R for Windows 2.9.0 R for Windows 2.9.0

A guide to uninstall R for Windows 2.9.0 from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to remove R for Windows 2.9.0 for Windows. The Windows release was created by R Development Core Team. Take a look here for more info on R Development Core Team. Detailed information about R for Windows 2.9.0 can be found at . Usually the R for Windows 2.9.0 program is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0 directory, depending on the user's option during install. R for Windows 2.9.0's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0\unins000.exe. R for Windows 2.9.0's primary file takes about 27.00 KB (27648 bytes) and is named Rgui.exe.

R for Windows 2.9.0 installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 924.46 KB (946644 bytes) on disk.

  • unins000.exe (680.96 KB)
  • md5check.exe (32.00 KB)
  • open.exe (5.00 KB)
  • R.exe (38.50 KB)
  • Rcmd.exe (38.50 KB)
  • Rgui.exe (27.00 KB)
  • Rscript.exe (30.50 KB)
  • RSetReg.exe (28.00 KB)
  • Rterm.exe (27.50 KB)
  • tclsh85.exe (7.50 KB)
  • wish85.exe (9.00 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 2.9.0 of R for Windows 2.9.0. If planning to uninstall R for Windows 2.9.0 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall R for Windows 2.9.0 from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall R for Windows 2.9.0:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0\bin\build
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0\bin\check
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0\bin\config.sh
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0\bin\helpPRINT.bat

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\R for Windows 2.9.0_is1

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RWorkspace\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RWorkspace\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\R for Windows 2.9.0_is1\Inno Setup: App Path
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\R for Windows 2.9.0_is1\InstallLocation

A way to remove R for Windows 2.9.0 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

R for Windows 2.9.0 is an application offered by the software company R Development Core Team. Frequently, users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this by hand requires some skill regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE action to uninstall R for Windows 2.9.0 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find R for Windows 2.9.0 or simply click the Search feature and type in "R for Windows 2.9.0". The R for Windows 2.9.0 program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select R for Windows 2.9.0 in the list of programs, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about R for Windows 2.9.0, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for R for Windows 2.9.0:

  • The software company is: http://www.r-project.org
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.9.0\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall R for Windows 2.9.0.
Uninstall R for Windows 2.9.0

8. After uninstalling R for Windows 2.9.0, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of R for Windows 2.9.0 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing R for Windows 2.9.0 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove R for Windows 2.9.0 by R Development Core Team from your computer, nor are we saying that R for Windows 2.9.0 by R Development Core Team is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove R for Windows 2.9.0 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-10-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-10-16 18:23:16.507