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IObit’s “Advanced Uninstaller” tries to satisfy your clean uninstalling desires

Recently IObit, a software publishing firm famous for their Advanced SystemCare software package and their Internet Security 360 scandal [1], released a freeware product – Advanced Uninstaller – that aims to serve all your uninstalling needs:

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While the focus of Advanced Uninstaller is on performing clean uninstalls (i.e. performing a regular uninstall then scanning your computer for left over files and registry entries), it comes with a couple of other attractive features also:

Other potentially useful aspects of Advanced Uninstaller include:

Of course Advanced Uninstaller looks good on paper, but in reality it is only worth how well it works. Seeing as the focus of the software is performing clean uninstalls, I did a (basic) test of Advanced Uninstaller vs RevoUninstaller to see which program did better clean uninstalls. I was disappointed to find that Advanced Uninstaller is yet still an infant – it doesn’t do very good clean uninstall; RevoUninstaller found files and registry entries leftover for programs while Advanced Uninstaller didn’t find much at all. Of course as I mentioned it was a basic test – nothing rigorous enough to be published into Computer Science Today – but the tests are good enough for me to put all my eggs in RevoUninstaller’s basket. I did, however, find Advanced Uninstaller’s ability to do batch uninstalls to be very, very useful; I wish RevoUninstaller had this feature.

You may download Advanced Uninstaller from the following links:

Version reviewed: v1.0.0

Supported OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Win7

Download size: 687.4 KB

IObit Advanced Uninstaller homepage [3] [download page [4]]