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 good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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 existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate WinPatrol or simply click the Search field and type in "WinPatrol". The WinPatrol app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select WinPatrol in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding WinPatrol, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WinPatrol:

  • The software company 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