How to uninstall NZBGet from your system

This page is about NZBGet for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by Andrey Prygunkov. You can read more on Andrey Prygunkov or check for application updates here. The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NZBGet directory. Keep in mind that this path can vary depending on the user's preference. The full command line for uninstalling NZBGet is C:\Program Files (x86)\NZBGet\uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. nzbget.exe is the NZBGet's main executable file and it occupies close to 1.31 MB (1377280 bytes) on disk.

NZBGet contains of the executables below. They take 2.05 MB (2154260 bytes) on disk.

  • nzbget.exe (1.31 MB)
  • Uninstall.exe (454.68 KB)
  • UnRAR.exe (304.09 KB)
Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove NZBGet.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall NZBGet:
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\NZBGet

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove NZBGet:
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\7za.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\7Zip-license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\cacert.pem
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\ChangeLog
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\COPYING
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\install.log
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\install-update.bat
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\nzbget.conf.template
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\nzbget.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\nzbget-command-shell.bat
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\pubkey.pem
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\README
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\Uninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\UnRAR.exe
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\UnRAR-license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\config.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\downloads.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\edit.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\fasttable.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\feed.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\history.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\download-anim-green-2x.png
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\download-anim-orange-2x.png
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\favicon.ico
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\favicon-256x256.png
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\favicon-256x256-opaque.png
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\icons.png
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\icons-2x.png
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\transmit.gif
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\transmit-file.gif
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\img\transmit-reload-2x.gif
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\index.html
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\index.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\bootstrap.css
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\bootstrap.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\bootstrap.min.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\elycharts.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\elycharts.min.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\jquery.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\jquery.min.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\raphael.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\lib\raphael.min.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\messages.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\package-info.json
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\status.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\style.css
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\upload.js
  • C:\Program Files\NZBGet\webui\util.js
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_NZBGet_nzbget_exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_NZBGet_Uninstall_exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\NZBGet\NZBGet.lnk
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\NZBGet\Uninstall.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NZBGet

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files\nzbget\nzbget.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-555225563-116698785-290039939-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume12\Program Files\NZBGet\nzbget.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-555225563-116698785-290039939-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Downloads\nzbget-21.0-bin-windows-setup.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{9C64F483-4310-4AC5-8D64-F852483189BC}C:\program files\nzbget\nzbget.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{F4C0F324-0843-484C-AF3E-6ED1E7480F6F}C:\program files\nzbget\nzbget.exe

How to uninstall NZBGet with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NZBGet is an application offered by the software company Andrey Prygunkov. Frequently, people decide to remove it. This can be efortful because performing this manually takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK action to remove NZBGet is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.


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

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find NZBGet or simply click the Search feature and type in "NZBGet". If it exists on your system the NZBGet application will be found very quickly. When you select NZBGet in the list of applications, the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about NZBGet, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove NZBGet.
Uninstall NZBGet

8. After removing NZBGet, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of NZBGet which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing NZBGet using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall NZBGet by Andrey Prygunkov from your PC, we are not saying that NZBGet by Andrey Prygunkov is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall NZBGet supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 18:44:33.013