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How to uninstall PDQ Deploy from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall PDQ Deploy for Windows. The Windows version was created by Admin Arsenal. Open here for more information on Admin Arsenal. PDQ Deploy is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. MsiExec.exe /X{1A2EFBD5-AFAA-4AE8-8CC7-7B32D3823010} is the full command line if you want to remove PDQ Deploy. The application's main executable file is titled PDQDeployConsole.exe and it has a size of 1.85 MB (1941424 bytes).

PDQ Deploy installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 14.25 MB (14939880 bytes) on disk.

  • Deploy_Help.exe (9.07 MB)
  • PDQDeploy.exe (18.92 KB)
  • PDQDeployConsole.exe (1.85 MB)
  • PDQDeployService.exe (529.42 KB)
  • RemoteRepair.exe (2.15 MB)
  • sqlite3.exe (655.00 KB)
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This page is about PDQ Deploy version alone. You can find below info on other versions of PDQ Deploy:

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If planning to uninstall PDQ Deploy you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall PDQ Deploy:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PDQ Deploy

The files below remain on your disk by PDQ Deploy when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy\Deploy_Help.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy\Documentation.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy\Getting Started.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy\PDQDeploy.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1A2EFBD5-AFAA-4AE8-8CC7-7B32D3823010}

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\batfile\shell\pdqdeploy\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cmdfile\shell\pdqdeploy\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\pdqdeploy\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy\PDQDeployConsole.exe

A way to uninstall PDQ Deploy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PDQ Deploy is an application offered by Admin Arsenal. Sometimes, people try to erase this application. This can be efortful because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK action to erase PDQ Deploy is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find PDQ Deploy or simply click the Search feature and type in "PDQ Deploy". The PDQ Deploy app will be found very quickly. After you click PDQ Deploy in the list , the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about PDQ Deploy, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove PDQ Deploy.
Uninstall PDQ Deploy

8. After uninstalling PDQ Deploy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong PDQ Deploy which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing PDQ Deploy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall PDQ Deploy by Admin Arsenal from your computer, nor are we saying that PDQ Deploy by Admin Arsenal is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall PDQ Deploy in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 17:30:28.733