Two Methods to Uninstall MediaFire on Windows

  • Ian Stagg
  • Aug 15,2019
  • Cloud Storage

Having troubles in uninstalling MediaFire? How to fully remove MediaFire from your PC? What tricks should you know about the uninstall? Find answers in this post.


Program information: Back to 2016, MediaFire software team has announced that its desktop client for Windows has been shut down, and the development and support of MediaFire Desktop has discontinued. Currently we can still download the MediaFire Desktop installation file, but every time we try to install it, the installation is interrupted by an error message saying that “could not find any NTFS file systems”.

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In the following we will share two feasible methods of uninstalling MediaFire from Windows PC. For those who want to save time and avoid troubles during the uninstallation, we suggest you to remove MediaFire by the first method below.

Method 1: completely uninstall MediaFire by a hand tool

How about uninstalling any unwanted programs in three simple steps? As a lightweight, trustworthy removal utility compatible with Windows XP/7/8/10, Bloatware Uninstaller is designed for all-level Windows users to complete program removal tasks with automatic instructions.

Here is how Bloatware Uninstaller works to remove programs:

1. Select target program

  • Double click to run Bloatware Uninstaller after the registration
  • Select MediaFire in the list and then click Run Analysis to proceed

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2. Scan for program files

  • After the scanning is done, click Complete Uninstall to activate default uninstaller
  • Click Yes in pop-up window and follow the prompts to complete uninstallation
  • Click Scan Leftovers to start searching MediaFire leftovers around the system

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3. Perform final uninstall

  • Keep every box ticked and click Delete Leftover to start thorough removal
  • Click Yes in the dialogue box to permanently delete all MediaFire leftovers

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See? With Bloatware Uninstaller in hand, you can easily get rid of all traces created by the target program, and the uninstallation is processed automatically. You are free from manually locating and deleting its components scattered around the system.

Visit the homepage of this site to get more info if you want to try out this app helper.

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Method 2: Uninstall MediaFire & Remove MediaFire Leftovers

Just don’t want to use this tool? You can still uninstall MediaFire and remove its leftovers step by step. To help you finish a thorough uninstall, we divide the process into two parts, and you can follow the steps below to carry out a clean removal.

Part 1: Uninstall MediaFire from Start menu

Windows 7:

  • Hit the Windows key on the keyboard (or click Start icon) and choose Control Panel
  • Click the Uninstall a program link under the Programs heading
  • Scroll through to locate Acer Portal, and click on Uninstall/Change link above

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Windows 8:

  • Right click on the Start menu and then choose Programs and Features in the list
  • Highlight MediaFire in the list, and click on the Uninstall/Change link


Windows 10:

  • Right click on the Start menu and choose App and Features on the top
  • On the right pane, scroll down to locate MediaFire, and click the entry
  • Click the Uninstall button that appears below, and click Uninstall again

As the Programs and Features/Windows Installer window pops up, click Yes button to start the uninstallation, and MediaFire will be remove from your PC in a few seconds.

>> Before uninstalling any software you should shut it down and terminate associated background processes. Otherwise, error message may arise to interrupt normal uninstallation, and the program components that are in use will not be deleted.

  • Right click the taskbar and select Task Manager option
  • Select associated background processes in Processes tab
  • Click End Task to terminated them one by one

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>> If the Programs and Features/Windows Installer window does not appear after you click the Uninstall button, the selected program could have been corrupted, or the uninstall script is missing. In that case, you can try to install the program again to cover the damaged files, and uninstall it again by the aforementioned steps above.

Part 2: Delete invalid entries in Registry

What else should you do after deleting MediaFire through the Start menu? Do all its components disappear from the system? Well, as the entries created by this program still remain in your Windows Registry, you should continue the removal steps below:

  • (Right) click Start and then click Run to launch Run dialog box
  • Type “regedit” in the Open: box and press Enter to activate Registry Editor
  • If you are prompted by UAC for confirmation, click Yes
  • Click Find on the Edit menu in the Registry Editor
  • Type the keyword(s) of MediaFire or its vendor in the search box
  • Click Find Next (and then hit F3) to locate and delete associated keys/values

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Warning: Registry is a crucial database that store many system and program settings. Make sure to back up the whole database before making any modification on Registry, thus if you mistakenly delete something in it, you can still reverse the change.

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