A guide to uninstall NETGEAR Genie from your computer

This web page is about NETGEAR Genie for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by NETGEAR Inc.. You can read more on NETGEAR Inc. or check for application updates here. NETGEAR Genie is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie folder, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. NETGEAR Genie's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\uninstall.exe. NETGEAR Genie's primary file takes about 588.75 KB (602880 bytes) and its name is NETGEARGenie.exe.

The executables below are part of NETGEAR Genie. They occupy about 2.93 MB (3068272 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (624.86 KB)
  • wpdel.exe (220.25 KB)
  • wpinst.exe (704.25 KB)
  • genie2_tray.exe (102.75 KB)
  • InternetDaemon.exe (297.75 KB)
  • NETGEARGenie.exe (588.75 KB)
  • NETGEARGenieDaemon.exe (191.25 KB)
  • NETGEARGenieDaemon64.exe (226.75 KB)
  • readyShareFileChecker.exe (39.75 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to NETGEAR Genie version alone. You can find here a few links to other NETGEAR Genie versions: to view all...
Some files, folders and Windows registry data will be left behind when you want to remove NETGEAR Genie from your PC.

Files remaining:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\NETGEAR Genie.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NETGEARGenieDaemon\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{61C9E4BB-6D04-4D13-B911-1F14EC633574}D:\program files (x86)\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{C56EA1BA-9722-482E-A4A3-15D81C2A6741}D:\program files (x86)\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{0DC4968E-D429-40BD-80CB-27B504403A17}D:\program files (x86)\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe

How to delete NETGEAR Genie from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NETGEAR Genie is a program by the software company NETGEAR Inc.. Frequently, people try to remove this program. This is efortful because performing this by hand takes some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove 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 good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing 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 wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate NETGEAR Genie or simply click the Search feature and type in "NETGEAR Genie". If it exists on your system the NETGEAR Genie application will be found very quickly. After you click NETGEAR Genie in the list , the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about NETGEAR Genie, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall NETGEAR Genie.
Uninstall NETGEAR Genie

8. After removing NETGEAR Genie, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong NETGEAR Genie that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling NETGEAR Genie using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall NETGEAR Genie in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 23:33:26.450