Is it annoying to uninstall Silverlight? It is so depressed that I am not able to delete this program completely. What about you? You might encounter the troubles like “I got an old version of Silverlight. I clicked uninstall and then tried to install the newest version of Silverlight but it will not let me do this because apparently the old version is still on the drive.” In order to delete this application, I have searched for many removal tips on Google. But I failed due to the tips are unavailable or they are hard to be followed. Fortunately, I find the useful uninstall tips and now I share them to you.
Why do you try to remove Silverlight from your computer?
Obviously, most of you try to install the latest version of the program. Or you would like to apply another application to instead. And Silverlight is corrupted and gets error so that you are unable to use it anymore. This program eats up a lot of system resources so that your PC is crashing and freezing. It can not work well.
Uninable to install Silverlight
How to fully remove Silverlight from your laptop?
Step 1: Click Start, and then click All Programs. Choose Silverlight and then highlight Uninstall Silverlight.
Step 2: Click Remove button in the dialog box as follow:
Step 3: Click Yes in the next dialog box.
Step 4: Wait for the removal to finish and then click Finish to end the process.
If there is no Uninstall option, you can go to the Control Panel to start the removal processes.
1) Go to Start and then Control Panel.
2) Open “Add/Remove Programs” and then click the program you want to delete from the programs’ list.
3) Click Uninstall and follow the instructions to remove all the files.
After I have done all above, you have to clean the related registry entries through Registry Editor. It is crucial for you to remove all Silverlight registry entries. Click Start Menu and then go to Run. On the pop-up dialogue box, Type “regedit” so that you can open Registry Editor. Find out the related files under folder like:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ SOFTWARE\Silverlight;
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE\Silverlight;
Please delete them all without any hesitation.
In the end, you need to restart your PC as you see the popup message. And the software will be totally deleted from your PC.
However, it’s not a good idea that you would take the risk to manually delete registry entries, for deleting registry entries by mistake will bring a disaster for you. Thus a small and inconvenient uninstaller like Perfect Uninstaller is the best choice to completely uninstall Silverlight other than formatting your hard drive so that you don't have to put things back from scratch. With the powerful scan engine, Perfect Uninstaller can fully detect and forcibly uninstall all registry entries, DLL files as well as its drivers. It only needs a few clicks and takes a few minutes to completely remove Silverlight from your PC.