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How to uninstall SumatraPDF from your PC

This page is about SumatraPDF for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Krzysztof Kowalczyk. Open here for more info on Krzysztof Kowalczyk. Please open if you want to read more on SumatraPDF on Krzysztof Kowalczyk's web page. The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\SumatraPDF directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for SumatraPDF is C:\Program Files (x86)\SumatraPDF\uninstall.exe. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.96 MB (2058752 bytes) on disk and is named SumatraPDF.exe.

The executable files below are installed beside SumatraPDF. They take about 2.11 MB (2210912 bytes) on disk.

  • SumatraPDF.exe (1.96 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (148.59 KB)

This web page is about SumatraPDF version 2.2.1 only. You can find below info on other releases of SumatraPDF: to view all...
SumatraPDF has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall SumatraPDF:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\0c8add8bf55d4369d59682de00269cdc.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\201f53ed5450c0e2fc66d72c698d73ee.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\579e99e497341e9e42a5c9fd33f7cbeb.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\8c3c051981638d898e55311dfb33b02e.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\9afb58ba770bd7803984e55ed8a2c210.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\c8a6a195060a273a74bd3546d75e497f.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\e5e6c4817b021424a0403d2b675d7e91.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\efbb3eb1592ffa4515c23f3c82878889.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfcache\f14f4016efbc2695f8281a81fc65667e.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\sumatrapdfprefs.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\SumatraPDF\SumatraPDF-settings.txt

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\SumatraPDF.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SumatraPDF

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\SumatraPDF\SumatraPDF.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\SumatraPDF\SumatraPDF.exe

A way to delete SumatraPDF with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SumatraPDF is an application offered by the software company Krzysztof Kowalczyk. Frequently, computer users choose to uninstall it. This is troublesome because doing this manually takes some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY approach to uninstall SumatraPDF is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your system.


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  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find SumatraPDF or simply activate the Search field and type in "SumatraPDF". If it is installed on your PC the SumatraPDF application will be found automatically. After you click SumatraPDF in the list of programs, some data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about SumatraPDF, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for SumatraPDF:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\SumatraPDF\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove SumatraPDF.
Uninstall SumatraPDF

8. After removing SumatraPDF, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong SumatraPDF that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing SumatraPDF with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove SumatraPDF by Krzysztof Kowalczyk from your PC, we are not saying that SumatraPDF by Krzysztof Kowalczyk is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove SumatraPDF in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:15:54.103