How to Remove and Uninstall SMPlayer on the Computer
Need some effective guides to uninstall SMPlayer effectively from the Windows based PC? There are some SMPlayer overviews and removing instructions that might be useful for you.
What is SMPlayer?
SMPlayer is a media player for Windows that available for free for the user. It is an open-source software subject with built-in codecs that can support the user to play YouTube videos and other different video and audio formats.
By default, the program usually is installed in C:\players\smplayer if you do not change the install directory. And you also can find a specific uninstall process inside the installation folder, which enable you to uninstall the application itself on the computer.
Why some users cannot remove the program smoothly?
There are many possible reasons for people unable to uninstall a program on the computer, and the most common causes for people cannot remove SMPlayer are: the program itself has been damaged and lack of some cure files/date; SMPlayer encounters an error and does not appear on the programs list of Windows removing feature in Control Panel; the app's uninstall process has no response when people double-click to activate it, and etc.
What's the right way to uninstall SMPlayer from PC
Optional way 1: remove it with Windows removing feature
Right-click on the Windows(Start) button, and select the firstly item "Programs and Features"
Find out and select SMPlayer on the list, and click Uninstall on the top of the menu
Click Yes to make sure the program removal
And then you will see the program's uninstall wizard appear, click Uninstall at the bottom to continue
Waiting for a few of seconds, you will see a new window which states that the program has been uninstalled, click Finish to close the setup
Restart the computer, and then login again with administrator
Type "regedit" in the search box, and open the Registry Editor
Expand the registry groups inside, and delete the registry key/entry which are belonging to the SMPlayer
Check the original installation folder of SMPlayer, and make sure it has been disappeared on the PC, or you need to delete it manually if it still can be found at there
Optional way 2: uninstall SMPlayer with its uninstall process
Open SMPlayer's installed package, if you don't know where it is, right click on the app's shortcut on the desktop - select Open file location.
Scroll down to find SMPlayer's uninstall process in the files list of the installation folder, and double-click to launch it
Click Uninstall on the set up window, the removing process will start instantly
After then, click Finish at the bottom to exit.
Restart your computer system, and go to check the installation folder and Registry Editor to make sure the related components to be deleted completely (as the option 1)
Optional way 3: remove it automatically with Total Uninstaller
Installed applications on the Windows PC also can be removed by a smart uninstaller, which performs more professionally than the conventional way to totally erase the program from PC. And Total Uninstaller is able to scan and remove SMPlayer within a short time, and the user don't need to worry about any leftover issue which should be resolved by the annoying manual removal.
Instructions to uninstall SMPlayer with Total Uninstaller (with images and video tutorial):
Start Total Uninstaller, and select SMPlayer on its interface
Click on Run Analysis, and you will find that all of associated files will be listed on the interface
Continue to click on Complete Uninstall, and click Yes for confirmation
Follow the uninstall set up to complete the first stage of removal, and then click on Scan Leftovers button
Click on Delete Leftovers, and Yes to clean all of its remnants
Click OK to finish the removal, and exit Total Uninstaller, restart your PC
Posted By: Jamie / Dec 19, 2019
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