Spybot - Search & Destroy Spybot - Search & Destroy

How to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Safer Networking Limited. You can find out more on Safer Networking Limited or check for application updates here. Click on to get more information about Spybot - Search & Destroy on Safer Networking Limited's website. Usually the Spybot - Search & Destroy application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy folder, depending on the user's option during install. Spybot - Search & Destroy's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\unins000.exe. Spybot - Search & Destroy's main file takes around 4.91 MB (5146448 bytes) and is called SpybotSD.exe.

The executable files below are part of Spybot - Search & Destroy. They occupy an average of 12.72 MB (13341200 bytes) on disk.

  • blindman.exe (418.83 KB)
  • SDDelFile.exe (1,002.50 KB)
  • SDMain.exe (404.83 KB)
  • SDShred.exe (835.84 KB)
  • SDUpdate.exe (1.34 MB)
  • SDWinSec.exe (791.33 KB)
  • SpybotSD.exe (4.91 MB)
  • TeaTimer.exe (2.00 MB)
  • unins000.exe (675.88 KB)
  • Update.exe (453.83 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Spybot - Search & Destroy version 1.5.2 only. For more Spybot - Search & Destroy versions please click below: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Virtualized\C\ProgramData\Spybot - Search & Destroy

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\advcheck.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\aports.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\blindman.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Default configuration.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\DelZip179.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Dummies\dummy.cd_clint.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Includes\Targets.nfo
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\OptOut.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Plugins\TCPIPAddress.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDDelFile.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDFiles.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDMain.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDShred.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDWinSec.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Skins\Colorblind.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Skins\Italia.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Skins\Peace.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Tools.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\unins000.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Update.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Updates\downloaded.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Updates\online.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\VKGTQSXEDYOK.scr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\WMJBHFEUADOBIJTD.scr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\WUBCHYKT.scr
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Virtualized\C\ProgramData\Spybot - Search & Destroy\Logs\SDHelper.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Spybot - Search & Destroy.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B4092C6D-E886-4CB2-BA68-FE5A88D31DE6}_is1

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SBSDWSCService\ImagePath

How to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Spybot - Search & Destroy is an application by Safer Networking Limited. Some users decide to erase it. This is troublesome because deleting this manually takes some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK action to erase Spybot - Search & Destroy 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Spybot - Search & Destroy or simply click the Search feature and type in "Spybot - Search & Destroy". The Spybot - Search & Destroy program will be found automatically. When you click Spybot - Search & Destroy in the list , some data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety 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".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example 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\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy.
Uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy

8. After uninstalling Spybot - Search & Destroy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press 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 removing Spybot - Search & Destroy with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy by Safer Networking Limited from your PC, we are not saying that Spybot - Search & Destroy by Safer Networking Limited is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Spybot - Search & Destroy in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 00:56:02.893