How to Remove LogMeIn Files in the Registry

Written by nick davis
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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.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Computer running Windows operating system

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Instructions

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Click on the "Processes" tab.

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    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.

  5. 5

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

  6. 6

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

  7. 7

    Click "OK."

  8. 8

    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.

  9. 9

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

  10. 10

    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."

  11. 11

    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."

  12. 12

    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."

  13. 13

    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}."

  14. 14

    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."

  15. 15

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

  16. 16

    Restart your computer to complete the process.

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.

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