µTorrent a file sharing program created by BitTorrent, removing issues of the program usually cause some people cannot complete the program uninstallation and use the computer smoothly, so, let’s figure it out today and get the skill to remove µTorrent thoroughly from PC.
As a BitTorrent torrent downloader, µTorrent claims to support users to download the item they want at a high speed, generally, it can be installed quickly and easily with its small size and low CPU usage, but it is not such the case when there is a need to remove the program completely on the computer, some nettlesome issues often come out and make the program cannot be totally uninstalled from the PC. And now, let’s first see what happen to these program removal, and then listed some effective ways which can totally remove µTorrent.
What cause the program cannot be removed well
When people take actions to uninstall µTorrent from computer, they will think that it is not as easy as installing this program, because there are always some troubles prevent them removing it on the PC, especially these problems:
µTorrent app is not available on the list of Windows remove programs
Associated components and bundles (especially the browser add-on) cannot be cleared, and also refuse to be deleted manually
It is usually takes a long time to perform the removal and still get an unsuccessful removal
Available approaches to remove µTorrent thoroughly from PC
1.Uninstall with Windows program removing feature
Step 1: remove the program from the list
Open the Windows menu via right-clicking on the small Windows icon
Click on the first item “Programs and Features”, and find the µTorrent
(Note: if you can’t find the program’s name on the panel, I am afraid that you might not be able to remove the program in this way and try the following method)
Select µTorrent on the list, and click on Uninstall as the image show you
Enable the checkbox next to “Remove my settings”, and click on Uninstall
After finish the removal, restart your computer
Step 2: clear associated traces and add-on on browser
After rebooting the computer, go to check the installed folder and make sure is has been disappeared
After then, go to check the web browsers on the computer
If there are some associated add-on or toolbars being found, you should disable the add-on and remove it from the browser
Step 3: delete leftovers
Click the Windows icon again to open the menu, and type “regedit”
Click regedit on the search result to open the Registry Editor on the computer’s system
Expand the registry group on the left pane, and delete any registry key related to the µTorrent product
If you are not sure which registry key is the right one and worry about a manual error, it is suggested to export the key for backup before you delete it.
As you can see that this way of program removal will take some time to complete, if you don’t want to take this manual way to uninstall the program, you can choose to apply a smart uninstaller instead.
2.Take Bloatware Uninstaller to remove µTorrent automatically
Bloatware Uninstaller is an advanced uninstall tool that available for removing the installed applications from PC, including the µTorrent software, and you will find that the program can be remove thoroughly and quickly with very simple steps.