Total Uninstall Changelog

New in version 6.11.0

December 30th, 2014
  • General: Initial support for screen readers.
  • General: Program interface translation updated: Chinese-simplified, French, Portuguese-Brazilian, Arabic, Persian, Greek.
  • Installed programs: Program analysis time reduced to 50%.
  • Installed programs: Improved analysis.

New in version 6.10.0 (December 2nd, 2014)

  • Installed programs: Auto-group programs button on the status bar to easy enable/disable the feature.
  • Installed programs: Improvements in auto-group programs.
  • Installed programs: System components are visible by default.

New in version 6.9.1 (December 2nd, 2014)

  • Fix setup for error updating the trial version
  • Improvement in the Waiting for built in uninstaller function
  • Toolbar cosmetic fix
  • Autorun manager fixes

New in version 6.9.0 (November 11th, 2014)

  • Program interface translation updated: Spanish, Polish, German, Italian, Slovenian, Portuguese-Brazilian, Norwegian, Korean, Indonesian, Montenegrin, Chinese-Simplified.
  • Autorun manager: Improvements and fixes.
  • Installed programs: Disintegrate from system the uninstalled program and restore the system default values (full uninstall Tuneup Utilities 2014).
  • Installed programs: Auto grouping the hidden system components under the main program for a better analysis.

New in version 6.8.0 (October 25th, 2014)

  • New functional module: Autorun manager.

New in version 6.7.1 (September 1st, 2014)

  • Program interface translation updated: Chinese simplified, French and Polish.
  • Detected changes tree: multiple selection at the same level is possible with different parent nodes.

New in version 6.7.0 (August 20th, 2014)

  • Bring to front button in the uninstall dialog for running built-in uninstaller. Avoid wasting time waiting confirmation dialog that is behind some windows
  • Spanish help file integrated. Use F1 to open it for the current context
  • Program interface translation updated: French, Italian and Romanian

New in version 6.6.0 (July 12th, 2014)

  • It includes a database with known fake built-in uninstallers. Total Uninstall will not use them to avoid installing more unwanted adware.
  • French help file integrated. Use F1 to open it for the current context.
  • Program interface translation updated: Chinese-Simplified, Polish and Indonesian
  • Installed programs: Improved analysis.

New in version 6.5.0 (June 29th, 2014)

  • Backup programs with system information to make them transferable.
  • Restore profiles to control each restoration aspect.
  • Restore can import backups created on other systems (transfer programs to new PC).
  • Undo a restored program. Useful to cancel an unsuccessful transferred program.
  • Installed programs: Improved analysis.
  • Automatic switch to a non aggressive registry access in antivirus protected areas to avoid the denied access error.
  • New translation: Slovenian; Updated translation: Spanish, Koreean.
  • Monitored programs: Fix for a possible corrupted system snapshot on busy systems with more than 4GB RAM

New in version 6.4.1 (June 29th, 2014)

  • General: Interface translation updated (Czech, French, Hebrew)
  • General: Large fonts related cosmetic fixes
  • Installed programs: Improved detection for shortcuts and services.

New in version 6.4.0 (February 6th, 2014)

  • General: Windows 8.1 compatibility. If update, use "Reset all" button from options dialog to get default settings on these systems. For a fresh install no action is necessary.
  • General: Few translations updated
  • General: Improved uninstall process. Waiting for the built-in uninstaller until all related processes are ended.
  • General: Some cosmetic fixes
  • Installed programs: Improved analysis.

New in version 6.3.4 (August 24th, 2013)

  • Chinese help file integrated. Use F1 to open it for the current context.
  • Improved the uninstall process of programs manually added for forced uninstall.
  • Fix for incorrect program size displayed in the list if the real value exceeds 2 GB.

New in version 6.3.3 (August 24th, 2013)

  • Restore program from backup: System and hidden files are restored without the need of a reboot.
  • Restore program from backup: modified files are restored from backup
  • Support for silent uninstall of programs installed with the Tarma InstallMate setup builder
  • [professional edition] Backup folder location can be customized in Tu.ini file "BackupPath="

New in version 6.3.2 (July 29th, 2013)

  • General: Several translations updated
  • General: Some cosmetic fixes
  • Installed programs: Improved grouping support for updates

New in version 6.3.1 (July 6th, 2013)

  • General: Few translations updated
  • General: Few bug fixes
  • Installed programs: Better batch uninstall support
  • Installed programs: Improved analysis

New in version 6.3.0 (June 24th, 2013)

  • General: Improved uninstall process
  • Installed programs: New bundle mode to analyze, backup and uninstall several programs at once.
  • Installed programs: Improved analysis
  • Monitored programs: List to ignore changed items in the compare profile
  • Cleaner: New cleaner definitions
  • Cleaner: Improved the scanning speed

New in version 6.2.3 (March 1st, 2013)

  • General: New Chinese traditional translation
  • General: German and Slovak translation updated
  • Installed programs: Fix for a crash or invalid results when analyzing a particular msi corrupted installation.
  • Installed programs: Improved analysis for missing files, related shortcuts and associated registry entries.
  • Cleaner: Improvements in the Cleaner definitions

New in version 6.2.2 (October 24th, 2012)

  • General: Russian, Polish and Indonesian language updated
  • Installed programs: Analysis improvements
  • Cleaner: Scanning improvements

New in version 6.2.1 (August 29th, 2012)

  • General: Windows 8 RTM compatible
  • General: Chinese language updated
  • General: Wordwrap option for toolbar buttons
  • Installed programs: New file system and registry locations analyzed
  • Installed programs: Fix for a crash when trying to extract the program icon from a locked file
  • Cleaner: Faster cleaning process

New in version 6.2.0 (August 29th, 2012)

  • General: Windows 8 compatible
  • General: Czech and Swedish language updated
  • Installed programs: Smart adjust analysis level option
  • Installed programs: New registry locations analyzed
  • Installed programs: Group programs option
  • Installed programs: Additional detection method for system files enabled in Advanced analisys profile
  • Installed programs: Other fixes and optimizations
  • Agent: With notification type dialog didn't launch the monitor wizard if the program was already running
  • Agent: Fix for a potential conflict with the main program while reading the options
  • Cleaner: Module can be disabled
  • Cleaner: Cleaning progress
  • Cleaner: Exclude action in items tree and Exclude list in options

New in version 6.1.0 (May 20th, 2012)

  • Analysis optimizations
  • Button caption was added in Modules toolbar
  • Improved the detection of install location and will discard the unreliable information
  • Added detection of the program's publisher, if missing. This information increase the analysis accuracy.
  • Fix for an error while processing an exclusive png icon
  • New translation for Hebrew language

New in version 6.0.2 (May 7th, 2012)

  • Crash when trying to show a message on program start in Windows XP
  • Seldom error when the program is trying to save some program settings
  • Notes not saved for installed programs without a group
  • Hang while creating an empty system snapshot (without scan targets)
  • Minor cosmetic fixes
  • Interface translation updated for Montenegrin and Korean languages

New in version 6.0.1 (April 25th, 2012)

  • Shorter time for processing programs at startup
  • The unfriendly "corrupted installation" text was removed. These entries are just removable partial installations or remains that are not shown in any competing product
  • Better detection of the name of the partial installed programs or remains
  • Improved detection of registry and file system items for programs with similar names
  • Fix for missing tray icon
  • Fix for selected item display problem
  • Other several fixes and optimizations

New in version 6.0.0 (April 3rd, 2012)

  • General:
  • native 64 bit support
  • interface improvements
  • decreased memory usage
  • faster uninstall of programs
  • other contless improvements
  • Monitored programs module:
  • option to scan and detect created/modified/deleted alternate data streams
  • drag and drop a setup program in the monitored programs list to start the monitoring process
  • Merge logs dialog will use selected logs from the list
  • Installed Programs module:
  • analysis up to five times faster than previous version
  • more accurate installation analysis that takes into account all the rest of installed programs
  • new system areas analyzed
  • Install history information in summary
  • drag and drop a shortcut in the installed programs list to locate the program or to add it to the list
  • detects and uninstalls corrupted installations
  • Cleaner module (new):
  • configurable cleaning profiles

New in version 5.10.2 (January 24th, 2012)

  • Fix for an error during installation analysis.
  • Armenian translation.

New in version 5.10.1 (August 23rd, 2011)

  • Several translations updated
  • Short application closing time.
  • Improvements in the installation analyzer.
  • Improvement in the Installed programs list.

New in version 5.10.0 (August 16th, 2011)

  • Accurate progress for restore process.
  • Restore process can be canceled without delay.
  • Can backup and restore programs bigger than 4GB.
  • Several interface translations are updated.
  • Main form can be resized to a smaller size.
  • Extra safety checks in the program analyzer.

New in version 5.9.3 (March 25th, 2011)

  • Settings to improve support for 32 bit text and hex viewers on a 64 bit operating system. Will be able to open files from system32 folder.
  • Improved the programs instant filtering.
  • About 20% faster analysis for approximately 60% from programs.
  • Can create an empty system snapshot. Useful to be able to build a log containing the system snapshot.

New in version 5.9.2 (January 19th, 2011)

  • Automatic backup and restore of user settings to overcome data corruption that occurs particularly during a BSOD.
  • Fixed a potential error while taking the snapshot of installed services.
  • Some translations updated
  • Minor fixes

New in version 5.9.1 (December 29th, 2010)

  • Monitored programs: Improvements in the "Merge logs" dialog [PRO].
  • Monitored programs: Important bug fixed in the scanning engine that affected only when running in a Windows XP 64 bit system.
  • Installed programs: built in groups with updates can be moved in the user defined groups [PRO]
  • Translation fixes including a black label problem. New Indonesian and Montenegrin interface translation
  • Other important fixes

New in version 5.9.0 (December 29th, 2010)

  • Improvements in the "Add program to list" dialog.
  • Edit action for installed programs.
  • Major changes in the installation analyzer to increase analysis accuracy
  • Swedish and Persian interface translation
  • Other important fixes and improvements

New in version 5.8.0 (August 6th, 2010)

  • Notes for programs and groups in program list.
  • Improvements in the installation analyzer.

New in version 5.7.0 (June 22nd, 2010)

  • Multi core support in registry scanner.
  • Improvements in the "Merge logs" dialog [PRO].
  • Several improvments in the "Restore program" dialog.
  • Improvements in the "Options" dialog.
  • Improvements in the installation analyzer.

New in version 5.6.1 (April 23rd, 2010)

  • Improvements in the uninstall process.
  • Fix for a seldom start error after reboot to continue the uninstalling or monitoring process.
  • Merging the install logs was improved.
  • Improvements in the installation analyzer.
  • Other fixes and improvements

New in version 5.6.0 (April 9th, 2010)

  • Program interface is now DPI aware
  • Changes in the registry scanner for a better support of 64 bit Windows editions (old system snapshots are not compatible and are not loaded in this version)
  • Uses the Windows 7 Taskbar progress feature
  • Improvements in the Restore from backup feature and dialog
  • On 64 bit Windows editions the 64 bit Regedit is launched
  • On Windows Vista and 7 the Scheduled tasks manager is used to avoid the User Account Control dialog on startup
  • Undo and Redo an entire branch: Undo depth/Redo depth
  • Restore from backup a selection of folders and files
  • Some system components are automatically merged in the related main program to avoid duplicating entries in the Installed programs list and to improve analysis
  • Other several improvements and optimizations

New in version 5.5.1 (March 3rd, 2010)

  • Error processing installations when a MSI installation is corrupted.
  • Some translations updated.
  • Other fixes and improvements.

New in version 5.5.0 (January 27th, 2010)

  • Revised program interface implementation (uses fewer resources, is faster, better integration with the operating system interface).
  • Color schemes for main program interface (Blue, Silver, Black etc).
  • System snapshots are saved compressed at 20% from the uncompressed size.
  • New lists for Protected folders and Protected keys to protect the monitored shared locations.
  • Several improvements in the installation analyzer.
  • Create the backup for a program.
  • Restore the program from backup.
  • Backup automatically the uninstalled program (optional).
  • Revised default program settings.
  • Improvements in the uninstall process.
  • Edit action to redo registry change.
  • Open action for folders uses the default handler.
  • Renaming the monitored program will rename the log file name.
  • Specific fixes for Windows 2000.
  • Bulgarian interface translation.
  • Option to auto select all items in "Delete items ?" uninstall dialog.

New in version 5.4.2 (June 16th, 2009)

  • Improved analysis of .inf based installations.

New in version 5.4.1 (May 30th, 2009)

  • Added German help file.
  • Improved Windows 7 compatibility.
  • Added Ukrainian translation.
  • Updated Polish help file.
  • Improved uninstallers launching (pre-launch preparations and launch order if more than one uninstaller are registered).
  • Updated several translations.
  • Open registry key with Regedit not working on some systems.
  • Other several improvements and optimizations.

New in version 5.4.0 (April 27th, 2009)

  • New uninstall profile for monitored programs. Pre-selected automatically, if necessary.
  • When uninstalling, if the launched provided uninstaller asks for reboot, this is allowed and recommended. Total Uninstall will start with Windows to continue the uninstall process.
  • Added Spanish and Arabic translations.
  • Updated English help file.
  • Progress in status bar for installed programs cache building.
  • Analysis can be re-started without waiting for the previous to finish.
  • Print installed or monitored programs.
  • Export installed or monitored programs to HTML.
  • Improved installation analyzer.
  • The selection in changes tree is preserved when changing from a program to another.
  • Improved installed programs listing.
  • Other several improvements and optimizations.

New in version 5.3.0 (March 18th, 2009)

  • List, analyze and uninstall corrupted MSI installations.
  • Multiselect in all lists from Options dialog.
  • Button added in status bar to show/hide system components.
  • Polish translation and help file.
  • Error message during analysis on a XP 64 bit system or rarely on a clean Windows install.
  • Non default scanning profile was not used after restart to continue the monitoring process
  • Unnecessary horizontal scroll in program lists on refresh.
  • Other improvements

New in version 5.2.0 (January 31st, 2009)

  • Adaptive compare snapshots algorithm. Compare time reduced in all cases to a few seconds (before the compare time could take in some cases up to 5 minutes).
  • Items from changes tree can be renamed [Professional edition].
  • Analysis progress in status bar
  • Reload action to cancel unsaved changes from installation log.
  • Improved installation analyzer.

New in version 5.1.0 (January 5th, 2009)

  • Detect system files of analyzed program (configurable).
  • Detect scheduled tasks of analyzed program.
  • Exact install time detection instead of date.
  • MSI based installations are analyzed 30% faster.
  • The possibility of settings file corruption was eliminated.
  • Faster export.
  • Other several improvements, optimizations and fixes.

New in version 5.0.2 (November 26th, 2008)

  • Support for paths longer than 260 characters.
  • Windows 2000 compatibility is restored.
  • Better display for icons when desktop has a low color depth.
  • A low limit for snapshot folder size could ruin the monitoring process.
  • Improved French translation.
  • Unnecessary error dialog while uninstalling an in use shared file.

New in version 5.0.1 (November 3rd, 2008)

  • All reported issues are fixed.
  • Several translations updated.

New in version 5.0.0 (October 22nd, 2008)

  • Enhanced program interface.
  • Improved support for multiuser systems.
  • Improved installation analyzer.
  • Configurable analysis profiles.
  • Faster program startup, decreased used resources.
  • Program has now two editions: Standard and Professional.
  • Other important improvements.

New in version 4.9.4 (August 15th, 2008)

  • New Turkish translation.
  • Improved support for registry editors.
  • Important fixes in language files.
  • Other improvements and bug fixes.

New in version 4.9.3 (July 2nd, 2008)

  • Services can be removed from log.
  • Other improvements and bug fixes.

New in version 4.9.2 (June 24th, 2008)

  • Improved Installation Analyzer(antivirus integration).
  • New Brazilian Portuguese translation.

New in version 4.9.1 (May 23rd, 2008)

  • Improved Installation Analyzer.
  • Several translations updated

New in version 4.9.0.601 (April 14th, 2008)

  • Vista style dialogs.
  • Improved Installation Analyzer. Specific analysis of install information of a new install builder.
  • Up to 10 times performance increase for big installations (compare, uninstall, merge, save, analysis).
  • Some fixes specific for Windows Vista.

New in version 4.8.0 (March 21st, 2008)

  • Pre-defined and custom uninstall profiles for Installed Applications. New uninstall option.
  • Improved Installation Analyzer. Specific analysis of install information of two new installer types.
  • Opening a key in Regedit is now faster

New in version 4.7.0 (March 3rd, 2008)

  • New column in detected changes for current properties, default disabled in view profiles
  • Improved Installation Analyzer. Special handling of specific installers information.
  • Programs installed with Microsoft Installer and with unusual uninstall information were not listed.
  • Check for updates will not interfere with other program functions.
  • Other fixes and improvements

New in version 4.62 (February 7th, 2008)

  • Total Uninstall Agent didn't detect on some systems the started installers.
  • Russian translation was updated
  • Improved detection of installation date in Installed Applications module.
  • Other important bug fixes

New in version 4.61 (January 28th, 2008)

  • * Msi based uninstallers are launched properly even when the defined uninstall command is wrong.
  • * Less resources used by Total Uninstall Agent.
  • * Improved Installation Analyzer.
  • * Total Uninstall is no longer blocked to start on Windows Vista start up.
  • ! Total Uninstall Agent is now elevated on Vista so it can detect elevated processes like installers.

New in version 4.60 (January 15th, 2008)

  • Add a program to installed applications list using only a shortcut. After addition the program is analyzed and ready to be uninstalled. Useful for not installed programs (only copied) or those that are not registered in Add/Remove Programs
  • Application grouping with Send To Group.
  • Refresh (F5) for monitored applications list.
  • Option to create a system restore point before uninstall.
  • Smarter logs merging.
  • New Norwegian translation

New in version 4.50 (December 27th, 2007)

  • Icon of monitored or installed application can be changed.
  • Button in Options dialog to reset all settings to default.

New in version 4.42 (December 14th, 2007)

  • Optimizations and cosmetic changes.
  • Improved analysis in installed applications module.
  • Several translations updated

New in version 4.41 (November 30th, 2007)

  • Show system components in installed applications module (can be enabled from options).
  • Improved analysis for .msi based installations.
  • Progress dialog while building cache of current installations

New in version 4.40 (November 23rd, 2007)

  • Compatible with X64 operating systems. Monitor, analyze and uninstall 64 bit applications

New in version 4.31 (November 12th, 2007)

  • Less used system resources
  • Error during analysis of some corrupted installations
  • Faster analysis and drastically reduced memory needed during analysis (installed applications module)
  • Export applications list include the size column

New in version 4.30 (October 19th, 2007)

  • Auto refresh current view when deleting items from system only (changes tree)
  • Show updates in installed applications module with hide option
  • Improved Installation Analyzer (installed applications module)

New in version 4.26 (September 21st, 2007)

  • Highlight new installed programs since last run (installed applications module)
  • * Improved Installation Analyzer (installed applications module)
  • * Italian language updated
  • ! Retrieving the icon from a corrupted file could hang the program
  • ! Minimizing and restoring to/from tray loose the maximized state
  • ! Long delay on some systems while populating the applications lists
  • ! Other bug fixes

New in version 4.25 (September 12th, 2007)

  • Optimizations and bug fixes in Installation Analyzer

New in version 4.25 (September 12th, 2007)

  • Optimizations and bug fixes in Installation Analyzer

New in version 4.24 (August 31st, 2007)

  • Can delete registry keys with zero in name
  • Improved Installation Analyzer

New in version 4.23 (August 23rd, 2007)

  • Bug fixes in Monitored Applications module

New in version 4.22 (August 23rd, 2007)

  • Option to enable/disable the "Monitored Applications" or "Installed Applications" module
  • When loading application lists the actions are shown in status bar
  • Option to disable some uninstall profiles
  • Options tree reorganized
  • Bug fixes in Installed Application module

New in version 4.20 (August 18th, 2007)

  • A module to analyze and remove installed applications
  • New options for uninstall profiles
  • Uninstall dialog was modified to allow running the supplied Add/Remove Program

New in version 4.12 (July 13th, 2007)

  • ! Search could miss items when searching in data values
  • ! Fix in "Compare Snapshots" dialog
  • * Improved detection of application icon
  • ! Registration information was lost on some systems
  • * Russian translation updated
  • Slovak translation added

New in version 4.11 (June 13th, 2007)

  • Fixed bug in export changes to text
  • Some view profiles were not always applied for all items
  • Other improvements and optimizations

New in version 4.10 (June 8th, 2007)

  • New view profiles: "Missing Items" and "Traces After Uninstall"
  • New options to customize view profiles
  • Undo action for modified or deleted registry items
  • * Other improvements and bug fixes

New in version 4.02 (May 14th, 2007)

  • * Languages updated: Croatian, Czech, Dutch, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian and Spanish
  • Japanese language added
  • ! Impossible to merge some logs
  • * Faster application start-up. Noticeably when there are more than 100 monitored applications
  • * Better detection of monitored application icon
  • * Other improvements and bug fixes

New in version 4.01 (May 5th, 2007)

  • * French and Korean language updated
  • ! Some column widths not saved

New in version 4.00 (May 3rd, 2007)

  • Organize monitored applications in groups (folders)
  • Custom icon for groups
  • Improved search in detected changes (inclusive in all monitored applications)
  • Merge logs
  • Icon for monitored application
  • Monitor an update installation
  • Registry export for install or uninstall
  • Stand alone process to monitor launched installers
  • Compare two system snapshots to get changes
  • Save As for logs
  • Show in summary added disk size and registry size
  • Installation size column in monitored application list
  • Copy action for new files from changes tree (equivalent Windows Explorer Copy action)

New in version 3.83 (March 9th, 2007)

  • Minimize to tray doesn't worked correct for Install wizard
  • File system scanner ignore junctions to avoid scanning in loop
  • Display correct corrupted (not ending in zero) REG_SZ registry values

New in version 3.82 (February 16th, 2007)

  • Windows Vista compatibility
  • Default configuration will exclude most of the background changes (only for a fresh install)

New in version 3.81 (December 10th, 2006)

  • Improvements and bug fixes

New in version 3.81 (December 9th, 2006)

  • Help file more complete and in the new .chm format
  • During uninstall some files were unnecessary postponed for deletion on reboot
  • Install wizard updated the name of the last snapshot only at start up
  • Czech and Italian translations updated
  • Sizes of Search window were not saved/restored correctly

New in version 3.80 (October 13th, 2006)

  • Improved the speed of uninstaller
  • Check for updates will bypass the local or proxy cache
  • Options to compute and show the MD5 sum for created files
  • Option to show file attributes
  • Show in uninstall log the service operations
  • Auto resize header feature of Monitored Applications list can be turned off (right click on header)
  • Options tree from Options dialog is resizable

New in version 3.70 (July 21st, 2006)

  • Detects new installed services instead of new running services
  • Shows installed services in changes view
  • Arabic interface translation
  • Serbian translation updated