Application VIA Platform Device Manager

How to uninstall VIA Platform Device Manager from your computer

VIA Platform Device Manager is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by VIA Technologies, Inc.. Open here for more info on VIA Technologies, Inc.. You can get more details related to VIA Platform Device Manager at . The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VIA\Setup folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{20D4A895-748C-4D88-871C-FDB1695B0169} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VIA Platform Device Manager. VIA Platform Device Manager's main file takes around 64.00 KB (65536 bytes) and is named UninstallXP86.exe.

The following executables are installed along with VIA Platform Device Manager. They occupy about 72.50 KB (74240 bytes) on disk.

  • UninstallXP86.exe (64.00 KB)
  • UpDrvV64.exe (8.50 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.36 of VIA Platform Device Manager. You can find here a few links to other VIA Platform Device Manager releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling VIA Platform Device Manager we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall VIA Platform Device Manager:
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall VIA Platform Device Manager:
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\165x300.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\500x60.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\ASIA.SLF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\difxapi\X64\DIFXAPI.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\difxapi\X86\DIFXAPI.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\ENGLISH.SLF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\EUROPE1.SLF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\EUROPE2.SLF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\EUROPE3.SLF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\EUROPE4.SLF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\SETUP.MLF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\SETUP.SCF
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\VIAHDAud\Component.cif
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\VIAHDAud\HDAudDrVista32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\VIAPCI.SYS
  • C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\VIASETUP.DLL

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{20D4A895-748C-4D88-871C-FDB1695B0169}

How to delete VIA Platform Device Manager with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VIA Platform Device Manager is a program released by the software company VIA Technologies, Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to remove this application. This is efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some skill regarding PCs. The best EASY solution to remove VIA Platform Device Manager 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features 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 button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find VIA Platform Device Manager or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VIA Platform Device Manager". If it is installed on your PC the VIA Platform Device Manager program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select VIA Platform Device Manager in the list , the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding VIA Platform Device Manager, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VIA Platform Device Manager:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{20D4A895-748C-4D88-871C-FDB1695B0169}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VIA Platform Device Manager.
Uninstall VIA Platform Device Manager

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

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove VIA Platform Device Manager by VIA Technologies, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VIA Platform Device Manager by VIA Technologies, Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VIA Platform Device Manager supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-24 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-24 04:12:59.200