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A way to uninstall WinPrivacy from your system

You can find on this page details on how to remove WinPrivacy for Windows. It was coded for Windows by WinPatrol. More information about WinPatrol can be read here. More information about WinPrivacy can be seen at . WinPrivacy is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. WinPrivacy's full uninstall command line is C:\PROGRA~3\INSTAL~1\{18605281-BFFE-4968-9B86-05322D5FBB33}\Setup.exe /remove /q0. WinPrivacy_Explorer.exe is the WinPrivacy's main executable file and it takes around 1.66 MB (1735816 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in WinPrivacy. They occupy 5.52 MB (5789520 bytes) on disk.

  • pvregdrv.exe (44.63 KB)
  • Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallDriver.exe (401.13 KB)
  • Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallService.exe (796.13 KB)
  • Ruiware.WinPrivacy.StopProcesses.exe (13.63 KB)
  • WinPrivacySvc.exe (466.13 KB)
  • WinPrivacyTrayApp.exe (1.70 MB)
  • WinPrivacy_Explorer.exe (1.66 MB)
  • WPWDSvc.exe (411.63 KB)
  • pvregdrv.exe (39.63 KB) to view all...

This web page is about WinPrivacy version 2016.2.851 alone. Click on the links below for other WinPrivacy versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall WinPrivacy.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy

The files below are left behind on your disk by WinPrivacy's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.BonusSkins.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Charts.v14.2.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Data.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Data.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.DataAccess.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.DataAccess.v14.2.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.DataAccess.v14.2.UI.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.DataAccess.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Office.v14.2.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Office.v14.2.Core.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Printing.v14.2.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Printing.v14.2.Core.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.RichEdit.v14.2.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.RichEdit.v14.2.Core.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Utils.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Utils.v14.2.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Utils.v14.2.UI.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Utils.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraBars.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraBars.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraCharts.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraCharts.v14.2.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraCharts.v14.2.UI.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraCharts.v14.2.Wizard.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraCharts.v14.2.Wizard.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraCharts.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraEditors.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraEditors.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraGrid.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraGrid.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraLayout.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraLayout.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v14.2.Extensions.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v14.2.Extensions.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v14.2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x32\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x32\PFPvcy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x32\Pvcytl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x32\pvregdrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x32\SQLite.Interop.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x32\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x32\TDI\rwpvcy.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x64\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x64\PFPvcy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x64\Pvcytl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x64\pvregdrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x64\SQLite.Interop.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x64\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Drivers\x64\TDI\rwpvcy.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Interop.NATUPNPLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Interop.NETCONLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Newtonsoft.Json.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\PFPvcy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Pvcytl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\pvregdrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.Arsenal.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.BrandResources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.Conduit.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.DataObjects.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallDriver.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallService.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.nfapinet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.pfapinet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.StopProcesses.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\Ruiware.WinPrivacy.Wppdb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\SQLite.Interop.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\System.Data.SQLite.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\System.Data.SQLite.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacy.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacy_Explorer.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacySvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacySvc.InstallState
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacyTrayApp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacyUnInstaller.log
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WPWDSvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WPWDSvc.InstallState

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{18605281-BFFE-4968-9B86-05322D5FBB33}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\eventlog\Application\WinPrivacy

Supplementary values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WinPrivacySvc\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WinPrivacySvc\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WPWDSvc\ImagePath

A way to uninstall WinPrivacy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WinPrivacy is an application released by the software company WinPatrol. Some computer users want to remove it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this manually requires some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove WinPrivacy is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


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

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WinPrivacy or simply click the Search feature and type in "WinPrivacy". The WinPrivacy app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select WinPrivacy in the list of programs, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about WinPrivacy, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WinPrivacy:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\PROGRA~3\INSTAL~1\{18605281-BFFE-4968-9B86-05322D5FBB33}\Setup.exe /remove /q0
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WinPrivacy.
Uninstall WinPrivacy

8. After removing WinPrivacy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of WinPrivacy which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling WinPrivacy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WinPrivacy by WinPatrol from your computer, we are not saying that WinPrivacy by WinPatrol is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove WinPrivacy in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 04:46:54.107