Are you planning to uninstall Guild Wars 2 because of its unwanted problems or are you just deep cleaning your system? Then you are at the right place, and I’ll guide you through on how to uninstall Guild Wars 2 from your mac or windows 10 in simple steps. It will only take a few minutes to uninstall the game with all its additional files with our detailed guide.
Let’s dive right in!
How to Uninstall Guild Wars 2 from Mac
Many people find it difficult and can’t uninstall Guild Wars 2 completely from their system. But, if you are operating on Mac then it’s quite an easy process to follow along.
Before we start the process, it’s recommended to backup your system files so in any case, you don’t lose any of your essential data.
How to backup your files?
- Attach an external drive. By default you’ll be asked would you like to use this drive to backup data.
- Once the drive is connected, go to System Preferences -> Time Machine and turn it “On” from “Off.”
- Next up, just follow the instructions in the Time Machine.
Now you can quickly restore all your files if anything goes wrong during the removal process. Let’s move on to the steps to remove Guild Wars 2 from your system completely.
Force quit Guild Wars 2. For that on your keyboard press Command+Option+Esc. You’ll see a screen with all your active apps. Find out Guild Wars 2 app and “Force Quit” it.
Move Guild Wars 2 Icon in Trash. Mac has an in-built trash option which comes in handy when you want guild wars 2 uninstall from your system.
Select “Go” menu in the list and click on “Applications.” In the applications folder find out Guild Wars 2 and right click on it and select “Move to Trash”, or you can also press “Command+Delete” on your Keyboard.
But, the problem here is, this will only remove the executable file from your system for cleaning all other junky files follow the below steps. You’ll still have a lot of additional data hidden in your system.
Find “Go” menu in the top and click on “Go to folder.”
Type in “~Library” in the popup box shown to open the library interface.
Now you need to check three folders to delete all the additional junk files from your computer. I.e., Application Support, Caches, Preferences.
Enter each folder and search for Guild Wars 2 files and delete them if you find any.
Once you are done with all the three folders, just head on to Trash Can and right click to delete all the files permanently from your system.
The final step is to restart your Mac, and you are good to go.
With following all the steps mentioned above, you’ll definitely uninstall it from your system.
How to Uninstall Guild Wars 2 in Windows 10
For all the windows users out there this guide is for you, and it’s easy compared to Mac and takes less time.
As you have multiple methods available to do this task we’ll guide you through 2 of the simplest ways:
Method-1: Uninstall via Programs and Features
When you install any new application in Windows, you can find all those application in the Programs and Features section. So if you want to uninstall any application, head on to Programs and Features section or follow the steps below:
Click start, look for search box and type in ‘Add or Remove Program’ and click Enter.
You’ll be presented with the list of applications installed on your system. Search for Guild Wars 2 right click on it and click on Uninstall to initiate the installation.
Method-2: Uninstall via uninstaller.exe
Almost all the windows applications come with a default uninst000.exe or uninstall.exe files. You can find any of these files in the root folder of your application.
Go to the directory folder of Guild Wars 2
Find out uninst000.exe or uninstall.exe
Double click and follow the instructions shown in the wizard to uninstall the application.
That’s pretty much it on guild wars 2 uninstall.
It’s pretty simple to uninstall Guild Wars 2 if you follow along process step-by-step.
Let me know in the comments section which of these methods worked the best for you.