Remove & Uninstall IIS Backup Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling IIS Backup 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 IIS Backup without any difficulty.

IIS Backup IIS Backup Backup and selectively restore IIS web sites

The IIS Backup Utility enables you to backup all your IIS settings, including the complete list of web sites and all associated virtual paths and permissions, to an XML file. This XML file can then be used to selectively restore the sites to the same machine or any other machine using IIS 5, 6 or 7. If you are using the MS POP3 service, you can also backup email account names.

Backup and selectively restore IIS web sites

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

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

Causes of the above problems :

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

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