How to UNINSTALL CardWare for Windows 10/8.x/7/Vista and Server 2012/2008 manually?
Solution:WE DO NOT RECOMMEND REMOVING CARDWARE MANUALLY EXCEPT IF YOUR UNINSTALL INFO IS CORRUPTED!

IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

 

If you really need removing CardWare installation manually, then you have to:

  1. Shut down PCCARD.EXE and MCVIEW.EXE (if open).
  2. Stop CardWare Service:
    Select Start | Run and type
    net stop CWSERV
  3. Remove the entire registry tree:
    HKLM\Software\APSoft\CardWare,
  4. Remove the registry value:
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\PCCARD
  5. Remove (if exists) the entire registry tree:
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CardWare
  6. Remove (if exists) the entire registry tree:
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CardWare for Windows 10/8.x/7/Vista and Server 2012/2008_is1
  7. Remove (if exists) the entire registry tree:
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE04A8EF-9A5A-40A6-B94D-7A6471D22882}
  8. Remove (if exists) the registry value:
    HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E970-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\Installer32
  9. Remove CardWare installation directory from PATH variable in
    HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment
  10. Remove the entire registry trees:
    HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CWMEM2K or HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CWMEM2K64
    HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CWSERV
    HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\PCCS or HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\PCCS64
  11. Delete CardWare files:
    1. Delete subdirectory C:\Program Files\APSoft\CardWare.
    2. Remove following files from %SystemRoot%\system32

      CWSERV.EXE
      CSDLL.DLL
      CSDLLPR.DLL
      MCDLL.DLL
      CW2KINST.DLL
      MCUNINST.DLL

    3. Remove following files from %SystemRoot%\system32\Drivers
      PCCS.SYS
      CWMEM2K.SYS
      GENCARD.SYS