Revo Uninstaller

Revo Uninstaller

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 2053 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.95
  • Total Downloads:
    6,642,755
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 05, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.5MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9,093
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #3 in Uninstallers

Editors' Review

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Revo Uninstaller adds some serious power to uninstalling programs, but not a lot of speed. It certainly runs circles around the default option in Windows. However, it's not the most convenient way to kick programs off of your hard drive. It tucks many of the best features behind a paywall, too.

Revo Uninstaller comes with the free trial, which lacks some of the high-end features of the pro version. Though it can delete some registry errors that usually come with deleting programs, it doesn't remove all of them. To do that, you need to upgrade or use a different program. Upgrading doesn't add any speed to this download, which is something it's sorely missing. It makes you wait until one program is finished to start uninstalling another. It's even more annoying since you have to go through each individual program's built-in uninstall process, too. Choosing programs to uninstall is easy and fast, though, thanks to the program's icon-oriented menu. There are plenty of options to tweak your uninstalls. You can choose from options that include a light uninstall or a deep cleaning that rips all traces of the program off of your hard drive. There's even a really neat "hunting" mode that lets you uninstall programs or kill tasks without fully loading the program.

Revo Uninstaller seems to be a very interesting mix of registry-cleaning and uninstall programs. Luckily, it does both of those actions well enough to earn a passing grade. If you really like the program, you might want to upgrade to the pro version. It's fairly priced and adds some essential features that aren't available in the free version.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.6

    out of 41 votes

    • 5 star 29
    • 4 star 9
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 0
  • 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 1.95
Version 1.95 fixed minor bugs and updated language files.
General
Publisher VS Revo Group
Publisher web site http://www.revouninstaller.com
Release Date July 04, 2013
Date Added July 05, 2013
Version 1.95
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Uninstallers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.5MB
File Name revosetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,642,755
Downloads Last Week 9,093
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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