Remove & Uninstall FreeMind Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling FreeMind 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 FreeMind without any difficulty.

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FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has hopefully turned it into high productivity tool. We are proud that the operation and navigation of FreeMind is faster than that of MindManager because of one-click fold/unfold and follow link operations. So you want to write a completely new metaphysics? Why don't you use FreeMind? You have a tool at hand that remarkably resembles the tray slips of Robert Pirsig, described in his sequel to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance called Lila. Do you want to refactor your essays in a similar way you would refactor software? Or do you want to keep personal knowledge base, which is easy to manage? Why don't you try FreeMind? Do you want to prioritize, know where you are, where you've been and where you are heading, as Stephen Covey would advise you? Have you tried FreeMind to keep track of all the things that are needed for that? Uses of FreeMind: Keeping track of projects, including subtasks, state of subtasks and time recording Project workplace, including links to necessary files, executables, source of information and of course information Workplace for internet research using Google and other sources Keeping a collection of small or middle sized notes with links on some area which expands as needed. Such a collection of notes is sometimes called knowledge base. Essay writing and brainstorming, using colors to show which essays are open, completed, not yet started etc, using size of nodes to indicate size of essays. I don't have one map for one essay, I have one map for all essays. I move parts of some essays to other when it seems appropriate. Keeping a small database of something with structure that is either very dynamic or not known in advance.

FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling FreeMind 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 FreeMind 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:

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

Causes of the above problems :

  • FreeMind does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of FreeMind can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with FreeMind
  • 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 FreeMind 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 FreeMind (or Free Mind Software) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
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Manually Uninstall FreeMind 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 FreeMind 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 FreeMind, 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\Free Mind Software\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Free Mind Software\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\Free Mind Software\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Free Mind Software\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Free Mind Software\.

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