Revo Uninstaller

Revo Uninstaller

Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 2052 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.75
File Size:
2.5MB
Date Added:
October 07, 2008
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
6,520,577
Downloads Last Week:
8,991
Product ranking:
#2 in Uninstallers
Additional Requirements:
Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista

Editors' review

Where the built-in and sluggish Windows Add or Remove Programs option fails, freeware Revo picks up the slack. It builds out a useful feature set on top of a fairly light, 1.5MB installation. Launching Revo fires up the Uninstaller screen, which shows icons and titles of all programs installed on your machine. You can change the View to List or Details, if you'd like more information. Right-clicking gives users a list of choices, from the fundamental like Uninstall and Remove from list, to Search Google, Show the installation directory, and quick access to the app's Help file, its About screen, and an Update link.

Revo also provides some powerful tools. Advanced mode adds program-specific Registry key access to the context menu. The Tools Optimizer holds the Autorun Manager, Windows Tools access screen, and a Junk File finder/killer. The Autorun Manager provides one-stop shopping for startup tweaking. Windows Tools pulls together various and disparate basic utilities under one umbrella, and the Junk killer is just killer.

The Tools Tracks Cleaner accesses cache-cleaning features, include standard browser cache functions as well as crash memory dump files, MS Office cleaners, system-wide and program-specific search histories, and more. Another cool function is the Hunter, which offers click-and-drag uninstall and process-killing functionality. Revo and the way that it will revolutionize your uninstall workflow is hard to pass up.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.5

    out of 2052 votes

    • 5 star: 1313
    • 4 star: 538
    • 3 star: 100
    • 2 star: 37
    • 1 star: 64
  • Current Version:

    4.6

    out of 157 votes

    • 5 star: 112
    • 4 star: 34
    • 3 star: 4
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 6
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  • 5 stars

    "Excellent. Amazing"

    September 13, 2014   |   By nn66

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    Very easy to use even for me. Shows you all the folders and sub folders. Removed PChealthboost which i couldnt get rid of. It did it amazingly fast. First review in 10 years thats how good it is

    Cons

    NON only used it once.

    Summary

    Must buy. Also upgrades seem reasonable.

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  • 5 stars

    "Premature Review"

    June 14, 2014   |   By doug_valmore

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    Very pretty GUI (lots of nice big icons).
    Opportunity to dig deep to "get it all" is great.
    Unambiguous (Windows Programs and features always says "uninstall/change" - doesn't instill confidence about which it's actually going to do)

    Cons

    Haven't really had much to uninstall yet - (did install one thing I knew I didn't want just to try it out). Seems to work fine, but more experience with it over time will be more definitive...

    Summary

    I enjoy getting useful programs for free, even if it's to nag me to upgrade. So far so good...

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  • 5 stars

    "The best uninstaller"

    June 11, 2014   |   By MightyShah

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    This program uninstalled the crap I was trying to delete without any problems. Control panel and CCleaner didn't help.

    Cons

    A bit hard to figure out at first

    Summary

    The best!!!

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  • 5 stars

    "It's Revo Uninstaller, What More Do You Want?"

    June 02, 2014   |   By C8H10N4O2

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    The free program is great at what it does. Much better than any standard installer/uninstaller package that comes with windows/most programs. This actually gets rid of leftover crap on your computer that the included installer/uninstaller programs miss. If you want added security to make sure any computer changes a newly installed program makes, drop a few bucks to support the PRO version, otherwise, this version will do most of what you'd hope from a program like this.

    Cons

    It doesn't have the full functionality of the pro version, which runs on sale for 50% off regularly, but that's about the worst thing to say about Revo Uninstaller.

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  • 5 stars

    "This is the ONE when all else fails!"

    May 22, 2014   |   By MikeJCanada

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    I've been trying to remove "Video Download Converter" and "Apple Software Update" for 6 months with various other software; Revo did both in 5 minutes! :D

    Cons

    None I've seen....well, except it is only free for 30 days! ;)

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  • 5 stars

    "A great free uninstaller"

    May 12, 2014   |   By IKB113

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    Uninstalls everything without traces

    Cons

    There are none

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  • 5 stars

    "Wonderful program!"

    May 11, 2014   |   By wolfheartmoon

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    I accidentally installed some adware and other bloatware I didn't want (thanks cnet), and one of them I couldn't uninstall through my normal uninstaller and just couldn't be rid of it, and Revo Uninistaller got rid of it.

    Cons

    None that I've found.

    Summary

    Good program, works better than the windows uninstaller, can get rid of pesky programs that won't be removed.

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  • 5 stars

    "works well"

    April 16, 2014   |   By azmish

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    WORKS great no problems

    Cons

    no problem with this program

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  • 3 stars

    "Good but overrated"

    April 02, 2014   |   By danmar37

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    Does a decent job.

    Cons

    See summary.

    Summary

    Does a decent job for amateurs because it leaves a lot of files and registry entries behind. If you want to do the job properly you can better using the Windows uninstaller (or use the targeted application's uninstall tool) along with Search Everything and a good registry manager (I use Registrar Registry Manager). The paid version is better because THAT'S the version that can monitor installations and it does a much better job than the free version. Which makes sense don't you think?

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  • 5 stars

    "EXCELLENT !"

    April 01, 2014   |   By refriedtoad

    Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

    Pros

    If you have trouble with your cursor freezing, black screens from time to time, and slooww computer ! GET THIS !



    It is free and the one program I feel guilty about not paying them.


    The free, is very, very good and comes with no viruses, mal/spyware etal .

    And.... it installs with no "junk" attached !!!


    To judge which programs may be giving you trouble go to control panel and open it up click Programs ( uninstall ), and see which date each program was installed and by this you can judge which programs need to go. Remove them with REVO as it's much faster and cleaner removal. Keep both the uninstall and REVO open and work back and forth.

    The amount of garbage that comes in with any download is amazing.

    I removed just two programs and removed close to 4000 !!! registry items ...

    I have a Ferrari now... not really ...but you know ... nice !

    Go do these steps and you'll be amazed how fast your computer can be ...No freeze....No black screen, Wow.



    Ciao !

    Cons

    None to mention GREAT PRODUCT

    Summary

    GET IT !

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