How to Uninstall ArchiCAD 11 Completely – ArchiCAD 11 Removal Instruction
ArchiCAD 11 is architectural BIM(short for Building information modeling) CAD(short for Computer-aided design) software by Graphisoft, It provides computer users comprehasive solutions for handling almost evey aspects of aesthetics and engineering. If you no longer use ArchiCAD 11, you may want to uninstall ArchiCAD 11 from your computer to free more space as its installation package is quite a big one. If you came accros troubles when uninstalling ArchiCAD 11, please refer to the below instrcution.
How to uninstall ArchiCAD 11 – manual solution
Part1: Exit ArchiCAD 11 program, you can open task manager by pressing Alt + Ctrl + Del, then click the “Process” tab, select the related process of ArchiCAD 11, then click “End Task” button(see the below screenshot). Make sure get this step done first before heading to the next step, otherwise you may probably encounter errors during the uninstallation and end up an incomplete removal of ArchiCAD 11.
Part 2: Uninstall ArchiCAD 11 using build-in uninstaller
As you can see in the below screenshot, there is no uninstaller in the Start > all program > Graphisof menu, so you need to activate the program build in uninstaller via Add/Remove program.
- Click Start > Control Panel.
- Click on Add/Remove program.
- Locate and highlight ArchiCAD 11 in the program list, then click Remove button.
- Follow the instruction to uninstall ArchiCAD 11
- Wait until the removal finish, and restart your computer.
Part 3: Remove ArchiCAD 11 registry leftovers
If you think that going through the above steps means a complete removal of ArchiCAD 11, you are wrong. There are still some empty keys & entries left in the registry that need to be taken care of, simply follow the below steps to delete them all:
- Go to Start > Run
- Type “regedit” into the run box, then press the Enter key on your keyboard and registry editor will be activated.
- Before any modification, make a backup of the registry to avoid unnecessary troubles, click File menu > Export option
- Select a location to save the file and click Save.
- Now you are good to go to delete the registry leftovers, click the “+” sign to expend the registry tree on the left side of the editor.
- Locate any registry keys that contains the word “ArchiCAD”, right click to delete them all.
- Close Registry Editor and restart your computer to allow new changes takes effect.
Importance: clean up registry leftover is very important when you try to remove a particular program from your system, leave these invalid/empty keys ignored could paralyze the registry over time and result in slow, error system.
Uninstall ArchiCAD 11 automatically
There are times you may find ArchiCAD 11 is hard to be remove, for example you encounter errors during the uninstallation, or you just simply unable to find out the uninstall option of the program, take it easy, there is still solution to help you completely uninstall ArchiCAD 11. By using Max Uninstaller, any uninstall problems will be solve within clicks, Max Uninstaller is by far the most effective solution to help computer user to remove application/program/games from there system, no matter the target is incomplete or corrupt, Max Uninstaller is able to uninstall it and the associated leftover registry/files/folders completely, you may refer to the below video demonstration and instruction to easily uninstall ArchiCAD 11 thoroughly.
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Step1: Click here to free download Max Uninstaller, and then install it in your computer.
Step2: Launch Max Uninstaller, select Anvi Smart Defender the right hand list. Press “Run Analysis”
Step3: Max Uninstaller will review uninstall program files and associated registry entries. Click “Complete Uninstall” to start the program uninstall process. Click “Yes” to start uninstalling ArchiCAD 11.
Step4: Wait for the standard ArchiCAD 11 uninstall completed. Click “Scan Leftovers”, and Max Uninstaller will conduct a full scan on your computer for a while.
Step5: When it finish scanning, click “Delete Leftovers” and “Yes” button to thoroughly uninstall ArchiCAD 11 and its leftovers.
Step6: Max Uninstaller has now fully uninstalled ArchiCAD 11 related files and extensions. Click “OK” to finish.
Detailed Registry Information of ArchiCAD 11
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\AC3DComplete, Default – ArchiCAD: 3D model is complete
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\ACBeep, Default – ArchiCAD: Default Sound
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\ACConvertComplete, Default – ArchiCAD: 3D Conversion is complete
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\ACDigitiserClick, Default – ArchiCAD: Digitiser is clicked
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\ACRenderingComplete, Default – ArchiCAD: Rendering is complete
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\ACVRComplete, Default – ArchiCAD: VR is complete
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\ArchiCAD\AC3DComplete\.current, Default – C:\Program Files\Graphisoft\”Arc – 11″\Sounds\AC3DComplete.wav
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\ArchiCAD\AC3DComplete\.default, Default – C:\Program Files\Graphisoft\”Arc – 11″\Sounds\AC3DComplete.wav