A major improvement over Windows' built-in uninstaller, free IObit Uninstaller not only removes programs, one by one or in batches, but also finds and deletes leftover folders and files. It identifies large and infrequently used programs, Windows updates, and other items for removal and ranks them by date installed, version, and other headings. The user interface toggles between the detailed List and streamlined Icon views. IObit Uninstaller Version 4 adds support for Windows 8 Metro Apps and targets malicious plug-ins.
Leftover scan: IObit Uninstaller's optional Powerful Scan scours your system for the leftovers that other uninstallers leave behind. The Automatic Powerful Scanning and Also Shred Files checkboxes automate those options.
Toolbars and plug-ins: Similar to the Programs tab, IObit Uninstaller's Toolbars & Plugins tab displays all toolbars and plug-ins -- or just those in Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer -- and uninstalls any you select for removal.
Forced uninstall: Run Forced Uninstall to forcibly evict software that can't be uninstalled by conventional means.
Settings and extras: IObit Uninstaller's settings are few but useful, including languages, notifications, and shred options. Still, similar programs like Advanced Uninstaller Pro offer more settings and options and bundle extra tools like system cleaners.
To many Windows users an uninstaller with a leftover scanner is essential. Some similar programs bundle more extras, but none outperforms IObit Uninstaller at its primary job: removing programs and their leftovers.
IObit Uninstaller 4 is a free system utility that can help users completely remove useless applications and plug-ins, even the applications that cannot be uninstalled by Windows "Uninstall or Change Programs".
This brand new app can remove Metro Apps for Windows 8 and list a new tab for the Metro apps. To be more easy to use and user-friendly, IObit Uninstaller 4 brings the quick uninstall feature for some programs to shorten the uninstall processes, then no more confirmation box will disturb. Besides, it can monitor all programs' un-installation that not using IObit Uninstaller, and then enable a Powerful Scan for users to get a deep scan to clean leftovers thoroughly. Meanwhile, the version 4 also provides an browser protect to help detecting and removing malicious Plug-ins, also a new UI option joined the version 4, besides makes the interface more simple and conscious, users still could make a choice to display the one they like.
What's new in this version:
- Uninstall Windows 8 Apps - Support uninstallation (including Powerful scan) for Windows 8 Apps to make your Windows 8 clean of all unwanted apps.
- Remove Malicious Plug-in - Enhance the ability of detecting and removing malicious plug-ins and toolbars to better protect your Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Opera.
- Quick Uninstall - Support Quick Uninstall for some programs so that no more confirmation box will disturb you.
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