How to uninstall PAUP4 from your system

This page is about PAUP4 for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Sinauer. Open here for more info on Sinauer. You can get more details about PAUP4 at . Usually the PAUP4 program is placed in the C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4 folder, depending on the user's option during install. The complete uninstall command line for PAUP4 is MsiExec.exe /I{28396CCD-2CB4-474A-B19D-2BD746CA9022}. paup4.exe is the PAUP4's main executable file and it takes about 5.47 MB (5731328 bytes) on disk.

PAUP4 is comprised of the following executables which take 7.65 MB (8023552 bytes) on disk:

  • paup4.exe (5.47 MB)
  • paup4c.exe (2.19 MB)

This web page is about PAUP4 version 3.99.168 alone. You can find below info on other versions of PAUP4: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall PAUP4 from your PC:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PAUP4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove PAUP4:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\C__Users_UserName_AppData_Roaming_PAUP4_paup4_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PAUP4.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PAUP4\PAUP4.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\aero_busy.ani
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\CMAX20.DLL
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\libgfortran-3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\libquadmath-0.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\msvcr120.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\paup.cmd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\paup_f.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\paup4.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\paup4c.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\winSparkle.dll

Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Sinauer\PAUP4
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{28396CCD-2CB4-474A-B19D-2BD746CA9022}

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697257095-3544477117-3613523636-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\paup4.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-697257095-3544477117-3613523636-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PAUP4\paup4c.exe

How to erase PAUP4 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PAUP4 is a program marketed by the software company Sinauer. Frequently, people decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE way to remove PAUP4 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate PAUP4 or simply click the Search feature and type in "PAUP4". If it is installed on your PC the PAUP4 program will be found automatically. After you select PAUP4 in the list of programs, the following data about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about PAUP4, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for PAUP4:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{28396CCD-2CB4-474A-B19D-2BD746CA9022}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove PAUP4.
Uninstall PAUP4

8. After uninstalling PAUP4, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of PAUP4 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling PAUP4 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove PAUP4 by Sinauer from your computer, nor are we saying that PAUP4 by Sinauer is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove PAUP4 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2020-08-25 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-08-25 11:57:13.050