Pinnacle Studio 23: Uninstall and Reinstall Instructions for Pinnacle Studio 23

Here are the instructions to do a clean uninstallation and reinstallation of Pinnacle Studio 23.

- Uninstall Pinnacle Studio 23, previous Studio version (if any) and all other contents using Windows Control Panel > Programs and Features
- Delete the Pinnacle and Pinnacle_Studio_23 folders respectively under the path below:

C:\Program Files\
C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\

Note: If you cannot browse above location, you need to enable the option to Show hidden files and folders.
You can show hidden files and folders by going to Control Panel >Appearance > Folder Options then View tab.

After this, download and run this tool given in link below:

# Choose All products and hit clean
# Run again and choose User Registration and activation data and hit clean.

NOTE: Running this tool removes all entries related to Pinnacle product from Windows registry. Make sure you have uninstalled all versions of Pinnacle Studio before running this tool.

Now create a new user account with admin rights and restart system.

To create new user, see the link below:

- Login to the new user account and temporarily disable the virus protection software then re-install Studio 23 using the stub given in link below:

NOTE: It is important to remove existing Pinnacle Studio 23 install folder (PinnacleStudio23) from Desktop (If default install folder location has not been changed).

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