BCUninstaller - interesting and free

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  1. ichito

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    Found on MajorGeeks
    http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/bcuninstaller.html

    Its own page
    http://klocmansoftware.weebly.com/
     
  2. Rasheed187

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    Thanks, will check it out.
     
  3. roger_m

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    I just tried this and performs badly at finding leftovers, which is understandable as the scan for leftovers completes instantly.

    IObit Uninstaller 5.0 beta is a much better choice. It does a much more thorough scan for leftovers, and like BCUninstaller it also does quiet uninstalls and batch uninstalls so you can select a number of programs to be uninstalled in one go. As well as this, it can continue where it left off after a reboot. If an uninstaller needs to reboot, after rebooting IObit Uninstaller will continue uninstalling any software had selected to uninstall which was not uninstalled before the reboot and then proceed to the scan for leftovers for all the software that was uninstalled.
     
  4. Rasheed187

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    It won't run "sandboxed", so it's a no go for me.
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v3.17 (September 30, 2017)
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    Junk detection
    • Major refactoring/rewrite of junk scanning, much easier to add new rules
    • Added RegisteredApplications registry junk scanner
    • Added scanning of WER\ReportQueue when searching for WER junk
    • Search in bin32 and bin64 subfolders for executables
    • Look for app executables even if the trimmed app name is short
    • Big speedup of CLSID junk scanning
    • Speedup of WER search
    • Fixed WER search sometimes failing to find raports
    • Fixed some store app junk getting flagged as unsafe to remove when it wasn't
    Junk view window
    • Split junk results into specific groups
    • Changed directory junk open action to open parent folder and focus on the directory, instead of directly opening it
    • Improved how registry key values are displayed in junk list
    Translations
    • Merged update to Portugese translation by Artur A. Pereira
    • Fixed some translation configuration issues
    • Fixed missing string placeholder in Portugese Progress_Registry_Processing
    Changelog
    • Added ability to modify single uninstallers
    • Merged update to Portugeese translation by Nauta
    • Update Spanish installer translation
    • Fixed searching for uninstallers in install directories not working
    • Fixed startup loading hanging when main window is minimized
    • Fixed portable log cleaner running during updates
    • Fixed possible crash when updates fail
    • Decreased uninstall simulation time
    • Installer .Net downloading improvements
    • Added info about downloading UpdateSystem library to readme
    • Increased priority for Msiexec uninstall string generator
    This update brings large improvements to bulk quiet uninstalls. The screen clutter is reduced, and BCU's quiet uninstall helpers now have proper GUIs or are hidden (instead of cmd windows popping all over the screen).

    Also, automation of Nsis uninstallers will now try to turn off the "Reboot now" option, among other improvements and fixes.

    Improvements
    • Added universal uninstaller with a proper GUI to handle simple deletes instead of using cmd del.
    • Added GUI to the uninstaller automatizer (was a cmd window before).
    • Added detection and handling of radio buttons during Nsis automation - prevents automatic reboots.
    • Added detailed logging to the uninstaller automatizer. Added time since start to messages.
    • Uninstaller automatizer waits a few seconds before exiting to let user read the log now.
    • Uninstaller automatizer requires admin privliedges to run now (fixes UAC prompts getting it stuck).
    • Hide main window when uninstalling applications to remove screen clutter.
    • Fixed simple delete leaving behind empty folders.
    • Fixed first start wizard not closing if saving settings fails.
    • Updated Task scheduler library.
    Translation updates
    • Merged Spanish translation update by Emilio J. Grao
    • Merged Spanish installer translation fixes by Jhovany200
    • Fixed text on 3rd Spanish wizard page overfowing.
    Repo
    • Added help to wiki and updated README
    • Added CONTRIBUTING and CODE_OF_CONDUCT.
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v3.18 (October 15, 2017)
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    Bugfix release!

    Changelog
    • Added supported runtime for .Net 4.0 to projects targeting 3.5; No longer necessary to install .Net 3.5
    • Added error handling to Store app helper, fixes store apps not showing on some systems
    • Added error logging to helper apps
    • Show uninstall progress window in the corner of the current screen to avoid hiding uninstallers
    • Don't show uninstall progress window before it's fully initialized
    • Fixed drive junk scan marking parent directory as junk instead of the subdirectory; fixes bad junk scan results
    • Fixed CLSID junk detection selecting InprocServer32 instead of the main key
    • Fixed automatizer failing to load Castle.Core; updated packages
    • Fixed universal uninstaller failing to delete directories and files in some cases
    Translations
    • Merged new Arabic translation by MFM Dawdeh
    • Merge Spanish translation update from Jhovany200/master
    • Extracted translatable strings in Uninstall Automatizer
    • Fixed some message box text not being translatable
    Misc/repo
    • Update README.md
    • Update CONTRIBUTING.md
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v3.19 (October 29, 2017)
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    • Added scanning of HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer* for MSI junk
    • Added scanning of HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData* for MSI junk
    • Added app.manifests to helper apps (will now ask for admin rights instead of failing)
    • Added credit to MFM Dawdeh for Arabic translation
    • Switched preferred .Net version to v4.0 from v3.5
    • Huge speed improvement of displaying junk remove window
    • Speed improvement of checking/unchecking items on lists
    • Updated TaskScheduler library to 2.6.3, cleaned up library references
    • Fixed junk remove window getting stuck loading when a lot of junk was found
    • Fixed junk scan detecting BCU itself as junk in some circumstances
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v3.20 (November 14, 2017)
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    Bulk Crap Installer v3.21 (November 26, 2017)
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    Bulk Crap Installer v3.22 (December 12, 2017)
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    • Added proper logging to uninstaller automatizer
    • Added daemon mode to uninstall automatizer, not used for now
    • Fixed crash when using a virtual list with checkboxes caused by a performance optimization
    • Fixed some possible crashes in UniversalUninstaller
    • Merged update to Slovenian translation by Jadran
    • Changed default list extension from .xml to .bcul in settings
    • Updated ProtableSettingsProvider to latest version
    • In case of unknown uninstaller type CheckForTypeCollisions assumes worst case
    Bulk Crap Installer v3.23 (December 17, 2017)
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    • Upgraded folder select dialogs in nuke window, "Uninstall from directory" and junk backup to the new Win7+ style
    • Fixed crash when displaying program files leftovers and prevented similar issues in future
    • Fixed Dutch reg key confirm dialog crashing because of error in translated string
    • Fixed crashes with invalid unicode code points in path and other strings
    • Fixed icon extraction from files failing if files were in an UNC path
    • Fixed "could not find CleanLogs.bat" when running from UNC path
    • Fixed SeparataArgsFromCommands failing to separate some "cmd /args" type strings
    • Fixed possible crash in JunkRemoveWindow with invalid IJunkResult without Confidence
    • Fixed possible problem with date AspectToStringConverter, and inconsistent naming of GetAboutUri
    • Refactoring; moved all universal ConfidenceRecords to a separate class
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.0 (December 26, 2017)
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    • Added a treemap to the main window, works the same as the application list
    • Added uninstall automatization to all silent uninstallers - prevents silent uninstalls from getting stuck on dialogs
    • Added detection of related apps when uninstalling - BCU will ask if you want to uninstall them as well
    • Added new pre-uninstallation dialog - combines previous pop-ups and adds more options
    • Added "View unregistered" view option
    • Added a news popup on first start or update
    • Added system requirements section to readme
    • Merged Spanish language updates (#153)
    • Made automatizer keep looking for windows instead of failing after few seconds
    • During installation, if .NET 4.* is installed don't try to install .NET 3.5
    • Fixed crash when BCU is unpacked directly to the root of a drive
    • Fixed crash on some systems when refreshing main list view (HasAnyHyperlinks)
    • Fixed error when searching through Browser Helper Objects registry with insufficient permissions
    • Fixed "View xyz" menu items not doing anything if advanced filtering is enabled
    • Refactoring of ListViewTools monstrocity, broken down into parts
    • Refactoring and organizing of forms and function classes
    • Refactoring and organizing custom controls and pop-ups
     
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    Review
     
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    How to clean up the Windows Program Files folder
    (December 29, 2017)
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.1 (January 01, 2018)
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    • Added caching of gathered application info
    • Added caching of certificates
    • Added caching options
    • Added Brazilian Portuguese translation by Silvio Corral
    Fixes
    • Fixed a crash when there's no app with valid estimated size visible
    • Fixed right-clicking on tree view and in list with shortcut not working until user right-clicks on the list with mouse
    • Fixed FileSize not exporting
    • Dynamically generate the list of translators in credits, fixes some translations
    Misc
    • Fixed post build events copying old assemblies
    • Refactoring, reorganizing, cleanup and all that jazz
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.2 Released (January 28, 2018)
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    • Added a privacy policy
    • Changed the news popup to be more generic, show useful links
    • Updated Readme.md
    • Removed unused code / Code cleanup
    • Fixed some text in settings getting cut off in translations
    Translation updates
    • Update to Arabic translation by lculator
    • Update to Czech translation by Richard Kahl
    • Update to Dutch translation by Jaap Kramer
    • Update to Italian translation by Luca Carrabba
    • Update to Russian translation by wvxwxvw
    • Update to Slovenian translation by Jadran
    • Update to Spanish translation by Jhovany200
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.3 Released (February 11, 2018)
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.3.1 Released (February 18, 2018)
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    Improvements
    • Added toolbar button in advanced filters to delete default filters
    • Added error message when trying to start empty uninstall task, prevents crash
    • Added section about Treemap to the manual
    • Improved related uninstaller detection (when starting uninstall)
    Fixes
    • Fixed some new Windows Features having no name
    • Fixed crash on start and uninstaller info copy for people using UmAlQuraCalendar
    • Fixed "Delete caches" button not working properly; Better handle enabling/disabling caches
    • Fixed huge estimated size when install path is set to an invalid (system) directory
    • Fixed \Windows directory sometimes not being detected as system dir
    Translations
    • Updated Polish translation
    • Merged update to Spanish translation by Jhovany200
    • Cleaned up some other translations
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.3.2 Released (March 30, 2018)
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    Fixes
    • Fixed a crash when trying to show an error message during loading
    • Fixed a mistake causing bad detection rate of file/folder junk
    • Fixed junk scan for Steam apps detecting shortcuts of other Steam apps
    • Fixed library reference issue in StoreAppHelper
    Translations
    • Updated libraries
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.3.3 Released (April 15, 2018)
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    thank you mood!! awesome program
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.3.4 Released (April 22, 2018)
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    right on and thank you
     
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    You're welcome :)
     
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    Bulk Crap Installer v4.4 Released (June 2, 2018)
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    Additions
    • Added support for Chocolatey application manager
    • Added automatic removal of uninstalled apps from Chocolatey (if possible)
    • Added ability to export uninstall commands to a batch file
    • Added ability to create a PowerShell script that removes selected Store Apps
    • Added "Tools" -> "Troubleshoot uninstallation problems" tool
    • Added option to disable quiet uninstall daemon
    • Added capability to pre-create junk early during app detection (for now used only for Chocolatey)
    Fixes and improvements
    • Renamed export function to be less confusing about its function
    • Improved merging of similar application entries, fixed duplicate uninstallers
    • Updated Steam publisher string
    • Fixed apps that are no longer present still being seen as checked
    • Fixed detected startup entries sometimes being lost during application scan
     
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