33.183