Application Open Watcom

A way to uninstall Open Watcom from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove Open Watcom for Windows. It was coded for Windows by You can read more on or check for application updates here. Usually the Open Watcom program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\CodeBlocks directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing Open Watcom is C:\Program Files (x86)\CodeBlocks\uninstal.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 211.01 KB (216078 bytes) on disk and is labeled cb_share_config.exe.

The executables below are part of Open Watcom. They take an average of 123.48 MB (129479953 bytes) on disk.

  • Addr2LineUI.exe (139.50 KB)
  • cb_console_runner.exe (59.01 KB)
  • cb_share_config.exe (211.01 KB)
  • codeblocks.exe (1.57 MB)
  • codesnippets.exe (1.34 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (63.75 KB)
  • addr2line.exe (1.65 MB)
  • ar.exe (1.68 MB)
  • as.exe (2.12 MB)
  • g++.exe (653.50 KB)
  • c++filt.exe (1.64 MB)
  • cpp.exe (652.50 KB)
  • dlltool.exe (1.71 MB)
  • dllwrap.exe (1.08 MB)
  • elfedit.exe (1.07 MB)
  • gcc-ar.exe (49.50 KB)
  • gcc-nm.exe (49.50 KB)
  • gcc-ranlib.exe (49.50 KB)
  • gcc.exe (651.50 KB)
  • gcov.exe (284.50 KB)
  • gdb.exe (29.18 MB)
  • gdbserver.exe (887.04 KB)
  • gprof.exe (1.71 MB)
  • ld.exe (1.92 MB)
  • mingw32-g++.exe (653.50 KB)
  • mingw32-gcc.exe (651.50 KB)
  • mingw32-gcc-ar.exe (49.50 KB)
  • mingw32-gcc-nm.exe (49.50 KB)
  • mingw32-gcc-ranlib.exe (49.50 KB)
  • mingw32-make.exe (214.51 KB)
  • nm.exe (1.66 MB)
  • objcopy.exe (1.81 MB)
  • objdump.exe (2.19 MB)
  • ranlib.exe (1.68 MB)
  • readelf.exe (1.37 MB)
  • size.exe (1.65 MB)
  • strings.exe (1.65 MB)
  • strip.exe (1.81 MB)
  • windmc.exe (1.67 MB)
  • windres.exe (1.76 MB)
  • cc1.exe (10.22 MB)
  • cc1plus.exe (11.04 MB)
  • collect2.exe (325.00 KB)
  • lto-wrapper.exe (480.50 KB)
  • lto1.exe (9.73 MB)
  • fixincl.exe (137.50 KB)
  • ar.exe (1.68 MB)
  • as.exe (2.12 MB)
  • dlltool.exe (1.71 MB)
  • ld.bfd.exe (1.92 MB)
  • ld.exe (1.92 MB)
  • nm.exe (1.66 MB)
  • objcopy.exe (1.81 MB)
  • objdump.exe (2.19 MB)
  • ranlib.exe (1.68 MB)
  • strip.exe (1.81 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 2.0 of Open Watcom. Some files, folders and Windows registry entries will be left behind when you remove Open Watcom from your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Open Watcom

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Open Watcom:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Open Watcom\watcom.ini
  • C:\WATCOM\uninstal.exe

Frequently the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Open Watcom

A way to uninstall Open Watcom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Open Watcom is a program by Some users want to erase this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because deleting this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY manner to erase Open Watcom 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Open Watcom or simply activate the Search field and type in "Open Watcom". The Open Watcom app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Open Watcom in the list , some data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Open Watcom, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Open Watcom.
Uninstall Open Watcom

8. After uninstalling Open Watcom, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Open Watcom which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Open Watcom with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Open Watcom by from your PC, nor are we saying that Open Watcom by is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Open Watcom supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-02-15 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-15 06:55:00.050