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How to uninstall World of Warcraft from your system

World of Warcraft is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Blizzard Entertainment. Further information on Blizzard Entertainment can be found here. Please follow if you want to read more on World of Warcraft on Blizzard Entertainment's web page. World of Warcraft is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\World of Warcraft directory, regulated by the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling World of Warcraft is C:\ProgramData\Battle.net\Agent\Blizzard Uninstaller.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. World of Warcraft's main file takes around 2.77 MB (2905136 bytes) and its name is World of Warcraft Launcher.exe.

The following executables are installed together with World of Warcraft. They take about 37.59 MB (39412224 bytes) on disk.

  • BlizzardError.exe (328.55 KB)
  • World of Warcraft Launcher.exe (2.77 MB)
  • Wow-64.exe (20.15 MB)
  • Wow.exe (12.87 MB)
  • WowBrowserProxy.exe (756.48 KB)
  • WowBrowserProxyT.exe (756.48 KB)
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World of Warcraft has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Battle.net\World of Warcraft
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_classic
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_the_burning_crusade_classic

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Battle.net\World of Warcraft\_retail_\amd_ags_x64.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\world_of_warcraft_classic.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_a.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_b.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\world_of_warcraft_the_burning_crusade_classic.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_classic\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_classic\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\json.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\streaming_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_a\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_a\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_b\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_b\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_the_burning_crusade_classic\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_the_burning_crusade_classic\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\world_of_warcraft_the_burning_crusade_classic\json.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\manifest.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\metadata.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_001.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria_002.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\world_of_warcraft_warlords_of_draenor_001.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\world_of_warcraft_warlords_of_draenor_002.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\world_of_warcraft_warlords_of_draenor_003.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\wow_01.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\wow_02.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\wow_03.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\wow_04.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\VisualOPSData\world_of_warcraft_mists_of_pandaria\30873128\wow_05.jpg

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Blizzard Entertainment\World of Warcraft
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NVIDIA Corporation\Ansel\World Of Warcraft - Retail
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Blizzard Entertainment\World of Warcraft
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\World of Warcraft

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\ProgramData\Battle.net\Agent\Agent.7866\Agent.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\ProgramData\Battle.net\Agent\Agent.7866\Agent.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\ProgramData\Battle.net\Agent\Blizzard Uninstaller.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\ProgramData\Battle.net\Agent\Blizzard Uninstaller.exe.FriendlyAppName


A way to erase World of Warcraft from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

World of Warcraft is a program marketed by the software company Blizzard Entertainment. Some computer users want to uninstall it. This can be hard because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK approach to uninstall World of Warcraft is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate World of Warcraft or simply activate the Search feature and type in "World of Warcraft". If it exists on your system the World of Warcraft program will be found automatically. After you select World of Warcraft in the list of apps, the following data about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about World of Warcraft, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for World of Warcraft:





  • The web site of the application is: http://us.blizzard.com/support/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Battle.net\Agent\Blizzard Uninstaller.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall World of Warcraft.
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8. After removing World of Warcraft, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of World of Warcraft which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling World of Warcraft with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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



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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment from your PC, we are not saying that World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall World of Warcraft supposing you want to. Here you can find 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: 2016-06-18 22:50:30.087