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A way to uninstall WinRAR archiver from your computer

WinRAR archiver is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. The application is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files\WinRAR folder (same installation drive as Windows). The program's main executable file occupies 895.50 KB (916992 bytes) on disk and is called WinRAR.exe.

WinRAR archiver installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.50 MB (1574400 bytes) on disk.

  • Rar.exe (307.00 KB)
  • RarExtLoader.exe (43.00 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (96.00 KB)
  • UnRAR.exe (196.00 KB)
  • WinRAR.exe (895.50 KB)
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove WinRAR archiver.

Directories found on disk:
  • 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 when you remove WinRAR archiver:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Default.SFX
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Descript.ion
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Dos.SFX
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\File_Id.diz
  • 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\License.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Order.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Rar.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Rar.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Rar_Site.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\RarExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\RarFiles.lst
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\rarnew.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\ReadMe.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\Register.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\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.cnt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinRAR.hlp
  • 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\What is new in the latest version.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
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WinRAR\version.dat

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\DragDropHandlers\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\DragDropHandlers\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\DragDropHandlers\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinRAR
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinRAR archiver


How to delete WinRAR archiver from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Sometimes, people choose to erase this application. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this manually takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY approach to erase WinRAR archiver is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.

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  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WinRAR archiver or simply click the Search field and type in "WinRAR archiver". If it exists on your system the WinRAR archiver program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select WinRAR archiver in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding WinRAR archiver, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WinRAR archiver.
Uninstall WinRAR archiver


8. After uninstalling WinRAR archiver, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of WinRAR archiver which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WinRAR archiver with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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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