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How to uninstall ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software for Windows. The Windows version was developed by UPEK Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on UPEK Inc.. ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software folder, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{5248DF85-F55D-4F84-A08F-3B323DB036B8}. ctlcntr.exe is the ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software's primary executable file and it occupies around 459.33 KB (470352 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed beside ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software. They occupy about 3.16 MB (3312432 bytes) on disk.

  • ctlcntr.exe (459.33 KB)
  • ctlcntrx.exe (1.26 MB)
  • enrollbtn.exe (477.33 KB)
  • fselev.exe (55.83 KB)
  • launcher.exe (53.83 KB)
  • launchte.exe (445.83 KB)
  • startmui.exe (451.33 KB) to view all...

This data is about ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software version alone. You can find below a few links to other ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software releases: to view all...
If planning to uninstall ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software:
  • C:\Program Files\ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software

The files below remain on your disk by ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ThinkVantage\ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software\autoreg.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software\bio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software\bioset.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{22050FBF-2E4F-4D59-9AF9-720A8AA5D3B4}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{7B96B545-629F-4048-9494-3C80ECB60CB7}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{979BCDBD-2776-4152-834F-6B21C3A11B9B}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\58FD8425D55F48F40AF8B323D30B638B

Additional registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{09E42F80-137F-11D3-A46F-002035294647}\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{411936B3-8E0B-4613-B3FB-13192E748476}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{AFBE1483-BBC4-4D55-8843-85921C081B80}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{f05098c8-dc22-486b-ac40-3f28606fd74a}\InprocServer32\

How to remove ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software is a program released by the software company UPEK Inc.. Frequently, people want to remove it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand takes some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK manner to remove ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software or simply click the Search feature and type in "ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software". If it exists on your system the ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software application will be found very quickly. When you select ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software in the list of programs, some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software.
Uninstall ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software

8. After removing ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software by UPEK Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software by UPEK Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software 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.

2016-07-25 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-25 09:13:58.827