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How to uninstall WinRAR from your computer

WinRAR is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\WinRAR directory (same installation drive as Windows). WinRAR.exe is the WinRAR's main executable file and it takes circa 946.00 KB (968704 bytes) on disk.

WinRAR installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 1.57 MB (1641472 bytes) on disk.

  • Rar.exe (315.50 KB)
  • RarExtLoader.exe (43.00 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (98.50 KB)
  • UnRAR.exe (200.00 KB)
  • WinRAR.exe (946.00 KB)
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WinRAR:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinRAR
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WinRAR

The files below are left behind on your disk by WinRAR when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Default.SFX
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Descript.ion
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\File_Id.diz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\7z.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\7zxa.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\ace.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\arj.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\bz2.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\cab.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\gz.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\iso.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\lzh.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\tar.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\UNACEV2.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\uue.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Formats\z.fmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\License.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Order.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Rar.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Rar.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\RarExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\RarExt64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\RarExtLoader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\RarFiles.lst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\rarnew.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\rarreg.key
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\ReadMe.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\TechNote.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Uninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Uninstall.lst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Uninstall\IRIMG1.JPG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Uninstall\IRIMG2.JPG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Uninstall\IRIMG3.JPG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Uninstall\uninstall.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Uninstall\uninstall.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\UnRAR.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\UnrarSrc.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WhatsNew.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinCon.SFX
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinRAR.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Zip.SFX
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\zipnew.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinRAR\Console RAR manual.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinRAR\WinRAR help.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinRAR\WinRAR.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\WinRAR.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\WinRAR32
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\DragDropHandlers\WinRAR32
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\DragDropHandlers\WinRAR32
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\WinRAR32
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\DragDropHandlers\WinRAR32
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinRAR

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe


How to delete WinRAR from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Some users choose to erase it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this manually takes some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY manner to erase WinRAR 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 a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.

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  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate WinRAR or simply activate the Search field and type in "WinRAR". The WinRAR application will be found very quickly. When you select WinRAR in the list of programs, some information about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about WinRAR, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WinRAR.
Uninstall WinRAR


8. After removing WinRAR, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WinRAR which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WinRAR 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 run without errors or problems.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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2015-01-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130