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A way to uninstall PunkBuster Services from your PC

This info is about PunkBuster Services for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Even Balance, Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on Even Balance, Inc.. More data about the software PunkBuster Services can be found at . The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4 folder. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. The full command line for removing PunkBuster Services is C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\pbsvc.exe -u. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 609.77 KB (624408 bytes) on disk and is titled BF4X86WebHelper.exe.

The executables below are part of PunkBuster Services. They occupy about 94.36 MB (98945000 bytes) on disk.

  • bf4.exe (36.67 MB)
  • BF4WebHelper.exe (609.77 KB)
  • BF4X86WebHelper.exe (609.77 KB)
  • bf4_x86.exe (28.46 MB)
  • pbsvc.exe (3.71 MB)
  • ActivationUI.exe (1.58 MB)
  • Cleanup.exe (913.97 KB)
  • Touchup.exe (915.97 KB)
  • battlelog-web-plugins.exe (3.64 MB)
  • DXSETUP.exe (505.84 KB)
  • vcredist_x64.exe (6.85 MB)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (6.25 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version 0.993 of PunkBuster Services. You can find here a few links to other PunkBuster Services releases:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PunkBusterSvc

How to uninstall PunkBuster Services with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PunkBuster Services is a program marketed by Even Balance, Inc.. Frequently, people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to erase PunkBuster Services 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 already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find PunkBuster Services or simply click the Search field and type in "PunkBuster Services". The PunkBuster Services program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click PunkBuster Services in the list of apps, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about PunkBuster Services, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for PunkBuster Services:

  • The software company is: http://www.evenbalance.com/index.php?page=pbsvcfaq.php
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4\pbsvc.exe -u
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall PunkBuster Services.
Uninstall PunkBuster Services

8. After uninstalling PunkBuster Services, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong PunkBuster Services that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling PunkBuster Services using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your 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)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove PunkBuster Services by Even Balance, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that PunkBuster Services by Even Balance, Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove PunkBuster Services in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 04:51:22.893