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A way to uninstall Origin from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Origin for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Electronic Arts, Inc.. Take a look here for more info on Electronic Arts, Inc.. More data about the application Origin can be found at . Origin is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling Origin is C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginUninstall.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. Origin's primary file takes about 3.47 MB (3639280 bytes) and is named Origin.exe.

Origin is comprised of the following executables which occupy 40.35 MB (42309024 bytes) on disk:

  • EAProxyInstaller.exe (1.73 MB)
  • GetGameToken32.exe (45.00 KB)
  • GetGameToken64.exe (47.00 KB)
  • igoproxy.exe (41.98 KB)
  • igoproxy64.exe (44.49 KB)
  • Origin.exe (3.47 MB)
  • OriginClientService.exe (2.02 MB)
  • OriginCrashReporter.exe (2.18 MB)
  • OriginER.exe (10.27 MB)
  • OriginLegacyCLI.exe (839.13 KB)
  • 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)
  • OriginClientService.exe (325.66 KB)
  • OriginLegacyCLI.exe (811.36 KB)
  • OriginUninstall.exe (1.27 MB)
  • PatchProgress.exe (460.37 KB)
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The current page applies to Origin version only. You can find below info on other application versions of Origin:

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If you are manually uninstalling Origin we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Origin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Origin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Origin

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • 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

Frequently the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Origin_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Origin_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Origin

Additional values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\eadm\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ealink\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ealink\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\origin\shell\open\command\

A way to erase Origin from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Origin is a program marketed by Electronic Arts, Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to erase this program. This can be troublesome because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK action to erase 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Origin or simply activate the Search field and type in "Origin". If it is installed on your PC the Origin program will be found automatically. After you select Origin in the list , some data about the application is available to you:

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

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.ea.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin\OriginUninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Origin.
Uninstall Origin

8. After uninstalling Origin, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Origin that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Origin using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Origin by Electronic Arts, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Origin by Electronic Arts, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Origin 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.

2016-06-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 08:25:28.597