Remove & Uninstall IP Watcher Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling IP Watcher 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 IP Watcher without any difficulty.

IP Watcher IP Watcher IP Watcher monitors public and local IP address. Email or text alert if changes

IP Watcher is a powerful application that monitors your public and local IP address. If your IP address changes it will send an email or SMS Text Message alert containing the new WAN IP address. This alert also includes the computer name, local ip address and time the change occurred. This is useful for computers that have dynamically assigned IP addresses, but need to be accessed remotely. Works great for Windows XP Remote Desktop, PC Anywhere, etc... IP Watcher also has an icon that sits in the windows system tray area that can be clicked to view the status or right clicked for a configuration menu. Version 3.0 runs as a Windows Service, no need to be logged in to the computer! Don't be left out in the cold again, take control of your remote access via IP address monitoring with IP Watcher! Features - Details: Notification of changed IP address Not only can IP Watcher detect a change in an IP address, but it can also notify you via email or sms text message if this occurs. This is helpful if you are trying to access a remote computer whose IP address has changed. Configure IP Watcher to notify you and you will be able to continue to access the remote computer. Email Alert Notifications IP Watcher can send notification emails when it detects an IP address has changed. You may configure email settings to use a built-in emailer or configure for your SMTP mail server. IP Watcher provides background sending of these notification emails so you will know when an address changes and still be able to access a remote system. NEW - Mobile Text Message Alerts IP Watcher can send a SMS Text Message alert to your mobile phone or device when it detects an IP address has changed. Simply enter your mobile phone number and select your wireless carrier. IP Watcher provides background sending of these notification alerts so you will know when an IP address changes and still be able to access a remote pc computer.

IP Watcher monitors public and local IP address. Email or text alert if changes

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

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

Causes of the above problems :

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

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