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Software Uninstallers

When cleaning out a computer for a friend or relative that’s less computer literate, you may find it to be a herculean task using an operating system’s built-in software management tools. That’s where the software listed on this page comes in. Multiplatform software like CCleaner and more OS specific apps like Revo Uninstaller and AppCleaner will aid you in your goal to clean up a computer filled with junk apps or potential malware.

  1. CCleaner is a system optimization/cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It can also clear your internet history and act as a fully featured registry cleaner.

    Bundleware

    • The software tries to install Avast too - Spyware, runs in background and collects information to send to Avast. Background mode can be disabled, but gets re-enabled on each run - Shows pop-up system wide ads from time to time
  2. Bulk Crap Uninstaller (in short BCUninstaller or BCU) is a free (as in speech and beer) bulk program uninstaller with advanced automation. It excels at removing large amounts of applications with minimal to no user input, while requiring next to no technical knowledge.


  3. Application uninstaller tool for cleaning up failed/uninstalled or removing all traces of application files and registry keys. Monitors for changes made by installers and applications therefore and can undo these changes when uninstalling.
  4. Glary Utilities offers numerous powerful and easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.

    Bundleware

    Be careful during the installation: Forum

  5. AppCleaner is a small application which allows you to thoroughly uninstall unwanted apps.
  6. Standard removal program leaves tons of leftovers on your PC. GeekUninstaller performs deep and fast scanning afterwards and removes all leftovers. Keep your PC clean! Use Force Removal for stubborn and broken programs.
  7. Tired of unchecking unrelated offers while installing software?

    Discontinued

    The last update: 2018.

  8. CleanMyMac scans every inch of your system and safely removes gigabytes of junk in just two clicks. Free up storage on your Mac and boost its performance — CleanMyMac finds 74 GB of junk on an average computer.
  9. PrivaZer is a free tool for cleaning and PC confidentiality, which cleans unnecessary tracks with deep and thorough scanning, it's worth it!
  10. Clean Master is an all-in-one cleaner app on Android for cleaning app cache, unused files, residual files, search history and uninstalling apps.
  11. Make your old PC live longer — and your new PC run faster — with AVG TuneUp. Our PC optimizer comes with revamped Sleep Mode technology to boost your PC speed and performance, and Disk and Browser Cleaners that free your storage space.
  12. IIObit Uninstaller 7 is the perfect solution for uninstalling unwanted programs, bundleware, browser plugins, and Windows Apps. It removes malicious browser plugins, toolbars, and injected programs to give you a secure and smooth online surfing experience.

    Warning

    The installer, customized by IObit, installs the program IMMEDIATELY and may contain BrowseFox adware: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/e14099db4fc0a7c0ca2eefec7c5864a8799d4f93cbb0f08709345e93df222640/analysis/1451580689/

  13. Windows Repair Toolbox is a software created to help you repair a Windows system, by making the process faster, easier and uniform.

    Warning

    Has code similar to Coin miner software in the .exe
    VirusTotal shows a mlicious static engine in the .exe

  14. O&O AppBuster gives you the control back over your Windows 10 again! Now you decide which apps you want on your computer.