Hearthstone won't uninstall when you go through Programs and Features in Control Panel?
Are you trying to uninstall Hearthstone so you can play this new game you got, but whenever you try it just won't work?
Do you want to remove Hearthstone due to it frequently shows up the annoying error message telling you the program is running?
Have you ever been frustrated that you have deleted Hearthstone, but it is still there?
There are no problem uninstalling other programs, but for some reason something just won't work. You might go through the uninstallment process but its still there after its done.
When you are unable to delete Hearthstone by manual and you don’t know much about Hearthstone removal tips, you could learn and follow its uninstall instructions in this article.
How to totally delete/uninstall Hearthstone from your PC?
Tips 1: Manually remove Hearthstone
Tips 2: Automatically uninstall Hearthstone with program removal tool Perfect Uninstaller
Tips 1: How to manually delete Hearthstone through Windows Uninstaller?
As a matter of fact, most of computer users would like to get rid of program through the “Uninstall” function of Windows system. However, you might miss some steps so that you are not able to completely delete Hearthstone. Here are the removal guides:
You should reboot your PC and press F8 key on your keyboard. This will open up the Advanced Boot Options screen, in Windows 7 or Vista, or the Windows Advanced Options Menu in Windows XP. Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, highlight the option labeled Safe Mode with Networking. Once it is highlighted, click on the Enter key on your keyboard.
Click “Start Menu” > Select Control Panel option > “Uninstall a Program” (Programs and Features) > Find Hearthstone on the currently installed programs list and its related entries > Click “Uninstall or Change” to delete the application.
How to manually get rid of Hearthstone from Windows computer?
Step 1: stop all the related processes in Task Manager
Guide: Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
End all the unwanted processes to save your system resources
Step 2: show hidden files and folders and delete all the following files.
Guide: click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Delete all the following files related to Hearthstone
Step 3: open Registry Editor to delete all invalid registries entries as below
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the related registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%\.exe"
After you finish steps, you should restart your pc to finish the Hearthstone removal processes. If you are not good at handling this method, you could try Tips 2 as following.
Tips 2: How to totally uninstall Hearthstone with Perfect Uninstaller step by step?
If you can not follow the removal guides above, it is advised you to get rid of Hearthstone with Perfect Uninstaller as following.
2. Close all running processes including programs and browsers in the Task Manager before you run Perfect Uninstaller
3. Find and locate the program on the currently installed programs list
4. Click “Uninstall” button on the right side to remove Hearthstone.
Alternately, if the unwanted software is not shown on the programs’ list, you could use the powerful utility “Force Uninstall” in Perfect Uninstaller.
Step 1: Run Perfect Uninstaller
Step 2: Click the “Force Uninstall” option on the interface of software uninstall tool
Step 3: Select the scanning program path. That means you should locate and select the folder of unwanted program for scanning. Usually it is stored in C:\Program Files (x86) in Windows 7, Windows 8 and C:\Program Files in Windows XP
Step 4: Select and click the “Hearthstone” folder.
Step 5: Click “Next” button to follow the processes.
Step 6: Click "Next" to start scanning the registry files about the unneeded program.
Step 7: It will take some time to finish registry scanning. If you don't want to wait, you could click "Skip" option and cancel the scanning.
Step 8: After the registry scanning is completed, click "Next" button to select all related files.
Step 9: Click "Next" button to delete all related files.
Step 10: Click “Finish” button when it stops scanning files and extensions.
After you finish the onscreen removal steps, Hearthstone has been deleted from your PC.
What’s more, you could double-check the infection of the program with RegCure Pro to improve your PC performance.
2.Click “Click to Start Scan” button to repair and optimize your computer.
3.RegCure Pro will have a full scan to detect all invalid files which will slow down your PC.
4. Click “Fix All” button on the down-right side to fix all problems and speed up your computer after scanning the invalid leftover system files.
Can’t remove Hearthstone? There is no problem to handle the Hearthstone removal if you carefully and correctly follow the software uninstall tips above.
Note: Manual Hearthstone removal is suitable for expert users who have experience of dealing with files and registry removal. Users who are lack of computer techniques are recommended to get rid of Hearthstone by using an effective program removal tool.