Ashampoo UnInstaller 11 Review – Is Ashampoo UnInstaller Safe?
Why do you need an uninstaller software? The reasons are many, but you need one such utility primarily because the default uninstallation of software often leaves leftover files that take up storage space and affect the computer’s performance. Also, a third-party uninstallation utility can help you get rid of inbuilt Windows utilities (if required). Here, let’s review Ashampoo UnInstaller 11, one of the most popular uninstallation tools.
What is Ashampoo UnInstaller?
Ashampoo UnInstaller 11 is an uninstallation utility designed to remove applications altogether so that there are no leftovers. Calling Ashampoo UnInstaller only an uninstallation tool will be an understatement since it uninstalls all kinds of applications – third-party applications or one’s that your Windows PC is shipped with. It also helps you get rid of browser plugins that can pose a threat to your privacy and security. Secondly, it helps monitor a software installation process, so there are no issues or leftovers when it is uninstalled later. What makes Ashampoo UnInstaller is that it is powered by a Deep Clean Technology and its ability to monitor the impact of software on your computer.
Ashampoo UnInstaller is designed and developed by Ashampoo Development GmbH & Co KG, a German software maker which came into existence in 1999 and has since created great software utilities across several categories ranging from security, photo recovery, audio/ video converters, uninstallers, and many more.
Drag and drop functionality to remove programs and their leftovers
Remove built-in Windows programs
Monitor software installation
Manage Windows services and startup programs
Remove browser plugins
Wipe off files completely
Some user-interface elements need improvement
A little on the expensive end
Why Download Ashampoo Uninstaller?
Day in and day out, we install various kinds of software from multiple sources. It is a wise practice to get rid of all those software that are not required anymore because unwanted software may take up a considerable amount of storage space on your computer. Another reason you may want to get rid of an application is when it is flagged off as malware. The difficulty arises when despite removing an application, the leftovers refuse to leave despite removing an application. In such a situation, you can download Ashampoo UnInstaller, a utility that ensures that software is wiped off along with all its remnants and no traces are left.
Ashampoo UnInstaller tracks your computer for new installations and creates a log for each installation so that, in the future, it can be deleted in totality. Also, this uninstaller utility helps remove all kinds of apps and browser plugins.
Windows Compatible OS: Windows 11/ 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP
Current Version: 00.00
Internet connection required
RAM: At least 4 GB RAM required
Disk Space Needed: 50 MB HDD free space
Processor: Intel Pentium i3, Multi-core GHz or higher
Languages: Over 26 languages including Deutsch, English, Polski, Portuguese, Turkish, French, Spanish, etc
Programs That can be Uninstalled
Type of Uninstall
Create System restore Point
Create a Backup of Registry
How To Install Ashampoo UnInstaller and Completely Remove Unwanted Programs
1. Download Ashampoo UnInstaller and run and install its setup file.
2. From the left-hand side, click on All.
3. On the right click on the application you want to uninstall. Here you can even type in the name of an application in the Search for the area just next to the Filter or even apply filters to zero down on the exact application you want to uninstall.
4. After selecting the application, click on the Uninstall button from the bottom-right corner. Ashampoo UnInstaller will tell you the exact space you will recover after you have installed an application. You can even perform additional functions such as additional in-depth cleaning or manage other settings as well as shown in the screenshot below.
85% - Very Good
The first thing that a user interacts with is the user interface. In this department, Ashampoo UnInstaller 11 just like Ashampoo UnInstaller 10, does a fine job. It has a decent and streamlined interface, so a user doesn’t have any issues navigating around.
On the left-hand pane, all the features are clearly defined. When you click on an item on the left-hand side, the related features and proceedings will appear on the right. More specifically, on the right-hand side, you can see the applications/ plugins, the functions you can perform on them, and various other aspects. This brings us to the powerful searchability and filters which can further enhance your uninstallation process and make it even more effective.
90% - Excellent
Ashampoo UnInstaller for Windows 10 and 11 comes packed with some compelling features, some of which are mentioned below –
1. Installations are Auto-Detected
Ashampoo UnInstaller automatically detects new software installations and not just that, it even monitors any modifications made to the installation as well. It does this by automatically creating a log of each installation. If anything goes wrong during the installation or installation modification process, Ashampoo UnInstaller will inform you.
2. Drag and Drop Operation Supported
Ashampoo UnInstaller 11 lets you uninstall programs and other related operations by dragging and dropping.
3. Log Installation
There are times when applications are not installed correctly. The problem arises when we uninstall such applications as they are bound to leave leftovers that take up storage space. Also, if one such application is downloaded from a corrupted source or if its a malware, you may not be able to uninstall it completely. Ashampoo Uninstaller helps you log the installation of setup files so they can be removed later without leaving any leftovers.
4. Remove Inbuilt Windows Apps
Not many UnInstaller utilities can remove the built-in Windows apps. For instance, you may be unable to remove Groove Music or Paint. However, when you download Ashampoo UnInstaller 11, you can easily uninstall inbuilt Windows applications as well.
5. Get Rid of Browser Plugins
This is one of the most underrated features of Ashampoo UnInstaller. With the help of Ashampoo UnInstaller, you can remove browser plugins easily. It enlists browser plugins from all the browsers on your computer in one place. As for when you should consider uninstaller browser plugins – there are times when some browser plugins are of no use and they can further lead to privacy and security issues.
6. Completely Wipe Off Leftover Files
If you uninstall applications normally, you might not be able to wipe off files completely. These files might still take up storage on your computer. Ashampoo UnInstaller lets you remove such files in totality. Moreover, it removes such files so that they can’t be recovered in any manner.
7. Check The Impact Of Software
When deciding which software to uninstall, one feature of Ashampoo UnInstaller 11 that can be very helpful is the “Impact” module that you can see on the left-hand side. This feature enlists all those apps affecting your computer’s performance. More specifically, it gives you an overview of software affecting your computer’s RAM or CPU.
8. Other Tools
Even when downloading Ashampoo UnInstaller free, you aren’t just installing an uninstaller. There are some other tools as well that can help you enhance the performance of your computer. Here are 6 other tools that you get with Ashampoo UnInstaller free –
Internet Cleaner – Helps get rid of web browsing traces across all your browsers.
StartUp Tuner – Manage items that launch on the startup.
Service Manager – View details about important services running on your computer, rate them online, or deactivate them if required.
File Associator – Get information about file formats and know what application is used to open them.
File Wiper – Delete files from your PC so they cannot be recovered.
90% - Very Good
Ashampoo UnInstaller ensures that new features are constantly rolled out, and bugs are fixed. As soon as a new update is available, you will be prompted for the same. However, if you want to keep an eye on the updates manually, here are the steps –
1. From the top right-hand side of the interface, click on the icon as shown in the screenshot below.
2. Click on Check for updates.
3. If there is an update available you will be notified about the same.
Ashampoo UnInstaller comes in 2 versions – free and paid. You can try out Ashampoo UnInstaller 11 for 30 days, after which you must sign up for a premium variant we discussed below.
80% - Good
As for the premium variant, at the time of writing this blog, Ashampoo UnInstaller 11 is available for $39.99.
You can also add premium support for $4.95 and get the software on DVD for another $12.95.
You can expect these features in the paid version apart from the limited features that the free version offers.
Ashampoo UnInstallers speed is decent if not the best. We picked a random application and decided to uninstall it by performing an in-depth cleaning. We even went after the leftovers and registry items. Using the deep-clean technology, Ashampoo UnInstaller could clean every ounce of the software in 40 seconds and free up 87 MB of storage space.
85% - Very Good
There are various channels through which you can resolve your queries, whether you are facing technical issues related to Ashampoo UnInstaller or license-related issues. You can reach out to the Contact Support team right from the interface. Click on the highlighted icon shown in the screenshot below and select Support FAQ. You can then explain the problem in greater detail.
You can even refer to a wide knowledge base of articles and tutorials by heading to the page and then get your query resolved.
An uninstaller tool is a handy and must-have software you should have if juggling with applications is part and parcel of your day-to-day life. We can infer from this Ashampoo UnInstaller review that one such app can streamline managing apps. Give and take a few points, Ashampoo UnInstaller is a pick you won’t regret. For more such content, keep reading Top10PCSoftware. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Flipboard.
Q1. Is Ashampoo Uninstaller safe?
Yes, Ashampoo Uninstaller is safe. When we installed, it wasn’t flagged as malware by any Antivirus software. It lets you uninstall apps while wiping off any remains that can pose issues later if not uninstalled.
Q2. Is there a free version of Ashampoo UnInstaller?
Ashampoo UnInstaller lets you try all the features for 30 days. Although, there are limited features in the free version.