WinPrivacy WinPrivacy

How to uninstall WinPrivacy from your computer

This info is about WinPrivacy for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was created for Windows by WinPatrol. More info about WinPatrol can be read here. More information about WinPrivacy can be found at . Usually the WinPrivacy application is found in the C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove WinPrivacy by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\PROGRA~3\InstallMate\{18605281-BFFE-4968-9B86-05322D5FBB33}\Setup.exe /remove /q0. Note that you might get a notification for admin rights. WinPrivacy_Explorer.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.71 MB (1793248 bytes) on disk.

WinPrivacy is comprised of the following executables which occupy 6.07 MB (6365624 bytes) on disk:

  • pvregdrv.exe (44.63 KB)
  • Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallDriver.exe (400.22 KB)
  • Ruiware.WinPrivacy.InstallService.exe (795.22 KB)
  • Ruiware.WinPrivacy.StopProcesses.exe (12.72 KB)
  • WinPrivacySvc.exe (467.72 KB)
  • WinPrivacyTrayApp.exe (2.20 MB)
  • WinPrivacy_Explorer.exe (1.71 MB)
  • WPWDSvc.exe (410.72 KB)
  • pvregdrv.exe (39.63 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 2016.12.930 of WinPrivacy. You can find here a few links to other WinPrivacy releases: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and Windows registry data can not be uninstalled when you remove WinPrivacy from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WinPrivacy:
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy

Files remaining:
  • 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.DataAccess.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.DataAccess.v14.2.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Office.v14.2.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.Printing.v14.2.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.RichEdit.v14.2.Core.dll
  • 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.XtraBars.v14.2.dll
  • 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.Wizard.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraEditors.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraGrid.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraLayout.v14.2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v14.2.dll
  • 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.XtraTreeList.v14.2.dll
  • 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\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\WinPrivacy.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacy_Explorer.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacySvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacyTrayApp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WPWDSvc.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\ConfigFiles\Ribbon.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Logs\WinPrivacy_Explorer_1.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\Logs\WinPrivacyTrayApp_1.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\WinPatrol\WinPrivacy\UseMe.txt

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{18605281-BFFE-4968-9B86-05322D5FBB33}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Ruiware\WinPrivacy\WinPrivacy_Explorer.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WinPrivacySvc\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WPWDSvc\ImagePath

A way to remove WinPrivacy from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WinPrivacy is an application released by WinPatrol. Some computer users choose to erase it. Sometimes this can be difficult because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE practice to erase WinPrivacy 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WinPrivacy or simply click the Search feature and type in "WinPrivacy". The WinPrivacy program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click WinPrivacy in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding WinPrivacy, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WinPrivacy:

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

8. After removing WinPrivacy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of WinPrivacy that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WinPrivacy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



This page 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 simply contains detailed info on how to remove WinPrivacy in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-12-14 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

follow @DanielStatescu
Last update on: 2016-12-14 06:23:48.340