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WinDVD Pro 12: How to manually remove WinDVD Pro 12 from Windows

Below you will find the instructions to manually remove WinDVD Pro 12 onto your system.

These steps are to be performed if you are unable to uninstall WinDVD Pro 12 in Windows using Programs and Features, Uninstall a program, or if you are unable to reinstall and the program is not present.

 Note: Before you start, ensure you have the necessary information such as link/DVD and serial number to reinstall.

Part One - Windows Explorer

  • Open File Explorer
  • Navigate to C:\Windows\Installer
  • Change your view to "details"
  • Right click on the sorting tool bar, and select Title
  • Click on Title to sort the list alphabetically
  • Scroll through the list, regarding the items under Title, and delete all WinDVD Pro 12, ICA, IPM, IPP, Setup entries
  • Change the location then to C:\Program Files\Corel
  • Delete the folder WinDVD Pro 12

Part Two - Windows Registry

NOTE: Be sure once entering, to click File> Export> And save a copy of your registry before continuing. Be also sure that the Export Range on the bottom left, is set to All before you press save.

  •  On your keyboard, hold the Windows Key down and tap the letter R
  • In the run box that appears, type in regedit and press enter

NOTE – To drill down to the necessary locations, simply double click on each heading to expanding the list

  • Navigate to the following location HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Products
  • Delete the following keys if present

         157288B0A249ccc4FBDB243117A08CEA
         C8C078918A197b9409DEF0B777A7FDC3
         CE8F2BC7F91Bf2245AACC86466B2C9E8
         D4E1B06120FC4c24F8FCEE2044A04936
         F1FFD0138E43EA545A4C425987887DA9
         F23BEA7B2C3FC0F43A44141ECBC9C8ED
         F942F94A19C0F79468FD2B85E5E8677B

 

  •  Navigate to the following location HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products
  • Delete the following keys if present

         157288B0A249ccc4FBDB243117A08CEA
         C8C078918A197b9409DEF0B777A7FDC3
         CE8F2BC7F91Bf2245AACC86466B2C9E8
         D4E1B06120FC4c24F8FCEE2044A04936
         F1FFD0138E43EA545A4C425987887DA9
         F23BEA7B2C3FC0F43A44141ECBC9C8ED
         F942F94A19C0F79468FD2B85E5E8677B

  • Navigate to the following location HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
  • Delete the following keys if present

        _{19870C8C-91A8-49b7-90ED-0F7B777ADF3C}
         {0B882751-942A-4ccc-BFBD-4213710AC8AE}
         {160B1E4D-CF02-42c4-8FCF-EE02440A9463}
        {19870C8C-91A8-49b7-90ED-0F7B777ADF3C}
        {7CB2F8EC-B19F-422f-A5CA-8C46662B9C8E}
       {A49F249F-0C91-497F-86DF-B2585E8E76B7}
       {B7AEB32F-F3C2-4F0C-A344-41E1BC9C8CDE}

 

  • Close the registry
  • Restart the computer

 

Part Three - You are ready to reinstall

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