Spybot - Search & Destroy Spybot - Search & Destroy

A guide to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy from your PC

Spybot - Search & Destroy is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is produced by Safer-Networking Ltd.. Take a look here for more info on Safer-Networking Ltd.. More info about the software Spybot - Search & Destroy can be found at . The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2 directory (same installation drive as Windows). Spybot - Search & Destroy's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\unins000.exe. Spybot - Search & Destroy's main file takes about 4.02 MB (4214168 bytes) and is called SDWelcome.exe.

The executable files below are part of Spybot - Search & Destroy. They take an average of 121.27 MB (127157864 bytes) on disk.

  • blindman.exe (129.88 KB)
  • SDScan.exe (4.60 MB)
  • SDBootCD.exe (3.85 MB)
  • SDCleaner.exe (4.36 MB)
  • SDDelFile.exe (3.10 MB)
  • SDDisableProxy.exe (16.98 KB)
  • SDFiles.exe (4.98 MB)
  • SDFileScanHelper.exe (215.95 KB)
  • SDFSSvc.exe (1.66 MB)
  • SDHelp.exe (3.92 MB)
  • SDHookHelper.exe (124.17 KB)
  • SDHookInst32.exe (244.88 KB)
  • SDHookInst64.exe (312.26 KB)
  • SDImmunize.exe (4.25 MB)
  • SDLogReport.exe (3.76 MB)
  • SDOnAccess.exe (3.13 MB)
  • SDPESetup.exe (218.96 KB)
  • SDPEStart.exe (3.44 MB)
  • SDPhoneScan.exe (4.14 MB)
  • SDPRE.exe (3.04 MB)
  • SDPrepPos.exe (5.96 MB)
  • SDQuarantine.exe (4.05 MB)
  • SDRootAlyzer.exe (4.86 MB)
  • SDSBIEdit.exe (5.71 MB)
  • SDScript.exe (5.19 MB)
  • SDSettings.exe (5.15 MB)
  • SDShell.exe (3.72 MB)
  • SDShred.exe (3.84 MB)
  • SDSysRepair.exe (4.18 MB)
  • SDTools.exe (5.13 MB)
  • SDTray.exe (3.91 MB)
  • SDUpdate.exe (4.53 MB)
  • SDUpdSvc.exe (1.99 MB)
  • SDWelcome.exe (4.02 MB)
  • SDWSCSvc.exe (167.90 KB)
  • spybotsd2-install-bdcore-update.exe (564.51 KB)
  • spybotsd2-translation-esx.exe (241.88 KB)
  • spybotsd2-translation-frx.exe (248.11 KB)
  • spybotsd2-translation-hux2.exe (244.87 KB)
  • spybotsd2-translation-nlx2.exe (240.39 KB)
  • spybotsd2-translation-ukx.exe (251.50 KB)
  • unins000.exe (1.21 MB)
  • xcacls.exe (89.50 KB) to view all...

This info is about Spybot - Search & Destroy version 2.4.40 only. For other Spybot - Search & Destroy versions please click below: to view all...
Spybot - Search & Destroy has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B4092C6D-E886-4CB2-BA68-FE5A99D31DE7}_is1

Additional registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDFSSvc.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdate.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdSvc.exe

How to remove Spybot - Search & Destroy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Spybot - Search & Destroy is an application offered by the software company Safer-Networking Ltd.. Frequently, computer users choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY solution to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Spybot - Search & Destroy or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Spybot - Search & Destroy". If it exists on your system the Spybot - Search & Destroy app will be found automatically. After you click Spybot - Search & Destroy in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Spybot - Search & Destroy, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Spybot - Search & Destroy:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Spybot - Search & Destroy.
Uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy

8. After removing Spybot - Search & Destroy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Spybot - Search & Destroy which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Spybot - Search & Destroy with 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 ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Spybot - Search & Destroy by Safer-Networking Ltd. from your PC, nor are we saying that Spybot - Search & Destroy by Safer-Networking Ltd. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Spybot - Search & Destroy supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:54:20.987