Remove & Uninstall Protected Storage Explorer 2 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling Protected Storage Explorer 2 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 Protected Storage Explorer 2 without any difficulty.

Protected Storage Explorer 2 Protected Storage Explorer 2 Explore the Windows Protected Storage an 'explorer style' fashion.

Protected Storage Explorer is a powerful tool that allows you to view all sorts of saved data from the Protected Storage Service, including passwords for e-mail accounts in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook Express, MSN Messenger, saved Internet Explorer form data (phone numbers, credit card numbers, web email, search engine queries?), user names and passwords on Web pages, and cached logon credentials of sites that require authentication (including FTP sites.) This free utility works on Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 2003 and allows you to navigate the Protected Storage in an 'explorer style' fashion. Protected Storage Explorer Version 2 includes the following features: Easy to and intuitive to use - Tree view for deep navigation of the Protected Storage - Powerful HEX/ASCII viewer - Toolbar buttons for easy location of Internet Explorer and Outlook Express passwords. - Copy/Paste functionality - Save to file option saves a snapshot of the Protected Storage to a file - Small, fast download: (48.2Kb) - Does not require install (does not make any modifications to host computer and leaves no traces) - Tool could be used for password recovery or digital investigation. It?s a handy tool for any ?digital locksmith? or digital investigator to have - Protected Storage Explorer is a free tool and contains no advertisements or spyware! - Featured on Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out (Microsoft Press) -

Explore the Windows Protected Storage an 'explorer style' fashion.

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling Protected Storage Explorer 2. 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 Protected Storage Explorer 2 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:

  • Protected Storage Explorer 2 does not work as good as you thought.
  • Protected Storage Explorer 2 can not be uninstalled
  • Protected Storage Explorer 2 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • Protected Storage Explorer 2 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after Protected Storage Explorer 2 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • Protected Storage Explorer 2 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of Protected Storage Explorer 2 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with Protected Storage Explorer 2
  • 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 Protected Storage Explorer 2 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 Protected Storage Explorer 2 (or Forensic Ideas International) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
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Manually Uninstall Protected Storage Explorer 2 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 Protected Storage Explorer 2 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 Protected Storage Explorer 2, 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\Forensic Ideas International\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Forensic Ideas International\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\Forensic Ideas International\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Forensic Ideas International\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Forensic Ideas International\.

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