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A guide to uninstall VeraCrypt from your computer

This page is about VeraCrypt for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is made by VeraCrypt Foundation. Open here for more details on VeraCrypt Foundation. Please follow if you want to read more on VeraCrypt on VeraCrypt Foundation's page. The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files\VeraCrypt folder (same installation drive as Windows). VeraCrypt's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\VeraCrypt\VeraCrypt Setup.exe. VeraCrypt.exe is the VeraCrypt's main executable file and it occupies about 1.48 MB (1556960 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in VeraCrypt. They occupy 6.39 MB (6701768 bytes) on disk.

  • VeraCrypt Format.exe (1.63 MB)
  • VeraCrypt Setup.exe (3.27 MB)
  • VeraCrypt.exe (1.48 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.0 of VeraCrypt.

How to erase VeraCrypt from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VeraCrypt is an application offered by VeraCrypt Foundation. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually requires some knowledge related to PCs. One of the best QUICK manner to uninstall VeraCrypt 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

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 applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate VeraCrypt or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VeraCrypt". If it exists on your system the VeraCrypt program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select VeraCrypt in the list , the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about VeraCrypt, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VeraCrypt:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\VeraCrypt\VeraCrypt Setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VeraCrypt.
Uninstall VeraCrypt

8. After uninstalling VeraCrypt, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of VeraCrypt which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing VeraCrypt 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 ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall VeraCrypt by VeraCrypt Foundation from your PC, nor are we saying that VeraCrypt by VeraCrypt Foundation is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VeraCrypt in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 18:53:25.173