Normally we go for uninstalling process from control panel but during removing adobe products such as Adobe Reader X, XI it gives problem and doesn’t not get cleaned up completely from your system. To overcome such issues Adobe has come with cleanup or removal tool to remove Adobe Reader and other Acrobat installation that failed with traditional uninstall procedure.
Removing Adobe Reader and Acrobat installation with Adobe Cleaner tool – Step by Step Guide
Carrying out removing Adobe Reader and Acrobat programs with the help of cleaner tool offered by Adobe has the following advantages over traditional uninstall process.
- Removal process is very easy
- Complete removal of registry entries
- Deleting of all preferences
- Removes the settings that are left after uninstall
According to Adobe this tool is “designed to fix such issues by cleaning up corrupted installation including removing or fixing corrupted files, removing or changing permissions registry entries, etc.”
1 Download and install Adobe Cleaner tool from here
2 After the program start click ‘Next’ button from the interface and accept the details to proceed further.
3 Now choose the product to remove, in this article we choose ‘Reader’ option and then click on the ‘next’ button.
4 Finally Hit the ‘Clean Now’ button to remove the Adobe Reader and restart the system if asked to do so.
It is recommended to use this tool only if normal uninstall process fails.