SpyHunter 5 SpyHunter 5

A way to uninstall SpyHunter 5 from your system

SpyHunter 5 is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It is written by EnigmaSoft Limited. More info about EnigmaSoft Limited can be found here. SpyHunter 5 is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter directory, regulated by the user's choice. The complete uninstall command line for SpyHunter 5 is C:\ProgramData\EnigmaSoft Limited\sh5_installer.exe -r sh5 -lng EN. SpyHunter5.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 8.25 MB (8646960 bytes) on disk.

SpyHunter 5 contains of the executables below. They occupy 18.41 MB (19308224 bytes) on disk.

  • Native.exe (56.30 KB)
  • ShKernel.exe (9.60 MB)
  • ShMonitor.exe (525.30 KB)
  • SpyHunter5.exe (8.25 MB)

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If you are manually uninstalling SpyHunter 5 we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove SpyHunter 5:
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\CompactOsStats.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\DomainNameSystem.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\Hosts.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\Proxy.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\SafeOl.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\ScanHistory.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\SystemFile_1.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\SystemFile_2.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\SystemFile_3.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\SystemGuardManager.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Data\UqCache.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Defs\2019012404_pk.def
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Albanian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Chinese (Simplified).lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Chinese (Traditional).lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Croatian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Czech.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Danish.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Dutch.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\English.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Finnish.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\French.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\German.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Greek.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Hungarian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Indonesian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Italian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Japanese.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Korean.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Lithuanian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Norwegian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Polish.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Portuguese (Brazil).lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Portuguese (Portugal).lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Romanian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Russian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Serbian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Slovene.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Spanish.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Swedish.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Languages\Ukrainian.lng
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190122_235246.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190123_081511.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190123_134753.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190123_230918.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190124_093501.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190124_111857.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190124_141225.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190124_163520.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190125_072139.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\20190125_150737.krn.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Logs\ShMonitor.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\Native.exe
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\purl.dat
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\scanlog.log
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\ShKernel.exe
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\ShMonitor.exe
  • C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\SpyHunter5.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SpyHunter5

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\EnigmaSoft\SpyHunter\SpyHunter5.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EnigmaFileMonDriver\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EsgShKernel\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EsgShKernel\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EsgShKernel\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ShMonitor\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ShMonitor\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ShMonitor\ImagePath

A way to uninstall SpyHunter 5 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SpyHunter 5 is a program offered by EnigmaSoft Limited. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is hard because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY manner to uninstall SpyHunter 5 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate SpyHunter 5 or simply click the Search feature and type in "SpyHunter 5". If it is installed on your PC the SpyHunter 5 application will be found very quickly. When you click SpyHunter 5 in the list , the following information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about SpyHunter 5, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove SpyHunter 5.
Uninstall SpyHunter 5

8. After removing SpyHunter 5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of SpyHunter 5 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling SpyHunter 5 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall SpyHunter 5 by EnigmaSoft Limited from your computer, nor are we saying that SpyHunter 5 by EnigmaSoft Limited is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall SpyHunter 5 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-11-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-11-28 02:18:12.433