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A way to uninstall Software Director from your computer

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Software Director for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Cloanto Corporation. More information on Cloanto Corporation can be found here. More info about the app Software Director can be found at . The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\sdsetup.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Software Director. The application's main executable file is titled sdsetup.exe and its approximative size is 3.66 MB (3839832 bytes).

Software Director is composed of the following executables which occupy 4.54 MB (4763960 bytes) on disk:

  • sdsetup.exe (3.66 MB)
  • softdir.exe (404.81 KB)
  • softdirl.exe (109.84 KB)
  • softdiru.exe (387.81 KB)

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Numerous files, folders and Windows registry entries can not be deleted when you are trying to remove Software Director from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Software Director:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Cloanto\Software Director

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Software Director:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\sdsetup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\softdcpl.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\softdir.cpl
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\softdir.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\softdir.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\softdirc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\softdirl.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\softdiru.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\unicows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\unzip32-license.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Cloanto\Software Director\CheckSettings.ini

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Hewlett-Packard\DigitalImaging\Director
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Cloanto\Software Director
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\DigitalImaging\Director
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Cloanto Software Director

A way to delete Software Director from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Software Director is a program marketed by Cloanto Corporation. Some people try to uninstall this application. This can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY practice to uninstall Software Director is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Software Director or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Software Director". The Software Director application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Software Director in the list of applications, the following data about the application is available to you:

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

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Cloanto\Software Director\sdsetup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Software Director.
Uninstall Software Director

8. After uninstalling Software Director, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Software Director which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Software Director with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Software Director by Cloanto Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Software Director by Cloanto Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Software Director in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-08-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-23 22:18:33.730