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A guide to uninstall Origin from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to remove Origin for Windows. The Windows version was created by Electronic Arts, Inc.. Take a look here for more details on Electronic Arts, Inc.. Please follow if you want to read more on Origin on Electronic Arts, Inc.'s web page. Origin is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. Origin's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginUninstall.exe. Origin.exe is the Origin's main executable file and it takes close to 3.47 MB (3639280 bytes) on disk.

Origin installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 39.16 MB (41058432 bytes) on disk.

  • EAProxyInstaller.exe (1.73 MB)
  • GetGameToken32.exe (45.00 KB)
  • GetGameToken64.exe (47.00 KB)
  • igoproxy.exe (41.48 KB)
  • igoproxy64.exe (44.49 KB)
  • Origin.exe (3.47 MB)
  • OriginClientService.exe (2.01 MB)
  • OriginCrashReporter.exe (2.16 MB)
  • OriginER.exe (10.25 MB)
  • OriginUninstall.exe (1.06 MB)
  • UpdateTool.exe (246.99 KB)
  • vcredist_x64.exe (6.86 MB)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (6.20 MB)
  • EACoreServer.exe (94.37 KB)
  • EAProxyInstaller.exe (1.55 MB)
  • Login.exe (468.84 KB)
  • MessageDlg.exe (393.36 KB)
  • OriginLegacyCLI.exe (811.36 KB)
  • OriginUninstall.exe (1.27 MB)
  • PatchProgress.exe (460.37 KB)
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This page is about Origin version 9.0.14.2148 alone. You can find here a few links to other Origin versions:

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Quite a few files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you are trying to remove Origin from your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Origin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Origin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Origin

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Origin:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\3RDPARTYLICENSES.HTML
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\3RDPARTYLICENSES_FR.HTML
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\audio\qtaudio_windows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\codecs\qcncodecs4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\codecs\qjpcodecs4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\codecs\qkrcodecs4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\codecs\qtwcodecs4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\curl-ca-bundle.crt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\EACore_App.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\EAProxyInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\GetGameToken32.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\GetGameToken64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\icudt51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\icuin51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\icuuc51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\IGO32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\igo64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\igoproxy.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\igoproxy64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qgif4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qgifd4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qico.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qico4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qicod4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qjpeg4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qjpegd4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qmng.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qmng4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qmngd4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qsvg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qsvg4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qsvgd4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtga.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtga4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtgad4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtiff.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtiff4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qtiffd4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\imageformats\qwbmp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\InstallerDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\CmdPortalClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EACore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EACore_App.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EACoreServer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\EAProxyInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_cs_CZ.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_da_DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_de_DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_el_GR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_en_GB.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_en_US.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_es_ES.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_es_MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_fi_FI.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_fr_FR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_hu_HU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_it_IT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_ja_JP.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_ko_KR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_nl_NL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_no_NO.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_pl_PL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_pt_BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_pt_PT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_ru_RU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_sv_SE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_th_TH.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_zh_CN.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CLIStrings_zh_TW.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_cs_CZ.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_da_DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_de_DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_el_GR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_en_GB.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_en_US.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_es_ES.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_es_MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_fi_FI.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_fr_FR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_hu_HU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_it_IT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_ja_JP.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_ko_KR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_nl_NL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_no_NO.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_pl_PL.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_pt_BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_pt_PT.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_ru_RU.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_sv_SE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_th_TH.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_zh_CN.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\lang\CoreStrings_zh_TW.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\Login.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\MessageDlg.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\OriginLegacyCLI.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\legacyPM\OriginUninstall.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\origin
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Factory Cache 4.8\com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface:\C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Plugin Cache 4.8.false\C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Origin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Origin


How to delete Origin from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Origin is a program by the software company Electronic Arts, Inc.. Frequently, users try to remove this program. This can be hard because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to PCs. The best SIMPLE manner to remove Origin 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.

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  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
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 be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Origin or simply click the Search feature and type in "Origin". If it exists on your system the Origin app will be found very quickly. After you select Origin in the list of applications, the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Origin, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Origin:





  • The publisher is: http://www.ea.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginUninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Origin.
Uninstall Origin


8. After removing Origin, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Origin which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Origin using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



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)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Origin by Electronic Arts, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Origin by Electronic Arts, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Origin in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 20:45:42.027