Rufus Rufus

A guide to uninstall Rufus from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Rufus for Windows. The Windows release was developed by RePack by Andreyonohov. Go over here for more details on RePack by Andreyonohov. Click on to get more details about Rufus on RePack by Andreyonohov's website. Usually the Rufus program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Rufus directory, depending on the user's option during install. The complete uninstall command line for Rufus is C:\Program Files (x86)\Rufus\unins000.exe. Rufus's primary file takes around 994.55 KB (1018424 bytes) and is called rufus-3.1.exe.

The following executables are installed alongside Rufus. They occupy about 2.13 MB (2235977 bytes) on disk.

  • rufus-3.1.exe (994.55 KB)
  • unins000.exe (1.16 MB)

The current page applies to Rufus version 3.1.1320 only. For other Rufus versions please click below: to view all...
When planning to uninstall Rufus you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Rufus from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rufus

The files below were left behind on your disk by Rufus's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rufus\rufus_files\syslinux-4.07\menu.c32
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rufus\rufus_files\syslinux-4.07\vesamenu.c32
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Rufus\unins000.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Rufus_unins000_exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Akeo Consulting\Rufus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Rufus_is1

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{53A61B5B-C990-485B-BC98-42F2DB5E3B4D}C:\users\UserName\downloads\rufus-3.4 (1).exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{1DF05610-B5D7-4003-991D-138F2FD0C4C0}C:\users\UserName\downloads\rufus-3.4 (1).exe

A way to erase Rufus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Rufus is a program marketed by the software company RePack by Andreyonohov. Frequently, computer users decide to remove this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because performing this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove Rufus 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Rufus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Rufus". If it is installed on your PC the Rufus application will be found very quickly. When you click Rufus in the list of applications, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Rufus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Rufus:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Rufus\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Rufus.
Uninstall Rufus

8. After uninstalling Rufus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Rufus which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Rufus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Rufus by RePack by Andreyonohov from your PC, nor are we saying that Rufus by RePack by Andreyonohov is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Rufus in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-08-23 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-23 18:43:28.290