To completely uninstall Riot Client completely, it is not enough to just remove it from the setting. You need to clear the residual files, and NewsPivot will give you more details about the move to uninstall it.

When you are getting tired of the game and hope to uninstall Riot Games Client to leave more space and resources for other activities, you should make a full course of uninstallation for this program. If not, you will see some leftovers keep eating up your space.

So, how to uninstall Riot Client? The process is easy to go and you can remove the Riot game first and then remove Riot Client completely.

How to Completely Uninstall Riot Client?

If you have any games associated with Riot Client, you can uninstall them from Settings. Any left games can stop the uninstallation. Then, let’s start.

1. Uninstall Riot Client from Settings

The installed Riot games and Riot Client will be listed in the Apps. To uninstall them from Settings, you need to stop the related background processes from Task Manager first. Make sure you have closed all of them.

If you can’t make sure where the game folder is located or you have changed the default location when installing it, you had better right-click on the program icon to choose Open file location. We will delete the file in the next step.

Step 1: After you close their activities, open Settings from Start and choose Apps.

Step 2: In the Apps & features, you can check the installed apps and click the Riot game to choose Uninstall > Uninstall. Remove them one by one, please.

Step 3: Locate and choose Riot Client and then uninstall it according to the prompts.

After this, you can now clean the leftovers from Riot Client and its games.

2. Delete the Riot Games Folders

Riot Client and its game will leave some folders, such as executable files, game data, caches, etc. The volume may exceed your imagination and you need to clean them completely.

Open the C drive and if you see the Riot Games folder, permanently delete it. Alternatively, it may exist in this path: C:\Users\User_Name\AppData\Local\Riot Games.

delete the Riot Games folder

If you can’t find the folder, you can search it in File Explorer. Besides, make sure you have enabled the hidden files and folders. After you have cleared all the files about Riot Client and Riot Games, proceed with the next move.

3. Delete Registry Keys Related to Riot Client

This move is riskier compared to the last two steps. We recommend you create a restore point for your system first, because any mistaken deletion in Registry Editor may cause serious system issues, or you can back up your registry before proceeding. As for this move, if you can’t 100% make sure the key is related to Riot Games, then don’t make any changes to it.

Step 1: Open Run by pressing Win + I and type regedit to click OK.

Step 2: Click Edit > Find… and in the Find what box, input Riot and click Find Next to search for any related keys.

input Riot

Step 3: Wait for a while and it will show you the search result. Right-click on the key that is related to Riot Games and choose to delete it.

Bottom Line

If you want to completely uninstall Riot Client, you can follow the steps we introduced above. Hope this article can resolve your concerns.

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