A guide to uninstall NETGEAR Genie from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove NETGEAR Genie for Windows. The Windows version was created by NETGEAR Inc.. Additional info about NETGEAR Inc. can be seen here. NETGEAR Genie is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie directory, regulated by the user's option. The entire uninstall command line for NETGEAR Genie is C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\uninstall.exe. The program's main executable file has a size of 588.75 KB (602880 bytes) on disk and is titled NETGEARGenie.exe.

NETGEAR Genie installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying 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...

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 PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall NETGEAR Genie:
  • C:\program files (x86)\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files (x86)\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\{59E691BB-E132-4CB9-A30E-E3FE50E1B65C}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\{F2A8A1C8-DFB0-454C-A2A1-3CFCA4090F29}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{6B78106E-6ECF-4DFE-8CD4-FC97918FA2C1}C:\program files (x86)\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe

A way to remove NETGEAR Genie using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NETGEAR Genie is a program offered by the software company NETGEAR Inc.. Some users choose to remove this application. This can be difficult because doing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY practice 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 on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate NETGEAR Genie or simply activate the Search field and type in "NETGEAR Genie". The NETGEAR Genie program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click NETGEAR Genie in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding NETGEAR Genie, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by clicking 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 an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of NETGEAR Genie that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing NETGEAR Genie with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall NETGEAR Genie in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 19:00:02.730