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A way to uninstall Spy Sweeper from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall Spy Sweeper for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Webroot Software, Inc.. Further information on Webroot Software, Inc. can be seen here. Click on to get more information about Spy Sweeper on Webroot Software, Inc.'s website. Usually the Spy Sweeper program is installed in the C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The complete uninstall command line for Spy Sweeper is C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\unins000.exe. SpySweeperUI.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 5.12 MB (5367664 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed together with Spy Sweeper. They occupy about 12.40 MB (13005082 bytes) on disk.

  • SafeSweeper.exe (2.47 MB)
  • SpySweeper.exe (3.41 MB)
  • SpySweeperUI.exe (5.12 MB)
  • ssu.exe (209.36 KB)
  • unins000.exe (750.62 KB)
  • WRSSHP.EXE (426.36 KB)
  • WRUtil.exe (57.86 KB)
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This data is about Spy Sweeper version 5.5 alone. Click on the links below for other Spy Sweeper versions:

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If you're planning to uninstall Spy Sweeper you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\HP_UserName\Application Data\Webroot\Spy Sweeper
  • C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper

The files below were left behind on your disk by Spy Sweeper's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\AntiVirus\agen-owi.ide
  • C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\AntiVirus\agen-oxp.ide
  • C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\AntiVirus\agen-oyf.ide
  • C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\AntiVirus\agen-oyw.ide

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{8A0934AB-9231-4054-8955-6C491EDB6047}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{76F8CB2B-6516-4E1E-B6F1-AED4ABDB4B0A}_is1

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1281A68F-9E75-418F-B3AC-D5B23DD86408}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7C9D5882-CB4A-4090-96C8-430BFE8B795B}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{841DDBC2-80F2-4567-95D7-84A316754919}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{8A0934AB-9231-4054-8955-6C491EDB6047}\3.0\0\win32\

A way to erase Spy Sweeper from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Spy Sweeper is an application offered by Webroot Software, Inc.. Some people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this manually takes some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE action to erase Spy Sweeper 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Spy Sweeper or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Spy Sweeper". If it exists on your system the Spy Sweeper app will be found automatically. When you click Spy Sweeper in the list , the following data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Spy Sweeper, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Spy Sweeper:

  • The publisher is: http://www.webroot.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Spy Sweeper.
Uninstall Spy Sweeper

8. After removing Spy Sweeper, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Spy Sweeper that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Spy Sweeper with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Spy Sweeper by Webroot Software, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Spy Sweeper by Webroot Software, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Spy Sweeper in case 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' PCs.

2016-07-01 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-01 18:03:19.540