How to Remove LogMeIn Files in the Registry

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.

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

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Click on the “Processes” tab.

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

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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.

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

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

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Click “OK.”

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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.

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Press the “Delete” key on your computer's keyboard.

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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.”

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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.”

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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 startup,” “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit stopscreensaver,” “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\notify\lmiinit unlock.”

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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}.”

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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.”

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

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Restart your computer to complete the process.