PGP Desktop PGP Desktop

A way to uninstall PGP Desktop from your computer

PGP Desktop is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by PGP Corporation. More data about PGP Corporation can be read here. You can remove PGP Desktop by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{7F18F75E-A395-4273-A73E-C87CD0705D9B}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. PGP Desktop's primary file takes about 339.12 KB (347256 bytes) and its name is PGPdesk.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in PGP Desktop. They occupy 14.79 MB (15506968 bytes) on disk.

  • PGP Viewer.exe (3.94 MB)
  • PGPdesk.exe (339.12 KB)
  • PGPfsd.exe (626.62 KB)
  • PGPmnApp.exe (162.62 KB)
  • pgpnetshare.exe (2.20 MB)
  • pgpp.exe (258.62 KB)
  • PGPpdCreate.exe (734.62 KB)
  • pgppe.exe (178.62 KB)
  • pgpstart.exe (134.62 KB)
  • PGPtray.exe (3.57 MB)
  • PGPwde.exe (693.62 KB)
  • RDDService.exe (162.62 KB)
  • PGP Portable.exe (1.87 MB) to view all...

This web page is about PGP Desktop version only. Click on the links below for other PGP Desktop versions: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Desktop

The files below are left behind on your disk by PGP Desktop when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Desktop\bgfs-def
  • C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Desktop\bootg.img
  • C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Desktop\bootg.iso
  • C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Desktop\checktdt.dll

Usually the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pgp\PGP Encrypted File\ShellNew\Command
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{56F7710C-C780-427A-B016-D1A29B953601}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{89EAEE46-DDEE-4FEF-88B7-D76B9ABA8206}\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{89EAEE46-DDEE-4FEF-88B7-D76B9ABA8206}\InprocServer32\

A way to uninstall PGP Desktop from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PGP Desktop is a program offered by PGP Corporation. Frequently, computer users want to remove this application. This can be hard because doing this by hand requires some know-how regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE action to remove PGP Desktop 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate PGP Desktop or simply click the Search feature and type in "PGP Desktop". If it is installed on your PC the PGP Desktop program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select PGP Desktop in the list of apps, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about PGP Desktop, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall PGP Desktop.
Uninstall PGP Desktop

8. After removing PGP Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong PGP Desktop that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing PGP Desktop with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall PGP Desktop by PGP Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that PGP Desktop by PGP Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall PGP Desktop 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-02-05 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-02-05 12:12:48.207