It has been a very reliable uninstaller, and I highly recommend that anyone try it out. What I do ,and I'm sure many others also do,is run ccleaner after uninstalling, especially a large program with tentacles scattered throughout your hard drive. Unfortunately, there are some bad programmed software out there, that makes it difficult for Uninstallers to do a good job and not mess up the system. I found Revo Uninstaller after a web search and after some mails to their support team, the problem was solved. Thankfully, many freeware programs have emerged that allow for full deletion of programs, including those files, folders, shortcuts and registry entries that are left behind.
For example, the registry entries that created during the program installation are always left inside the computer even you perform the regular removal, also, leftovers may include installation folder, temporary files, cache files, etc. Also, I'm just prepearing my old computer for the move into my office and unlike GeekUninstaller free version it is allowed for use in bussiness setting. So, you need to skip it. Cleaning the registry is always risky, no matter the software used to do it. From version 5 with more other functionalities cooperating not only with Windows 10. Installing an application distributes many files throughout your System using space of your Hard Drive unnecessarily.
The only uninstallers that have been known to remove things that could potentially cause problems are the ones that make installation logs and then refer back to them during the uninstall process. It scans your system and finds out about them. Its load time and lack of features are parts of the problems to say the least. Review and where to download:. There are lots of uninstallers available on the market; both free and paid.
Even if it installed from a 32b version with 64b support it will show. And it does keep backup of the deleted registry entries automatically in the Log section. It is loaded with tools and tweaks, but I perform most of those additional functions with special apps. If you discover the big application causes conflicts or you don't like it, restore the C: image--you will lose any applications you installed between the image creation and restore, but the system will not have been corrupted by the big install. Though I have not verified this, if one had been using either full version of Revo, my guess is that after thirty days it should simply revert to the free functionality.
Useful tools go missing when developers get tired of working for no return. The support team provided first class assistance. It bundles a lot of programs, so pay attention during install. A Backup Manager that will backup data and save a return state if anything goes wrong. I ran a series of tests similar to the one in this article thanks for it by the way! Revo was the only program to list leftover files in a local directory. Maybe you installed it, or it got installed with other applications.
Just download, launch, and click to scan. Great searching for duplicities not used programs as well. Monitored installs and the Snapshots feature are helpful in other situations, too, like when you suspect that a program is doing something nefarious or malicious. These changes are saved to the snapshot, that can be accessed later at any time for review or complete uninstall. Complementary to products such as Revo Uninstaller, not a replacement.
Although a 'Pro' version is advertised on developer's site, this is actually a completely different program called Uninstall Tool - GeekUninstaller is completely free, It performs a speedy system scan and provides the usual options: regular or forced uninstall. To each their own, I guess. I am not pleased with the performance of Windows built-in or native tool to uninstall unnecessary software. It allows you to launch the scan engine manually at any time to force uninstall a program with broken uninstaller. I was not aware of that issue. Then I went to Regedit to use the Find function and deleted many leftovers there.
Some important points are mentioned in their review of Geek Uninstaller, including that it does not create a Restore Point such as Revo does and that to be on the safe side, one ought to manually create one before performing the operation; another has to do with the aggressive deletion of Registry entries. The scan found 78 Registry items that it linked to Tomahawk. Simply drop an application onto the AppCleaner window. I hope you will like this list of 5 top and best program removal tools which contains both paid and free uninstall software. The problem with free programs is that they dont uninstall every register entry and some even re-instate themselves. Uninstaller Pro checks for driver updates.