Three Simple Steps to Uninstall SlimCleaner Plus

2016.05.09 9:09 by Jamie

SlimCleaner Plus

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SlimCleaner Plus is a PC maintenance and optimization software developed by SlimWare Utilities, Inc. It promises to extend the battery life of your machine, optimize computer performance, and provide real-time system monitoring. However, those functions it claims to have are looked upon with suspicion, and it got mixed reviews on the Internet. Users complain that SlimCleaner Plus penetrates their computers bundled with other freeware, and that it delivers misleading scanning result. SlimCleaner Plus may also gather your information for marketing purpose. Some reputable antivirus have defined it as a risk-involved app. If you have installed SlimCleaner Plus accidently, we suggest you to uninstall it as soon as possible.

Many users have troubles in uninstalling SlimCleaner Plus from their computers. Just ripping it off from the Windows installed program list won’t help fix the troubles it brings. SlimCleaner Plus contributes its files all over your computer, and removing this program totally become quite difficult. You may face one of these issues:

  • SlimCleaner Plus does not show up in the installed program list.
  • Add/Remove Programs applet cannot activate the uninstall wizard.
  • Error message jumps out to interrupt or stop the normal uninstall process.
  • SlimCleaner Plus still pops up after the uninstall has been completed……

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Get confused in tackling these problems? Wonder what is the correct way to uninstall SlimCleaner Plus? This post lists several solutions to uninstall SlimCleaner Plus. Read on.

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  • Shut down all SlimCleaner Plus processes, and launch Total Uninstaller.
  • Click SlimCleaner Plus in the list and click Run Analysis to proceed.
  • Click Complete Uninstall after all the components have been scanned out.
  • Click Yes in the pop-up dialog and wait for the uninstall to be completed.
  • Click Scan Leftovers and then Delete Leftovers to perform complete removal.
  • Click Yes in the dialog and then OK to end SlimCleaner Plus removal.

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How Can I Uninstall SlimCleaner Plus Manually?

Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to uninstall SlimCleaner Plus manually. You should log in with your administrator account, and then do the followings:

Step 1. shut down SlimCleaner Plus

If SlimCleaner Plus is running, you have to shut it down prior to the uninstall. Just right click on its icon in the system tray, and select Exit.

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To fully deactivate SlimCleaner Plus, you can launch Task Manager to terminate background processes.

  • Right click the taskbar at the button and select Task Manager option.
  • Select the processes related to SlimCleaner Plus and then click End Task.

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Step 2. Uninstall SlimCleaner Plus

On Windows 7 :

  • Access Control Panel from Start menu, and click Program in the Control Panel.
  • Scroll through to select SlimCleaner Plus, and then click Uninstall button.

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On Windows 8:

  • Right click Start icon and select Programs and Features option in the list.
  • Scroll down to locate SlimCleaner Plus, and double click it to start the uninstall.

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On Windows 10:

  • Type “uninstall” in Windows search bar and click Apps & features in the result list.

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  • When the Apps & features window opens, scroll down to locate SlimCleaner Plus.
  • Click the SlimCleaner Plus entry, and then click the Uninstall button.

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  • Click Uninstall in the confirmation dialog and wait for a few seconds.

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Alternative method: after the uninstall process is finished, restart your computer to take effect if necessary. If the conventional means fails to uninstall SlimCleaner Plus effectively, you can launch the built-in uninstaller of SlimCleaner Plus by doing these:

  • Right click the shortcut of SlimCleaner Plus and choose Open file location.

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  • Navigate to the installation folder of SlimCleaner Plus in the opened window.
  • Locate the executive file named UninstallStub.exe to run the uninstaller.

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But what can you do if SlimCleaner Plus won’t uninstall normally?

If SlimCleaner Plus cannot be uninstalled by both these way, it is possible that this program has been damaged or the executive files are missing. In that case, try to run the original install package to cover corrupted or missing files, and then uninstall SlimCleaner Plus in Safe Mode. (How to enter into Safe Mode? See here.)

Step 3. Delete SlimCleaner Plus Remnants

As is mentioned above, SlimCleaner Plus won’t be fully removed if you only perform the standard uninstall. To wipe off SlimCleaner Plus, continue with the steps below:

(1) Invalid keys/values in registry

  • Go to Start > Run, type “regedit” and hit Enter to launch Registry Editor.
  • Click Yes if you are prompted to give confirmation in UAC dialog.

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  • Press Control +F together to open the Find box and then type SlimCleaner Plus.
  • Hit Enter (and then F3) to locate the entries associated with SlimCleaner Plus.
  • Right click on the keys or values and choose delete option in the list.

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Notice: We only recommend advanced computer users to manually delete SlimCleaner Plus leftovers in Windows Registry. Any improper modification may result in severe problem or even system crash. Always backup your registry before making any change there. Also, you can use a registry cleaner instead to save troubles.

(2) Junk files/folders in hard disk

  • Head to Start > Control Panel > Folder Options, and then select the View tab.
  • Check the “Show hidden files and folders” in Advanced settings and click OK.

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  • Click This PC on the desktop (or press Windows + E ) to open File Explorer.
  • Type SlimCleaner Plus in the Search Bar and wait a few seconds.
  • Identify SlimCleaner Plus leftovers in the result and delete them permanently.

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That is the end of manual removal. Feel troublesome and time-wasting to perform all these steps above? An automated uninstaller turns out to be a good helper, especially when you are faced with uninstall errors that conventional methods fail to fix. Total Uninstaller is featured by ease of use & job function efficiency. It is worth a try.

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