Remove & Uninstall Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 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 Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 without any difficulty.



Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 Visual tool for creating COM Add-ins, Smart Tags and RTD servers in Delphi.

With Add-in Express 2007 for Delphi you can create deployable, updatable, secure and isolated, version-neutral feature-rich plug-ins for all available Microsoft Office versions, including Office 2007, 2003, 2002 (XP) and Office 2000. Add-in Express is completely based on the Rapid Application Development (RAD) paradigm which allows creating professional application-level Office plugins without coding their GUI. Also, Add-in Express provides your add-ins with version-neutrality, i.e. you write add-in code once and have it work transparently across Microsoft Office 2000 through 2007. With visual designers of Add-in Express you can: - Build new or customize existing toolbars, menus and sub-menus on Microsoft Office 2000 - 2003. - Add new or customizing existing tabs for the Office 2007 Ribbon UI, build the Quick Access Toolbar and the Office Menu. - Develop your own task panes for Office 2007 applications. - Access any Office objects, handle any Office events. - Customize Microsoft Outlook windows, views and forms with advanced form regions. - Develop application-level keyboard shortcuts. - Add Outlook option and property pages. - Intercept any built-in controls. - Develop Smart Tag recognizers. - Program Microsoft Excel RTD servers and topics. Your extensions developed with Add-in Express for Delphi VCL will work on all end-user applications from the Microsoft Office family: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, MapPoint, Publisher, Access, FrontPage and InfoPath. Add-in Express is developed in Borland Delphi and directly supports Delphi 5, 6, 7, Delphi 2005, 2006 and 2007, including the Architect, Enterprise and Professional Delphi editions. For more information about Add-in Express 2007 for Borland VCL please visit: http://www.add-in-express.com/add-in-delphi/

Visual tool for creating COM Add-ins, Smart Tags and RTD servers in Delphi.


However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0. 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 Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 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:

  • Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 does not work as good as you thought.
  • Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 can not be uninstalled
  • Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0
  • 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 Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 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 Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 (or Add-in Express Ltd.) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0
Manually Uninstall Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 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 Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0 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 Add-in Express 2008 for VCL 2008.4.0, 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\Add-in Express Ltd.\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Add-in Express Ltd.\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\Add-in Express Ltd.\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Add-in Express Ltd.\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Add-in Express Ltd.\.

NOTE: We recommend only for advanced computer users, manually edit the registry and remove Add-in Express 2008 for VCL because deleting any single registry error leads to a serious problem or even a system crash.