Properly uninstall software with Revo Uninstaller – Le Crabe Info

For uninstall software on Windows, you probably use the traditional method which consists of using the uninstaller (also called an uninstaller) of said software via the Windows Applications and Features window.

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Unfortunately, the vast majority of uninstallers don’t do their job properly : They leave behind a lot of files and registry keys that remain unnecessarily stored on your computer’s hard drive. Uninstalling software was never complete.

You want to uninstall completely software on your Windows PC so that there is no trace of it on your hard drive?

In this tutorial, we will see how to properly uninstall software on Windows using Revo Uninstaller, an uninstall software that allows you to uninstall any software in depth and delete all the unnecessary files that the uninstallers leave behind.

Revo Uninstaller: presentation

Revo Uninstaller is an uninstall software that allows you to completely erase any software on your Windows PC.

It scans the hard drive and searches for files and registry keys that the software left behind after it was uninstalled.

Two versions of Revo Uninstaller are available: one free and one paid.

Revo Uninstaller Free

Revo Uninstaller Free is free and has the following features:

  • Uninstaller : this is the main module of Revo Uninstaller. It allows you to uninstall software completely and to deal with situations where software does not uninstall normally. It replaces the Windows Applications and Features window: it first runs the uninstaller of the software in question then searches for and deletes the remaining data. Recalcitrant programs, temporary files and other unnecessary data left after the standard uninstallation are permanently deleted.
    Uninstaller – Revo Uninstaller
  • Hunter Mode : allows you to uninstall software more flexibly. When you activate Hunter Mode, the main Revo Uninstaller window disappears and a new target icon appears. Just point the target at the window or the icon of the software to uninstall and Revo Uninstaller will display all the available options in a practical menu. Hunter Mode can come in handy when you want to uninstall an unknown program.
    Hunter Mode – Revo Uninstaller
  • Windows Apps : allows you to uninstall WUP applications (installed via the Microsoft Store).
    Windows Apps – Revo Uninstaller
  • 8 cleaning tools:
    • Startup Manager : controls the applications that launch when Windows starts
    • Outdated File Cleaner : eliminates unnecessary files
    • Windows tools : gives access to some useful Windows tools
    • Browser cleaner : empty web browser history
    • MS Office cleaner : empty the history of Microsoft Office
    • Windows cleaner : eliminates unwanted files from Windows
    • Delete evidence : permanently delete confidential data
    • Definitive erasure : permanently delete files and folders
    Tools – Revo Uninstaller

Revo Uninstaller Pro

A paid version « Revo Uninstaller Pro » is available for $ 24.95.

The Pro version adds the following features (in addition to those of the free version):

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Cleanly uninstall software with Revo Uninstaller

To properly uninstall software with Revo Uninstaller, follow these steps:

  1. Download and install Revo Uninstaller.
  2. Activate Windows System Restore.
  3. Open Revo Uninstaller> Uninstaller.
  4. Double click on the software to uninstall or right click on it> Uninstall.
  5. Check that the box Create a system restore point before uninstalling is well checked then confirm the uninstallation of the software by clicking on the button To confirm.
  6. Revo Uninstalle now runs the software uninstaller. Follow the instructions until the « normal » software is uninstalled.
  7. Revo Uninstaller will now scan the hard drive for files and registry keys left by the software. For a full analysis, select Advanced as scan mode then click on the button Scan.
  8. Check that the registry keys found by Revo Uninstaller correspond to the software you just uninstalled (uncheck in case of error or doubt) then click on the button Remove.
  9. Do the same for the files and folders that the uninstalled software to leave behind then click on the button Fini.

Congratulations! You have uninstalled software cleanly and completely using Revo Uninstaller. Use it instead of the Windows Applications and Features window for complete uninstalls! 👍

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