Revo Uninstaller

Revo Uninstaller

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 2053 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.83
  • Total Downloads:
    6,529,097
  • Date Added:
    May 07, 2009
  • File Size:
    2.5MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9,705
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003 32-bit/Vista 32-bit/XP 32-bit

Editors' Review

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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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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.5

    out of 232 votes

    • 5 star 154
    • 4 star 60
    • 3 star 12
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 4
  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 2053 votes

    • 5 star 1313
    • 4 star 538
    • 3 star 101
    • 2 star 37
    • 1 star 64
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3 stars

"A Great Uninstaller"

September 28, 2014  |  By Darren Dheilly

 |  Version: Revo Uninstaller 1.95

Pros

It worked flawlessly - CNET gave me some junk (That I opted out of), Revo uninstalled it. I used it happily and I was not put off by the crawl or the slow
speed of it... So why 3 Stars ?

Cons

It was not free. It started to hide some of those nifty features behind a paywall,
and wanted my credit card to reopen them. So sad as it was only a trial-ware program. They should say "Trial" before the install. It still worked good but not
as good as it was (I dislike Nagware).

Summary

So if you want to try it - before you buy it (Then as Rocky said ) "Go For It !". I
got rid of it (that was not easy) and went with another, a good free and a bit
faster one.

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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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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.83
Version 1.83 improves listing of installed programs and uninstall algorithms.
General
Publisher VS Revo Group
Publisher web site http://www.revouninstaller.com
Release Date May 07, 2009
Date Added May 07, 2009
Version 1.83
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Uninstallers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP 32-bit, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 2003 32-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.5MB
File Name revosetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,529,097
Downloads Last Week 9,705
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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