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How to uninstall Symantec Encryption Desktop from your computer

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall Symantec Encryption Desktop for Windows. The Windows release was created by Symantec Corporation. More info about Symantec Corporation can be read here. You can remove Symantec Encryption Desktop by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{EF8CECC8-63E8-4004-BB51-100FCCBDFFAD}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. PGPdesk.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 372.63 KB (381568 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Symantec Encryption Desktop. They occupy 19.96 MB (20933688 bytes) on disk.

  • PGP Viewer.exe (5.44 MB)
  • PGPdesk.exe (372.63 KB)
  • PGPfsd.exe (753.69 KB)
  • PGPmnApp.exe (166.13 KB)
  • pgpnetshare.exe (3.69 MB)
  • pgpp.exe (259.04 KB)
  • PGPpdCreate.exe (745.57 KB)
  • pgppe.exe (184.43 KB)
  • PGPRecoveryGui.exe (198.66 KB)
  • pgpstart.exe (141.34 KB)
  • PGPtray.exe (4.19 MB)
  • PGPwde.exe (785.10 KB)
  • PGP Portable.exe (3.12 MB) to view all...

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A way to erase Symantec Encryption Desktop with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Symantec Encryption Desktop is a program offered by the software company Symantec Corporation. Frequently, people try to uninstall this program. This is easier said than done because performing this manually takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to uninstall Symantec Encryption Desktop 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 already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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

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

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Symantec Encryption Desktop or simply activate the Search field and type in "Symantec Encryption Desktop". If it is installed on your PC the Symantec Encryption Desktop app will be found automatically. When you select Symantec Encryption Desktop in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Symantec Encryption Desktop, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Symantec Encryption Desktop.
Uninstall Symantec Encryption Desktop

8. After uninstalling Symantec Encryption Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Symantec Encryption Desktop that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Symantec Encryption Desktop with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Symantec Encryption Desktop by Symantec Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Symantec Encryption Desktop by Symantec Corporation is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Symantec Encryption Desktop supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-26 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-26 14:57:46.043