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A guide to uninstall Rainmeter from your system

This info is about Rainmeter for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Rainmeter. You can find out more on Rainmeter or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on Rainmeter on Rainmeter's website. Usually the Rainmeter application is installed in the C:\Program Files\Rainmeter folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing Rainmeter is C:\Program Files\Rainmeter\uninst.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. Rainmeter.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 464.41 KB (475552 bytes) on disk.

Rainmeter is comprised of the following executables which occupy 1.01 MB (1061742 bytes) on disk:

  • Rainmeter.exe (464.41 KB)
  • SkinInstaller.exe (461.91 KB)
  • uninst.exe (110.54 KB)


This page is about Rainmeter version 4.43404 alone. For other Rainmeter versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall Rainmeter.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter

The files below are left behind on your disk by Rainmeter when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__Rainmeter_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Rainmeter.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Layouts\@Backup\Rainmeter.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Layouts\Fallout Pipboy by IanMelbourne93\Rainmeter.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Layouts\illustro default\Rainmeter.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Layouts\Rainmeter.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Plugins\HotKey.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Plugins\TranslucentTaskbar.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Rainmeter.data
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Rainmeter.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Rainmeter.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Rainmeter.stats

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Rainmeter.SkinInstaller
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Factory Cache 4.8\com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface:\D:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Plugin Cache 4.8.false\D:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows Search\VolumeInfoCache\D:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Rainmeter
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Rainmeter

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\BLCMM\BLCMM_Launcher.exe-61-1-2-0-1590167323.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Dead_By_Daylight_Icon_Toolbox_Setup_2.0.0.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Dead_By_Daylight_Icon_Toolbox_Setup_2.0.0.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\install.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\install.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Launcher\LauncherPatcher.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Launcher\LauncherPatcher.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Rainmeter.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Rainmeter.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Rainmeter-4.4-r3404-beta.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Rainmeter-4.4-r3404-beta.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SkinInstaller.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SkinInstaller.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Borderlands 2\Binaries\Win32\Borderlands2.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Borderlands 2\Binaries\Win32\Borderlands2.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\PAYDAY 2\payday2_win32_release.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\PAYDAY 2\payday2_win32_release_vr.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\sexual void\sexual_void\binaries\win64\sexual_void-win64-shipping.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\sexual void\sexual_void\binaries\win64\sexual_void-win64-shipping.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\MO2\ModOrganizer.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\MO2\ModOrganizer.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\MO2\nxmhandler.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\MO2\nxmhandler.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\uninst.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\uninst.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1567645089-3326290420-3100112254-1002\\Device\HarddiskVolume6\Rainmeter.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Rockstar Service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{0DDDAE64-F4C6-4FFE-8B93-8B0C4F514E67}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\modandplay\modandplay\binaries\win64\modandplay-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{27F55771-2BB3-44E7-8709-45105B0FB399}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\dead by daylight\deadbydaylight\binaries\win64\deadbydaylight-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{B7731DA6-275E-4269-95D3-DCD2B972CECF}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\dead by daylight\deadbydaylight\binaries\win64\deadbydaylight-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{B94B0D3C-23AE-480D-82D7-FAA3B65A4385}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\7 days to die\7daystodie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{D3C01686-33D8-45B4-AD10-127BAE811821}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\rocketleague\binaries\win64\rocketleague.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{E89B16F5-2657-4E6A-8B58-825D9AE45EF6}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\sexual void\sexual_void\binaries\win64\sexual_void-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{F8BB4791-3FF4-476A-8070-32634FB9777E}D:\gtav\gta5.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{06EBF21C-0504-4A21-BBD0-55E674BE7AC1}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\dead by daylight\deadbydaylight\binaries\win64\deadbydaylight-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{16643572-C98D-4A31-B9D3-784C178C725D}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\modandplay\modandplay\binaries\win64\modandplay-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{1795CC21-C83E-4574-97B5-9206773F9553}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\rocketleague\binaries\win64\rocketleague.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{229635A3-DEF3-4B21-AAB3-57728320E4F0}D:\gtav\gta5.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{349D435C-A27F-4D68-905A-1F11C68CD915}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\dead by daylight\deadbydaylight\binaries\win64\deadbydaylight-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{55D41015-242F-49A1-B0D9-0D95F5A1EBB5}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\7 days to die\7daystodie.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{7C74473A-E77B-4502-B559-6CEFAC1BA026}D:\steamlibrary\steamapps\common\sexual void\sexual_void\binaries\win64\sexual_void-win64-shipping.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wallpaper Engine Service\ImagePath


How to delete Rainmeter from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Rainmeter is a program released by Rainmeter. Some people want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY approach to uninstall Rainmeter is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Rainmeter or simply activate the Search field and type in "Rainmeter". The Rainmeter program will be found automatically. When you select Rainmeter in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Rainmeter, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Rainmeter:





  • The software company is: https://rainmeter.net
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Rainmeter\uninst.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Rainmeter.
Uninstall Rainmeter


8. After uninstalling Rainmeter, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Rainmeter that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Rainmeter with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Rainmeter by Rainmeter from your PC, nor are we saying that Rainmeter by Rainmeter is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Rainmeter 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.

2020-08-26 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-08-26 04:01:33.657