7-Zip is a free, open-source file archiving software developed by Igor Pavlov. Like other third party programs, 7-Zip can be installed and uninstalled on Windows 10/8/7 in simple steps., yet some users report that they encounter problems in the uninstall.
Here are the common questions users ask when trying to uninstall 7-Zip:
How to troubleshoot those issues? What are the correct steps to uninstall 7-Zip? In this post we will demonstrate two methods of removing 7-Zip on Windows PC.
Before you execute any program uninstalaltion, you should go to check if the program is currently running in your system. To do so, look for the program icon in the system tray, or launch Task Manager to locate any process pertaining to the target program.
Pick up the proper option to uninstall 7-Zip on the specific version of your Windows:
If you are asked, click Yes button in the User Account Control to allow the launch of the Uninstall.exe (the built-in uninstaller of 7-Zip). As the 7-Zip Uninstall window pops up, click the Uninstall button, and 7-Zip will be deleted in a few seconds.
Some Windows users may wonder what the Registry is and why to delete program files in it. Well, most programs will create associated files in the Windows Registry during the usage, and those things will remain in Registry until you delete it manually. As time goes by, your registry will become more and more bloated and cluttered.
If you want to perform a thorough removal of 7-Zip, follow the instructions below:
That’s how to detect and delete target program-associated files in Registry. However, inexperienced users are not encouraged to modify Registry, because mistakenly deleting unrelated entries could have a negative impact on other programs and system.
To reduce the risk, you can back up the whole registry before making changes on it:
If any wrong occur, import the backup file to restore the changes made to Registry.
Let’s watch the clip below to see how you can quickly and easily uninstall 7-Zip:
The uninstall tool appearing in the clip is called Bloatware Uninstaller, which can help you uninstall all 7-Zip components around the system in a few simple clicks.
1.Launch Bloatware Uninstaller, and select 7-Zip, and click Run Analysis button
2. Click Complete Uninstall button, and click Yes button in the pop-up window
3. Follow prompts to remove 7-Zip, and then click Scan Leftovers button
4. Click Delete Leftovers button, and then click Yes button in the pop-up window
5. Click OK when prompted that all leftovers have been completely removed
How to get this handy tool on your Windows system? You can download the installation file in the homepage of this site. You should be reminded that, Bloatware Uninstaller is a paid software, which requires a valid license for the normal usage.
Thank you for reading this post. We hope you could learn some uninstall tricks in it.