How to Remove LogMeIn Files in the Registry

Written by nick davis | 13/05/2017

LogMeIn is a remote computer access program for the Windows operating system. The program allows you to access a home or office computer without the expense of additional equipment and custom programming. LogMeIn, like other Windows-based programs, is easily removed from your computer, but sometimes fragments of the program remain and have to be removed manually from the computer's registry file.

Press the "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Del" keys together to open the Task Manager.

Click on the "Processes" tab.

Scroll down to "logmeinsystray.exe." Click on the file name. Click on "End Process."

Scroll down to the following files: "logmein.exe," "openssl.exe," "ra16app.exe," "raabout.exe," "ramaint.exe," "rainst.exe," "ra_sc.exe," "ra_reboot.exe" and "zip.exe." Click on each file name. Click on "End Process" after each file.

Click on the "X" located on the upper right-hand side of the Task Manager to close the application.

Click "Start" and "Run..." Type "regedit" in the box next to the heading "Open:".

Click "OK."

Scroll through the entries in the left pane of the Registry Editor screen to the entry "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\logmein." Click on the entry.

Press the "Delete" key on your computer's keyboard.

Locate and delete the following registry entries: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit asynchronous," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit dllname," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit impersonate," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit lock."

Locate and delete the following registry entries: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit logoff," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit logon," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit shutdown," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit startscreensaver."

Locate and delete the following registry entries: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit startshell," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit start-up," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit stopscreensaver," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit unlock."

Locate and delete the following registry entries: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\specialaccounts\userlist logmeinremoteuser," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\installer\folders c:\program files\logmein\," "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall{fcd06104-04f6-45aa-886b-0fb75c7eed3d}."

Locate and delete the following registry entries: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\currentcontrolset\control\print\environments\windows nt x86\drivers\version-3\logmein printer driver," "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Appid\logmein.exe appid," "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid{33d9a760-90c8-11d0-bd43-00a0c911ce86}\instance\logmein video encoder," "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\logmein.guestinvite," "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\logmein.guestinvite.1," "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\logmein."

Click the "X" in the upper-right hand corner to close the Registry Editor screen.

Restart your computer to complete the process.

Warnings

  • Be careful when working with and deleting entries in the Windows Registry, as the entries control every function within your computer's operating system.

Tips and Warnings

  • Be careful when working with and deleting entries in the Windows Registry, as the entries control every function within your computer's operating system.

Things you need

  • Computer running Windows operating system

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