Remove & Uninstall DirectShutdown 1.5 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling DirectShutdown 1.5 from your system? Are you looking for an effective solution to thoroughly get rid of it off the computer? Do not worry! You came to the right place, and you will be able to uninstall DirectShutdown 1.5 without any difficulty.

DirectShutdown 1.5 DirectShutdown 1.5 Shutdown, reboot, logoff or hibernate your PC using modern GUI or command-line.

DirectShutDown is a free, commercial-quality uitlity for easier ShutDown, Restart, Log Off, Lock, StandBy or Hibernate your PC. When DirectShutDown is running, icon appears on the taskbar on the end opposite the "Start" button. You can choose action you need just click it with the right mouse button to view the context menu.. You can set a keyboard shortcut for any action - shutdown, reboot, hibernate, standby, lock, logoff. Also, DirectShutDown will automatically terminate applications if they are not responding making shutdowns both quicker and safer. DirectShutDown allows you to skip annoying shutdown screens like "Shut Down Windows" screen in Windows 2003.

Shutdown, reboot, logoff or hibernate your PC using modern GUI or command-line.

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling DirectShutdown 1.5. If you also have this problem, you can find a useful solution for this.

It seems that there are many users who have difficulty in uninstalling software like DirectShutdown 1.5 from the system. And some of them get into trouble when uninstalling the software, and some of them can uninstall the software, but to get problems after removal. Some possible problems that people run into:

  • DirectShutdown 1.5 does not work as good as you thought.
  • DirectShutdown 1.5 can not be uninstalled
  • DirectShutdown 1.5 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • DirectShutdown 1.5 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after DirectShutdown 1.5 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • DirectShutdown 1.5 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of DirectShutdown 1.5 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with DirectShutdown 1.5
  • There are many remnants left in the registry and hard drive
  • The .dll, .sys or other files shared with other software are deleted

Manually Uninstall DirectShutdown 1.5 with Windows Add/Remove Programs.

Windows "Add/Remove Programs" offers users a way to uninstall the program, and each Operating system has a "Add/Remove programs" function.

  • Click "Start menu" and run "Control Panel".
  • Locate DirectShutdown 1.5 (or DLAO Software) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall DirectShutdown 1.5
Manually Uninstall DirectShutdown 1.5 with Build-in Uninstaller.

Most computer programs are installed with its build-in uninstaller that can also help uninstall the program.

  • Click Start menu and move your mouse to All Programs.
  • Find Search DirectShutdown 1.5 folder and click on its Uninstaller.
  • Follow its uninstaller and uninstall the program.

To run its uninstaller, you can also

  • Go to the folder where the program is installed.
  • Locate its uninstaller usually named as unins000.exe or uninstall.exe
  • Double click on its uninstaller and follow it to uninstall the program.

Please know that Windows "Add/Remove Programs" and its build-in uninstaller can remove only the main executable program files, but not all program files and components. Some invalid files can be left in the registry and folders. To completely uninstall DirectShutdown 1.5, you need to get rid of these remnants, otherwise, it will slow down your computer and block the installation of other incompatible programs.

To thoroughly delete its files, please follow the steps:

  • Run Registry Editor
  • Find and delete all registry entries of the program in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\DLAO Software\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\DLAO Software\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\DLAO Software\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\DLAO Software\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\DLAO Software\.

NOTE: We recommend only for advanced computer users, manually edit the registry and remove DirectShutdown because deleting any single registry error leads to a serious problem or even a system crash.