Application Tenable Nessus

A way to uninstall Tenable Nessus from your PC

Tenable Nessus is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. It is produced by Tenable Network Security, Inc.. You can read more on Tenable Network Security, Inc. or check for application updates here. You can see more info on Tenable Nessus at . The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus folder. Keep in mind that this path can vary being determined by the user's choice. MsiExec.exe /I{09DCA7E4-3CF6-4779-8755-30551A7F78B4} is the full command line if you want to remove Tenable Nessus. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.00 MB (1051136 bytes) on disk and is called nessus-adduser.exe.

Tenable Nessus installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 19.65 MB (20604896 bytes) on disk.

  • nasl.exe (2.54 MB)
  • nessus-adduser.exe (1.00 MB)
  • nessus-admin.exe (982.50 KB)
  • nessus-chpasswd.exe (986.50 KB)
  • nessus-client.exe (1.14 MB)
  • nessus-fetch.exe (2.59 MB)
  • nessus-fix.exe (1,000.50 KB)
  • nessus-mkcert-client.exe (993.50 KB)
  • nessus-mkcert.exe (987.00 KB)
  • nessus-rmuser.exe (983.50 KB)
  • nessus-service.exe (16.73 KB)
  • nessus-update-plugins.exe (2.58 MB)
  • nessuscmd.exe (1.00 MB)
  • nessusd.exe (2.98 MB) to view all...

This info is about Tenable Nessus version alone. You can find below info on other releases of Tenable Nessus: to view all...

A way to delete Tenable Nessus from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Tenable Nessus is a program released by Tenable Network Security, Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to remove this application. This is difficult because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK action to remove Tenable Nessus 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, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Tenable Nessus or simply click the Search field and type in "Tenable Nessus". If it is installed on your PC the Tenable Nessus program will be found automatically. After you select Tenable Nessus in the list of programs, some data about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Tenable Nessus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about 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{09DCA7E4-3CF6-4779-8755-30551A7F78B4}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Tenable Nessus.
Uninstall Tenable Nessus

8. After uninstalling Tenable Nessus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Tenable Nessus which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Tenable Nessus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Tenable Nessus by Tenable Network Security, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Tenable Nessus by Tenable Network Security, Inc. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Tenable Nessus in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-05-23 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-05-23 13:00:10.283