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|Software Full Name||FlashGet|
|Setup File Name||flashget188.8.131.523en.exe|
|Full Setup Size||7.67MB|
|Setup Type||Offline Installer/Full Standalone Setup|
|Latest Version Release On||11th Sep 2015|
|Developers||Trend Media Corporation Limited|
FlashGet is a kind of download manager published by Trend Media Limited. It has user-friendly interface that every user can easily use it. As an excellent download manager, FlashGet helps accelerate the downloading to a great degree by splitting downloaded files into sections and downloading each section simultaneously. It supports http, ftp, Bt and other protocols. When downloading is done, Flashget automatically calls your antivirus to clean adware or other types of malware. Besides, it helps manage the ever-growing downloads well. It supports document classification, group management, and backing up the download task to network. The management feature allows users to drag and drop files, add description, search files, and rename files, etc. All in all FlashGet is a super download manager worth having.
Problems You May Experience When Uninstalling FlashGet
FlashGet is a good tool itself; however, you may want to uninstall it for some reasons. For example, you want to free up your disk space, or it can’t be updated to the latest version, so you need to first uninstall it and then re-install it on your PC. But things in the world do not always go smooth, so does uninstalling a program. You may encounter various problems while trying to uninstall FlashGet from your PC. Here is a list of them:
- The program does not show up in the list of all installed program for some unknown reason.
- The program shows up in the list of all installed program, but after you remove it, it is still there.
- When uninstalling the program, you keep receiving error messages or just get stuck during the process.
- After uninstalling the program, its related folders, files and registry entries are left behind on your PC, but you don’t know how to remove them all.
How to Completely Uninstall FlashGet from Your Computer?
When it comes to the removal of FlashGet, you may first consider remove it through the Windows uninstall utility. Surely, this is a very frequently-used method to remove an unwanted program. But today we will an extra effective method to uninstall the program you don’t want or you just can’t remove via the Windows – that is using using an professional third-party uninstaller. This can help resolve many problems that occur when you uninstall programs. For example, when the program you want to uninstall doesn’t appear in the list of all installed program, you won’t be able to remove it through the tranditional method. At this time, a third-party uninstaller can help you.
These are two methods to uninstall an unwanted program from your PC. Now you can choose one of them according to your own situation. But we recommend using a professional uninstaller, since it can thoroughly clean up all leftover files of the program from your PC.
Method 1: Remove the program via Windows uninstall utility.
Before you start the removal activity, you first need to exit the program in your computer.
For Windows XP:
Click the Start button and click Control Panel.
In the open window, locate and click Add or Remove Programs.
A window will open and show all programs currently installed on your PC. Find and highlight the program named FlashGet, and then click the Remove button.
When a small dialog box pops up, asking whether you really want to uninstall the program, click Yes to continue. Wait Windows to complete the uninstall process.
For Windows Vista/7:
Click the Start menu and tap on Control Panel.
Locate and click Uninstall a program.
In the window that appears, scroll down to look for the program you want to remove. Once you find it, select it, and click the Uninstall button.
When you are prompted to confirm uninstallation of the program, click Yes.
For Windows 8:
Right click the bottom-left corner of the screen and click Control Panel from the pop-up menu.
In the window that opens, locate and click Uninstall a program.
A window will open and show you all programs installed on your PC. Look for and highlight FlashGet, and then click the Uninstall/Change button.
Finally, follow the prompts to proceed with the removal and then wait for the Windows to finish the uninstall task.
Attention! Normally, you can uninstall an unwanted program by following the steps above. However, this doesn’t mean that the remove is complete and you have nothing worry about. Actually, removing a program through the Windows uninsatll utility only removes the main parts of the program; some leftover files and entries still remain in your C drive and Windows registry. So, you have to do extra things to completely remove them. Follow these steps:
- Open the local disk C, nagivate to the following folders, find and delete any folder associated with the program.
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data
- Open the Registry Editor.
For Windows XP: Click Start, select Run, type regedit into the box, and then click OK.
For Windows Vista/7: Click Start menu, type regedit into the search box, and click the program named regedit.exe from the search result.
For Windows 8: Press “WIN+R” key combination to launch the Run command box, type regedit into the box and press Enter.
- When the Registry Editor is open, follow these paths to find out the folders of FlashGet and delete them all.
Or you can use the search function to find out and delete them:
Click Edit and select Find.
Type flashget into the box, check the boxes labelling Keys, Values, and Data, and then click Find Next.
Delete all found entries.
- Once you have done, exit the Registry Editor.
Kindly Reminder: The Windows registry is a central database that stores important information about your Windows system and its settings, as well as information about all application programs installed on your computer. So, you should be very careful when editing the registry. Don’t easily delete any entries that you are not sure what they are, or some data might be corrupted and your system may not function normally.
Method 2: Remove the program by using a third-party uninstaller.
If you have problems in uninstalling the program from Control Panel, or you find it troublesome by manually deleting all leftover files and registry entries of the program from your PC, then you can consider download and use a third-party uninstaller to help you out.
Perfect Uninstaller is a powerful third-party uninstaller that helps thoroughly uninstall any unwanted programs including the broken, corrupted, stubborn and partially-installed programs, and clean all traces of the installed programs from your PC. By using this tool, you can make the program uninstall easy and effective. Most important of all, no traces will be left behind your PC.
Now you can stop FlashGet from running your computer and then take these steps to remove this program by using Perfect Uninstaller:
- Download and install Perfect Uninstaller on your PC.
- Launch Perfect Uninstaller. From its main screen, you will see all programs and plugins installed on your PC. To uninstall FlashGet, you first need to locate it and then click the Force Uninstall button on the top. When a small window pops up, click the OK button to continue.
3. Click the icon as shown below.
4. Browse for the folder of FlashGet Network. Click on it and click OK.
5. Click the Next button.
6. Now Perfect Uninstaller will start scanning the registry for the leftover entries and the drives for the leftover files. Just wait when it does this work. When the scanning is done, you need to click Next again.
7. Click Next to continue.
8. Finally, click Next and Perfect Uninstaller will start deleting all found leftover registry entries and files from your PC (Note: If you haven’t registered in Perfect Uninstaller, you will be prompted a dialog box saying that registration is required if you want to successfully uninstall the application).
9. Now the program has been successfully removed from your PC.
What You Need to Know
Under normal circumstances, the Windows uninstall utility does help remove programs you don’t need any more. However, it can’t help in any case! When the programs you want to unisntall get damaged, corrupted, broken, or were improperly installed, it is nearly impossible for you to remove them through the Windows uninstall utility. If you don’t uninstall these problematic programs timely, their programs, related files & registry entries, and many other items will accumulate day by day, causing your PC to run slowly and even resulting in system damage.
The best sulution is to install and use Perfect Uninstaller. This professional uninstaller is capable of forcibly removing any programs that Windows unisntall utility can’t uninstall, and cleaning up all leftovers associated with the programs from your computer system thoroughly. Download Perfect Uninstaller on your PC right now and you will find uninstalling programs so easy, quick and effective.