Remove & Uninstall Privacy Guardian 4.1 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling Privacy Guardian 4.1 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 Privacy Guardian 4.1 without any difficulty.

Privacy Guardian 4.1 Privacy Guardian 4.1 Powerful privacy software to clear online Internet tracks and program activity

Privacy Guardian is a safe and easy-to-use privacy protection tool that securely deletes online Internet tracks and program activity records that are stored in your browser and other hidden files on your computer. Privacy Guardian guarantees your privacy by ensuring all traces of your online Internet and computer activities are permanently erased and unrecoverable on your PC. Information from every website you visit is stored on your computer and recorded in hidden Windows locations including temporary files, cookies, system registry and the index.dat file. Web browsers only provide partial privacy protection by allowing some temporary Internet files and cookies to be deleted, but they do not clean data out of all the hidden files nor do they delete the data securely. Privacy Guardian also restores valuable hard drive space and speeds up system performance by cleaning out old and unused temporary records. It allows you to simply and securely erase privacy sensitive files from Windows, Microsoft Office, Netscape, Windows Media Player and Internet Explorer. Privacy Guardian is simple to install and easy to use. It is suitable for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Internet browsers and can be set to automatically protect your privacy at regular intervals. With Privacy Guardian installed on your computer you will never have to worry about prying eyes again.

Powerful privacy software to clear online Internet tracks and program activity

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling Privacy Guardian 4.1. 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 Privacy Guardian 4.1 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:

  • Privacy Guardian 4.1 does not work as good as you thought.
  • Privacy Guardian 4.1 can not be uninstalled
  • Privacy Guardian 4.1 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • Privacy Guardian 4.1 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after Privacy Guardian 4.1 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • Privacy Guardian 4.1 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of Privacy Guardian 4.1 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with Privacy Guardian 4.1
  • 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 Privacy Guardian 4.1 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 Privacy Guardian 4.1 (or PC Tools) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall Privacy Guardian 4.1
Manually Uninstall Privacy Guardian 4.1 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 Privacy Guardian 4.1 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 Privacy Guardian 4.1, 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\PC Tools\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PC Tools\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\PC Tools\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\PC Tools\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\PC Tools\.

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