Wise Program Uninstaller

Wise Program Uninstaller


Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 38 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.63
File Size:
1.93MB
Date Added:
May 07, 2014
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Total Downloads:
533,075
Downloads Last Week:
3,577
Product ranking:
#4 in Uninstallers
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

Wise Program Uninstaller helps you get rid of even the most pesky and stubborn software on your computer. It works much like the standard Windows Uninstaller, but its extra features and Forced Uninstall options make it a good tool to have on hand.

Pros

Smooth interface: Wise Program Uninstaller features a streamlined and attractive interface, which shows all the relevant information about how many programs are installed on your computer and how much space they take up. At the top of the window, you'll see a total for all programs, and the main area of the screen is filled with a scrollable list of programs along with their basic details. There is also a search box in the upper right-hand corner of the interface for finding specific programs quickly.

Extra scan: For most normal software, this app works in much the same way that the standard Windows Uninstaller does, especially when you run a Safe Uninstall. But once the program has been removed, Wise takes the process a step further by performing an additional scan to see if any files associated with the newly deleted program were left behind. Once the scan is complete, you can verify the results to ensure they're not actually files that you need, and then erase them as well.

Cons

Multiple attempts: Some programs caused the app to freeze when we tried to uninstall them, and those required us to cancel the process and begin again. But ultimately all uninstalls we attempted were successful.

Bottom Line

Wise Program Uninstaller gives a great boost to the standard Windows Uninstaller. It's a free utility that runs smoothly for the most part, and it presents features in an accessible way that makes the app useful for people of all experience levels.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.5

    out of 38 votes

    • 5 star: 31
    • 4 star: 3
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 3
  • Current Version:

    3.8

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star: 4
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 1
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    Results 1-6 of 6

  • 1 stars

    "Wise Uninstaller uninstalls much too much"

    July 31, 2014   |   By HeDiBo

    Version: Wise Program Uninstaller 1.63

    Pros

    A smooth interface

    Cons

    The uninstaller deletes too much!

    Summary

    The scan after the uninstall gives you the possibility to uncheck things you don't want to be deleted. But this window is way too small, so you don't know which ones are good and which ones are bad.

    Most of the time the uninstaller deletes too much. Even to a point to make other programs fail (HijackThis for instance).

    Don't use this program. It is much too dangerous for the uninitiated.

    Updated on Jul 31, 2014

    I would recommend the Geek uninstaller: http://www.geekuninstaller.com/

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  • 5 stars

    "Worth to try!"

    June 09, 2014   |   By pcpandaparada

    Version: Wise Program Uninstaller 1.63

    Pros

    Remove those unwanted programs and plug-ins,and no residual.

    Cons

    nothing I feel.

    Summary

    One of the best program uninstall softwares I think.

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  • 5 stars

    "It works for me!"

    June 08, 2014   |   By brakker1

    Version: Wise Program Uninstaller 1.63

    Pros

    Has done a good job of uninstalling all the programs thrown at it so far. Faster elimination of left-over files than my previous uninstaller.

    Cons

    None that I am aware of.

    Summary

    Overall.... a good program.

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  • 5 stars

    "Convenient program uninstaller"

    June 05, 2014   |   By cookiedrawing

    Version: Wise Program Uninstaller 1.63

    Pros

    when uninstall specific program, it can scan the related registry entries to decide whether they will be deleted or not.

    Cons

    No at present, i will still use it.

    Summary

    Wise Program Uninstaller can help me uninstall the unnecessary programs fast and clean, love it and keep using it.

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  • 2 stars

    "Good uninstaller but poor ratings section"

    June 05, 2014   |   By manny_smith

    Version: Wise Program Uninstaller 1.63

    Pros

    Finds most left over folder, files and registry entries.
    Seems to be Windows 8 ready and works great in 7.
    Nice user interface
    Has a portable apps version

    Cons

    Wise Cloud ratings default to 5 stars even when you click 2 stars
    Wise Cloud ratings can't be deleted or edited.
    No web support forums
    Web support contact is BROKEN

    Summary

    It looks like a potentially excellent product but they have no web support forums, the form to submit for support is broken and the Wise Cloud ratings section is also broken.

    These are symptoms of a fly-by-night or badly run company and so I wouldn't expect them to stick around long.

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  • 5 stars

    "simple and ease to uninstall programs"

    June 02, 2014   |   By haoyanan727

    Version: Wise Program Uninstaller 1.63

    Pros

    Safe Uninstall and Forced Uninstall features could be chosen ,and the program going to be uninstalled completely and clean.

    Cons

    didn't figure out.

    Summary

    There was some problem with my Adobe corrupted shortcut, it is pretty good to use Wise Program Uninstaller's feature to click "modify" tab to fix it fast.

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