Remove & Uninstall IBXL Completely from Windows

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

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IBXL is real-time streaming quotes interface for Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation and Microsoft Excel. Standalone installation of Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation provides IBXL with online access to all market data feeds available at Interactive Brokers within the user's subscription rights. Interactive Brokers is the professional's choice for online trading of options, futures, forex, stocks, and bonds on over 70 markets worldwide.

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

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

Causes of the above problems :

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

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