Remove & Uninstall RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 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 RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 without any difficulty.

RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 Easy to use genealogy software with extensive reports and features.

RootsMagic is easy to use genealogy software with extensive reports, wallcharts, multimedia, publishing, and website creation features. Supports unlimited people, families, events, notes, and photos. Print complete books, charts, forms, lists, and even create custom reports. Also provides multiple database support (with drag and drop), SourceWizard, todo lists, powerful merge features, full GEDCOM support and more. Smart Computing magazine calls RootsMagic "the best genealogy program we've seen." You can even create shareable CDs with your data, pictures, and a read-only version of RootsMagic.

Easy to use genealogy software with extensive reports and features.

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling RootsMagic Essentials 4.0. 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 RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 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:

  • RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 does not work as good as you thought.
  • RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 can not be uninstalled
  • RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with RootsMagic Essentials 4.0
  • 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 RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 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 RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 (or RootsMagic, Inc) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall RootsMagic Essentials 4.0
Manually Uninstall RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 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 RootsMagic Essentials 4.0 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 RootsMagic Essentials 4.0, 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\RootsMagic, Inc\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RootsMagic, Inc\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\RootsMagic, Inc\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RootsMagic, Inc\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\RootsMagic, Inc\.

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


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