On this page you will find specific solutions to uninstall HomeGuard in Windows. For any problems you encounter during the removal, feel free to leave comments at the end of the page.
HomeGuard is an advanced parental control and activity monitoring tool for family and child safety online and offline. Once it is installed, it will silently and automatically block all inappropriate and pornographic content online, and record specific website activities such as time of visit and time spent on each. The problem is that HomeGuard is somehow hard to remove.
If you need guideline to correctly uninstall this program, we have that.
Most of the time, we uninstall unwanted programs with the built-in Add/Remove Programs utility or the program’s default uninstaller. However, sometimes this just doesn’t work; they may still function well like a stubborn element after you reboot your computer. In case users perform anything incorrectly, we have listed every step with details; hopefully you can successfully, smoothly uninstall HomeGuard this time!
How to Uninstall HomeGuard Step by Step?
1. Exit the HomeGuard program.
Most programs will automatically close or ask you to shut them down during the removal, while a few will not. To ensure a complete, smooth removal, better shut down the program as well as the related possesses that are running in the background before activating its built-in uninstaller. You can do this through the System Tray and Task Manager.
2. Locate HomeGuard in the Programs list.
Right-click on the Start button, select Programs and Features, and locate HomeGuard in the list.
3. Uninstall HomeGuard in the Programs List.
Now you should be looking at the Program List, which tells you what programs are installed on your PC, the names of them and their publishers, when they’re installed, and how much disk space they’re taking. Double-click HomeGuard to activate its built-in uninstaller.
4. Follow the instruction to proceed and confirm the removal.
Once its built-in uninstaller pops up, click “Uninstall” to proceed.
Then it will tell you “Click Remove to uninstall HomeGuard from your computer. After removal, this program will no longer be available for use. If you want to review or change any settings, click Back.” Click “Remove” to proceed.
Wait until the uninstaller finishes its job, and move on to the next steps to search for the related lingering files. If you’re prompted to restart, do it right away or later, no big deal.
5. Uninstall HomeGuard from Registry Editor. (Make sure there is no other HomeGuard related program installed)
During installation the program registers itself in the system, that’s why you can find their entries in the Registry; it also explains why sometimes you can’t run a program by simply copying the folder from somewhere else. This step is to delete the entries of HomeGuard. But you should know that using the Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious issues and may result in an inoperable operating system. So don’t delete anything wrong.
Execute “regedit” in the search input field on the taskbar to open the Registry Editor. Then check for the following two folders with the left column explorer, if found, right-click on the them and select Delete to completely uninstall HomeGuard:
6. Restart the computer (Suggested).
When you install/uninstall HomeGuard, it will register or unregister the usage of one or more .dll files. And when you choose to reboot your computer after uninstalling a program, Windows will close the program & delete any file that is no longer assigned to a program to clean up the computer. Not every program’s removal requires a restart, but I think it’s the best to follow the general idea.
Easily, Quickly Uninstall HomeGuard with Special Uninstaller
This method applies to all the popular Windows systems, saving troubles and possible risks during the conventional removal. The following short video example will give you a quick view of how to use it to remove a program:
Then here are the steps:
1. Download & install Special Uninstaller.
Click any of the blue download buttons on the page to download & install Special Uninstaller, then run it.
2. Uninstall HomeGuard.
Select HomeGuard in the Programs list, and click Run Uninstaller, follow the on-screen instructions of proceed and confirm the removal.
3. Delete the registry entries.
Click Scan Leftovers, and you will see a list of deleting files and registry entries (leftovers) of the program. You can review the list for details including their names and locations, then hit Delete Leftovers to fully uninstall HomeGuard.
Clicking Back will bring you back to the list of currently installed programs, so that you can check whether the deletion was successful.
This shall apply to most of the programs, even those hard to get rid of. If you find it helpful, try it out on other stubborn software that you have failed to uninstall, or share this with other users who have difficulty in deleting any program.