How to uninstall NETGEAR Genie from your PC

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall NETGEAR Genie for Windows. It was coded for Windows by NETGEAR Inc.. Open here where you can read more on NETGEAR Inc.. NETGEAR Genie is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. The full command line for removing NETGEAR Genie is C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR Genie\uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 588.75 KB (602880 bytes) on disk and is called NETGEARGenie.exe.

The following executables are installed alongside NETGEAR Genie. They occupy about 3.89 MB (4077952 bytes) on disk.

  • uninstall.exe (636.63 KB)
  • wpdel.exe (220.25 KB)
  • wpinst.exe (704.25 KB)
  • genie2_tray.exe (102.75 KB)
  • InternetDaemon.exe (297.75 KB)
  • NETGEAR Genie WiFi Analytics.exe (974.25 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 web page is about NETGEAR Genie version only. You can find below info on other versions of NETGEAR Genie: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall NETGEAR Genie you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall NETGEAR Genie from your computer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie

The files below remain on your disk when you remove NETGEAR Genie:
  • C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\bin\l2drv_err.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\bin\plugins\plugins.dat

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{61CE091F-DA25-4D41-9C83-699F4D38C678}C:\program files\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{D765675B-54F3-485C-BA7F-DE379B6B1022}C:\program files\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{5AC867E1-7F79-41A5-A427-CAA8540AA5EA}C:\program files\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{6A0C0EB2-B227-48C2-8042-B68529F9FA9C}C:\program files\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe

How to uninstall NETGEAR Genie using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NETGEAR Genie is a program released by the software company NETGEAR Inc.. Sometimes, users try to erase it. This can be hard because doing this by hand requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to erase 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find NETGEAR Genie or simply activate the Search feature 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 regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you 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 application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NETGEAR Genie.
Uninstall NETGEAR Genie

8. After uninstalling NETGEAR Genie, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong NETGEAR Genie which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing NETGEAR Genie using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that NETGEAR Genie by NETGEAR Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall NETGEAR Genie supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 09:12:03.380