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How to uninstall dupeGuru from your system

This info is about dupeGuru for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by Hardcoded Software. Go over here where you can read more on Hardcoded Software. You can get more details about dupeGuru at . The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's preference. MsiExec.exe /I{F3A1ACBD-79C3-4A4E-97FF-5B286FFC1CE2} is the full command line if you want to remove dupeGuru. dupeGuru's primary file takes about 1.64 MB (1716224 bytes) and is named dupeGuru.exe.

dupeGuru contains of the executables below. They take 1.64 MB (1716224 bytes) on disk.

  • dupeGuru.exe (1.64 MB)

The current web page applies to dupeGuru version 3.9.0 alone. You can find below a few links to other dupeGuru versions: to view all...
dupeGuru has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\dupeGuru
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove dupeGuru:
  • C:\Program Files\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru\_bz2.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru\_elementtree.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru\_hashlib.pyd

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\DBCA1A3F3C97E4A479FFB582F6CFC12E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Hardcoded Software\dupeGuru\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\0E78139776A25244C801698AA0DA80EF\DBCA1A3F3C97E4A479FFB582F6CFC12E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\13280728E881EAA4DB27574490F76C70\DBCA1A3F3C97E4A479FFB582F6CFC12E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\1A3C655B1B7EE2F4FA49761030F93E52\DBCA1A3F3C97E4A479FFB582F6CFC12E

How to remove dupeGuru with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

dupeGuru is a program offered by the software company Hardcoded Software. Some people try to remove this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY solution to remove dupeGuru 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
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. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate dupeGuru or simply click the Search feature and type in "dupeGuru". The dupeGuru program will be found automatically. When you click dupeGuru in the list , some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about dupeGuru, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for dupeGuru:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{F3A1ACBD-79C3-4A4E-97FF-5B286FFC1CE2}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove dupeGuru.
Uninstall dupeGuru

8. After removing dupeGuru, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong dupeGuru which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing dupeGuru using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove dupeGuru by Hardcoded Software from your computer, nor are we saying that dupeGuru by Hardcoded Software is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove dupeGuru in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-21 10:20:13.560