Remove & Uninstall WinRAR 5.11 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling WinRAR 5.11 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 WinRAR 5.11 without any difficulty.

WinRAR 5.11 WinRAR 5.11 Complete support for RAR and ZIP archives!

WinRAR is a 32-bit/64-bit Windows version of RAR archiver, the powerful archiver and archive Manager. The main features are very strong General and multimedia compression, solid compression, archive protection from damage, processing of ZIP and other non-RAR archives, scanning archives for viruses, programmable self-extracting archives(SFX), NTFS and Unicode support, strong AES encryption, support of multivolume archives and multithread support.

Complete support for RAR and ZIP archives!

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling WinRAR 5.11. 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 WinRAR 5.11 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:

  • WinRAR 5.11 does not work as good as you thought.
  • WinRAR 5.11 can not be uninstalled
  • WinRAR 5.11 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • WinRAR 5.11 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after WinRAR 5.11 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • WinRAR 5.11 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of WinRAR 5.11 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with WinRAR 5.11
  • 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 WinRAR 5.11 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 WinRAR 5.11 (or RARLAB) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall WinRAR 5.11
Manually Uninstall WinRAR 5.11 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 WinRAR 5.11 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 WinRAR 5.11, 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\RARLAB\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RARLAB\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\RARLAB\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RARLAB\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\RARLAB\.

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