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IObit Uninstaller

Free
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Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 290 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.4.0.119
  • Total Downloads:
    10,381,036
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 01, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    12.74MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    21,141
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #1 in Uninstallers

Editors' Review

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Pros

Cleaner interface: IObit Uninstaller 5 improves upon version 4 with a sidebar showing you a variety of things you can remove, for easier navigation and understanding of the app's capabilities.

Integrated Restore Point option: The app offers to create a Restore Point before you uninstall any program, which helps to teach good practices and makes it easier to undo a mistake.

Batch uninstallation: You can queue up multiple programs to be removed at once, so you don't have to babysit the process.

Centralized tools: Although Windows already possesses most of the tools in IObit Uninstaller 5, it's helpful to have them all under one roof.

Cons

Needs more rating info: IObit Uninstaller 5 ranks browser add-ons and plug-ins according to user ratings, which is helpful. However, it doesn't mention the number of ratings, how many people have assigned each rating between 0 and 5, or how recently the plug-in or add-on was rated.

No file shredding options: The app has an integrated file shredder, but it doesn't tell you what method it uses, nor can you adjust it.

Inconsistent technical level: It's not clear who the program is aimed for, as it's basic in some places while also showing you some things that could mess up Windows if you don't know how to use them correctly.

Bottom Line

IObit Uninstaller 5 is more or less a front end for a number of built-in Windows utilities. We couldn't argue in favor of buying it, but since it's free, it can be a helpful troubleshooting tool -- as long as you know what you're getting into when you start using things like the Windows Registry editor or the Services tool.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"One of the best app remover - Japan"

February 06, 2016  |  By Ibrahim Fiskiran

2016-02-06 09:31:19  |  By Ibrahim Fiskiran

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.2.5.126

Pros

Very fast
Professional and quality
Developed
Other system tools, tweaking is possible
Better than most paid remover softwares
Detailed and riskless remove

Cons

None
Both free and commercial use
Satisfying
Trustworthy

Summary

One of the best, better than most paid rival softwares..
Quality
Now it's much more reliable and risk-free

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4 stars

"Works very well."

January 12, 2016  |  By neplusultraomni

2016-01-12 12:40:18  |  By neplusultraomni

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.2.1.117

Pros

I've only used it a few times, but it seemed to work well when I tried it. I've also tried Wise Uninstaller and Revo uninstaller and they also seem to work well.

Cons

The only drawback to this program is that it does a fair amount of tinkering with your system. My Anti-Virus (AVG) blocked it until I turned it off. For example it embeds itself in the control panel programs and features page. Wise and Revo are much simpler in that way. You might wish to have more than one of these on your system since one program may be better than the other in getting rid of a difficult program.

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5 stars

"Small & Efficient"

January 04, 2016  |  By BroadwayAngst

2016-01-04 00:24:35  |  By BroadwayAngst

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.2.1.117

Pros

I've used it for years. Pretty good system utility!!!

Cons

I want to say, have not found,it's okay

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1 stars

"Installs unwanted apps when updating."

January 01, 2016

2016-01-01 17:31:00

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.2.1.117

Pros

Nice user interface.

Cons

Had it for about a month, and made sure that when I installed it, it didn't have a bunch of crap running that would interfere. Well that changed once it updated. Uninstalled the uninstaller...because they want to push their crap I want nothing to do with.

Summary

Not worth the hassle.

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5 stars

"Simple and efficient"

December 24, 2015  |  By NoliFash

2015-12-24 22:35:07  |  By NoliFash

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.2.0.7

Pros

The program works very well. Easy to use for you!

Cons

Didn't see any cons

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5 stars

"Completely Uninstall any Program"

December 23, 2015  |  By mohammedhamedahmed

2015-12-23 15:14:28  |  By mohammedhamedahmed

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.1.0.7

Pros

Leave nothing after the uninstall process. Clean out all left over files & registry. I recommend this program.

Cons

I never had issues using this program. Works good with Windows 8.1 & 10.

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3 stars

"Good but..."

December 18, 2015  |  By HaoleBoyz

2015-12-18 20:23:03  |  By HaoleBoyz

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.1.0.7

Pros

If your not a gamer its a great application to use. Its pretty easy to install & understand.

Cons

It constantly seams to try to make me install the other applications by the same company, and even installed a few in the background without my knowledge which is why I zapped it. I hate it when something does something on my computer without my permission.

Summary

If not not a gamer, and you don't mind being nagged about their other apps all the time, its worth having. For gamers who have steam profiles some game will kick you with an error message about Valves VAC being blocked. Same with their Windows Menu application, it does the same thing.

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1 stars

"DON"T USE IT ! UNWANTED SYSTEMPRIVACY INFO GRABBING"

December 05, 2015  |  By pabert

2015-12-05 03:33:17  |  By pabert

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.1.0.7

Pros

NONE , i saw unwanted installed software/ spamware etc. So this firm is loosing the right path to be sincere

Cons

Because its detaching faith in trustwortheness on all aspects ? NONE there are better programs to uninstall

Summary

don't install ! it takes a mass to wipe out IOBIT also DEEP in registry

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5 stars

"Great program! Installing it on my new computer."

December 03, 2015  |  By peaches933

2015-12-03 12:16:37  |  By peaches933

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.1.0.7

Pros

Works very well.

Cons

None that I have found.

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1 stars

"Worse than alternatives and installs malware"

December 01, 2015

2015-12-01 20:07:54

 |  Version: IObit Uninstaller 5.1.0.7

Pros

none vs other apps that do the same thing just as well or better

Cons

biggest is it installs other software without asking - I wasted an hour trying to figure out what the hell keps installing this stuff, then another to get all of the programs off of my computer, out of my registry and all sort sof other nonsense

Summary

avoid avoid avoid - same goes for anything from iobit

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.4.0.119
  • Supported the latest Google Chrome Plug-ins and Extensions.
  • Optimized engine for faster and more stable experience.
  • Fixed the issue of failing to uninstall programs from Startup.Ã? 
  • Updated current languages.
  • Fixed known bugs.
General
Publisher IObit
Publisher web site http://www.iobit.com
Release Date June 01, 2016
Date Added June 01, 2016
Version 5.4.0.119
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Uninstallers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 12.74MB
File Name iobituninstaller.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 10,381,036
Downloads Last Week 21,141
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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