How to uninstall or reinstall Copernic Desktop Search

Modified on Wed, 25 Oct 2023 at 11:11 AM

If you need to troubleshoot or simply want to uninstall Copernic Desktop Search, here are the steps :


  1. Completely exit Copernic Desktop Search (right click on the tray icon then Exit)
  2. On the Windows start menu, type "Add or remove programs" on Windows 7 or "Apps & features" on Windows 10.
  3. Find Copernic Desktop Search in the application list.
  4. Select the program in the list and click on the Uninstall button.

                    5. The Copernic Desktop Search Uninstall window opens. Continue the uninstallation of Copernic Desktop Search                         by clicking Next.

                    6. To preserve configuration, saved searches and index, leave the "Keep my Copernic Desktop Search user                                     profile" box checked.

                    7. Click on Remove.

                    8. Click on Finish.


You can then reinstall Copernic Desktop Search if needed.

Once you finished installing Copernic Desktop Search, you can import your license file to activate all the extensions purchased (*Or activate your trial)


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