What is uninstaller.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the uninstaller.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Uninstaller.exe file information

The process known as Advanced Uninstaller or ZSoft Uninstaller or Setup

belongs to software Advanced Uninstaller PRO (version 11, 10, 2005 - version 7) or ZSoft Uninstaller or AOL Uninstaller or sp6 Setup

by Innovative Solutions GRUP SRL or FUHU or Innovative Solutions ( or AOL ( or ZSoft Software ( or Logitech (

Description: Uninstaller.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Uninstaller.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,172,720 bytes (9% of all occurrences), 3,133,416 bytes and 9 more variants. 
It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The uninstaller.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. Uninstaller.exe is able to monitor applications, connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with uninstaller.exe, you can also visit the website, update the program to the latest version or uninstall Advanced Uninstaller PRO - Version 11 or Advanced Uninstaller PRO 2006 software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify uninstaller.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as uninstaller.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the uninstaller.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

ZoneAlarm places this in the Users\downloads area and the file is used to remove what the zonealarm uninstaller leaves behind. Zonealarm left behind some files that conflicted with Norton 360. This tool was needed to remove the remainder of ZoneAlarm.

Summary: Average user rating of uninstaller.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks uninstaller.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving uninstaller issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with uninstaller. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the uninstaller.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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