Remove & Uninstall KeePass (1.x) 1.21 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling KeePass (1.x) 1.21 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 KeePass (1.x) 1.21 without any difficulty.

KeePass (1.x) 1.21 KeePass (1.x) 1.21 KeePass is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.

KeePass is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager for Windows and mobile devices. You can store your passwords in highly-encrypted databases, which can only be unlocked with one master password and/or a key file. A database consists of only one file that can be transferred from one computer to another easily. The program supports password groups, in which you can sort your passwords into. You can drag-n-drop passwords into almost any other window. The auto-type feature types your login information into other windows automatically (just press a hot key). Fast copying passwords or user names to the Windows clipboard is possible by just double-clicking on the specific field in the password list. KeePass can import data from various file formats. The password list can be exported to various formats, including TXT, HTML, XML and CSV files. The password list can of course also be printed (complete database or only current view). Searching and sorting the password database is possible. KeePass ships with a strong random password generator (you can define the possible output characters, length, patterns, rules and restrictions). The program is available in over 40 languages. It has a plugin framework; plugins provide additional functionality like backup features, network features, integration with other applications, etc.; they are available from the KeePass website.

KeePass is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling KeePass (1.x) 1.21. 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 KeePass (1.x) 1.21 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:

  • KeePass (1.x) 1.21 does not work as good as you thought.
  • KeePass (1.x) 1.21 can not be uninstalled
  • KeePass (1.x) 1.21 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • KeePass (1.x) 1.21 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after KeePass (1.x) 1.21 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • KeePass (1.x) 1.21 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of KeePass (1.x) 1.21 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with KeePass (1.x) 1.21
  • 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 KeePass (1.x) 1.21 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 KeePass (1.x) 1.21 (or Dominik Reichl) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall KeePass (1.x) 1.21
Manually Uninstall KeePass (1.x) 1.21 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 KeePass (1.x) 1.21 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 KeePass (1.x) 1.21, 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\Dominik Reichl\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Dominik Reichl\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\Dominik Reichl\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Dominik Reichl\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Dominik Reichl\.

NOTE: We recommend only for advanced computer users, manually edit the registry and remove KeePass (1.x) because deleting any single registry error leads to a serious problem or even a system crash.