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A way to uninstall Unity from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Unity for Windows. It is developed by Unity Technologies ApS. Check out here for more details on Unity Technologies ApS. Further information about Unity can be found at . Unity is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\Unity\Editor folder, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. The full uninstall command line for Unity is C:\Program Files\Unity\Editor\Uninstall.exe. Unity.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 51.22 MB (53712344 bytes) on disk.

Unity is comprised of the following executables which occupy 148.75 MB (155972056 bytes) on disk:

  • Uninstall.exe (605.90 KB)
  • Unity.exe (51.22 MB)
  • plugin-container.exe (10.00 KB)


The current page applies to Unity version 5.2.11 alone. Click on the links below for other Unity versions:

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Several files, folders and registry entries can not be removed when you are trying to remove Unity from your PC.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\unity
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Unity

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Boo.Lang.Compiler.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Boo.Lang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Boo.Lang.Parser.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Boo.Lang.PatternMatching.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Boo.Lang.Useful.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Boo.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\extension.vsixmanifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\FontAwesome.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\ICSharpCode.NRefactory.CSharp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\ICSharpCode.NRefactory.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\ICSharpCode.NRefactory.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Microsoft.VisualStudio.Project.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Mono.Cecil.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Mono.Cecil.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Mono.Debugger.Soft.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Mono.Debugger.Soft.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\PythonTools.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\SyntaxTree.VisualStudio.Unity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\SyntaxTree.VisualStudio.Unity.Messaging.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\SyntaxTree.VisualStudio.Unity.pkgdef
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\System.Reactive.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\System.Reactive.Interfaces.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\System.Reactive.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\System.Reactive.Linq.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\System.Reactive.PlatformServices.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\System.Reactive.Windows.Threading.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\ThirdPartyNotices.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\UnityScript.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\UnityScript.Lang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\UnityScript.license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Visual Studio Tools for Unity\Visual Studio 2015 Tools.unitypackage
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity\2015\Editor\SyntaxTree.VisualStudio.Unity.Bridge.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity\2015\Editor\SyntaxTree.VisualStudio.Unity.Messaging.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity\2015\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity\2015\SyntaxTree.VisualStudio.Unity.Messaging.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity\2015\ThirdPartyNotices.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity\2015\UnityVS.OpenFile.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Unity\2015\Visual Studio 2015 Tools.unitypackage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Unity\Editor\Editor.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Unity\Editor\Editor-prev.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Unity\WebPlayer\Uninstall.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Tools for Unity\EULA.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Tools for Unity\Visual Studio 2015 Tools for Unity Package.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\Editor-5.x\Preferences\Layouts\2 by 3.wlt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\Editor-5.x\Preferences\Layouts\4 Split.wlt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\Editor-5.x\Preferences\Layouts\Default.wlt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\Editor-5.x\Preferences\Layouts\LastLayout.dwlt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\Editor-5.x\Preferences\Layouts\Tall.wlt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\Editor-5.x\Preferences\Layouts\Wide.wlt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\Editor-5.x\Preferences\SearchFilters
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Unity\WebPlayerPrefs\ec_2dcdn_2dprod4_2econtractwarsgame_2ecom\preffb-webplayer-webplayer_2eunity3d.upp

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.unity
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\com.unity3d.kharma
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Unity package file
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Unity scene file
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AppDataLow\Software\Unity
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Tools for Unity
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0_Config\AutomationProperties\Tools for Unity
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0_Config\ToolsOptionsPages\Tools for Unity
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MozillaPlugins\@unity3d.com/UnityPlayer,version=1.0\MimeTypes\application/vnd.unity
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Unity
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\v2.0.50727\NGENService\Roots\Microsoft.Practices.Unity, Version=1.2.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Unity

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\Global\Microsoft.Practices.Unity,fileVersion="1.2.0.0",version="1.2.0.0",culture="neutral",publicKeyToken="31BF3856AD364E35",processorArchitecture="MSIL"


A way to uninstall Unity using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Unity is an application released by Unity Technologies ApS. Sometimes, people want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually takes some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY action to uninstall Unity 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Unity or simply click the Search field and type in "Unity". If it is installed on your PC the Unity program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Unity in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Unity, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Unity:





  • The web site of the program is: http://www.unity3d.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Unity\Editor\Uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Unity.
Uninstall Unity


8. After removing Unity, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Unity that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Unity using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Unity by Unity Technologies ApS from your computer, nor are we saying that Unity by Unity Technologies ApS is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Unity supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-10-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-10-17 21:49:37.363