WinPatrol WinPatrol

A guide to uninstall WinPatrol from your PC

WinPatrol is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It is developed by Ruiware. Go over here where you can get more info on Ruiware. Please open if you want to read more on WinPatrol on Ruiware's web page. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling WinPatrol is C:\PROGRA~3\INSTAL~1\{6A206~1\Setup.exe /remove /q0. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. WinPatrol.exe is the WinPatrol's primary executable file and it occupies about 1.10 MB (1154112 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed together with WinPatrol. They take about 2.70 MB (2834568 bytes) on disk.

  • WinPatrol.exe (1.10 MB)
  • WinPatrolEx.exe (1.60 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 32.0.2014.5 of WinPatrol. You can find below a few links to other WinPatrol versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall WinPatrol.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WinPatrol

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\activex.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\alert.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\bho.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\cookies.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\delay.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\Disabled\Heimdal.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\features.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\filetype.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\hidden.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\history.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\HOSTS
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\info.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\options.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\patrolpro.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\recent.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\reglock.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\reset.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\scheduler.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\services.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\startup.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\tasks.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\WinPatrol.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ruiware\WinPatrol\WinPatrolEx.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Alerts\WinPrivacyTrayApp.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\ConfigFiles\Ribbon.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Logs\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallDriver_1.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Logs\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallService_1.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Logs\WinPrivacy_Explorer_1.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Logs\WinPrivacyInstaller.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Logs\WinPrivacyUnInstaller.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\WinPatrol Explorer.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WinPatrol\HOSTS

Usually the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BillP Studios\WinPatrol
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliPoint\AppSpecific\WinPatrol.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliType Pro\AppSpecific\WinPatrol.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\BillP Studios\WinPatrol
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6A206A04-6BC1-411B-AA04-4E52EDEEADF2}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WinPatrol
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\BillP Studios\WinPatrol

How to erase WinPatrol using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WinPatrol is a program released by the software company Ruiware. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall this program. This can be easier said than done because performing this by hand takes some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY action to uninstall WinPatrol 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 efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WinPatrol or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WinPatrol". If it exists on your system the WinPatrol app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click WinPatrol in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

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

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\PROGRA~3\INSTAL~1\{6A206~1\Setup.exe /remove /q0
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove WinPatrol.
Uninstall WinPatrol

8. After removing WinPatrol, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of WinPatrol that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing WinPatrol using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall WinPatrol by Ruiware from your computer, we are not saying that WinPatrol by Ruiware is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall WinPatrol supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 02:39:59.347