Application Tenable Nessus

A way to uninstall Tenable Nessus from your PC

Tenable Nessus is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was created by Tenable, Inc.. You can read more on Tenable, Inc. or check for application updates here. Click on to get more info about Tenable Nessus on Tenable, Inc.'s website. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's preference. The full command line for removing Tenable Nessus is MsiExec.exe /I{47555DDA-98A1-4859-9955-7D04848A3281}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. Tenable Nessus's primary file takes around 16.02 KB (16400 bytes) and its name is nessus-service.exe.

Tenable Nessus installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 13.12 MB (13756448 bytes) on disk.

  • nasl.exe (4.27 MB)
  • ndbg.exe (38.50 KB)
  • nessus-service.exe (16.02 KB)
  • nessuscli.exe (4.23 MB)
  • nessusd.exe (4.57 MB)

This web page is about Tenable Nessus version only. You can find here a few links to other Tenable Nessus versions: to view all...

How to delete Tenable Nessus from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Tenable Nessus is a program released by Tenable, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users decide to remove this application. This is difficult because performing this manually takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE approach to remove Tenable Nessus 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green 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 number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Tenable Nessus or simply activate the Search field and type in "Tenable Nessus". If it is installed on your PC the Tenable Nessus application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Tenable Nessus in the list of programs, some data about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Tenable Nessus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Tenable Nessus:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{47555DDA-98A1-4859-9955-7D04848A3281}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Tenable Nessus.
Uninstall Tenable Nessus

8. After removing Tenable Nessus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Tenable Nessus which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Tenable Nessus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


This page is not a recommendation to remove Tenable Nessus by Tenable, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Tenable Nessus by Tenable, Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Tenable Nessus supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-08-29 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-29 08:03:27.440