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A guide to uninstall NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows from your PC

This info is about NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by NewBlue. Check out here where you can find out more on NewBlue. The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's preference. You can uninstall NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is named ActivatePaintEffects.exe and occupies 86.00 KB (88064 bytes).

NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows is composed of the following executables which take 1.58 MB (1657035 bytes) on disk:

  • ActivatePaintEffects.exe (86.00 KB)
  • EffectSelector.exe (76.50 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (146.30 KB)
  • updater_windows.exe (934.40 KB)
  • InstallAssist.exe (187.50 KB)

The current web page applies to NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows version 3.0 only. For more NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows versions please click below:

If planning to uninstall NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows

The files below were left behind on your disk by NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\ActivatePaintEffects.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Activation.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\cartoonrplushelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\charcoalhelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\coloredpencil.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\halovisionhelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\impressionisthelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\mosaichelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\muralhelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\oilpainthelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\papercollagehelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\pencilrubbinghelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\posterizehelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Help\watercolorhelp.wmv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\NBCustomUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\NBCustomUIEdius.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\PaintEffects.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\PDR1064\InstallAssist.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\PDR1064\InstallLog.ixml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\turnOffLogs.reg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\turnOnLogs.reg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NewBlue\Paint Effects for Windows\Uninstall.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_NewBlue_Paint Effects for Windows_ActivatePaintEffects_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_NewBlue_Paint Effects for Windows_Uninstall_exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NewBlue\NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NewBlue\NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows

How to remove NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows is a program offered by NewBlue. Some people want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this by hand requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows or simply activate the Search field and type in "NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows". If it exists on your system the NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows in the list , some information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows.
Uninstall NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows

8. After removing NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows by NewBlue from your computer, nor are we saying that NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows by NewBlue is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall NewBlue Paint Effects for Windows in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 16:09:28.800