How To Remove EA Download Manager

The EA Download Manager is an application by Electronic Arts (EA) to help computer users download games developed by Electronic Arts.

Primary features of the EA Download Manager are:

  • Keep track of updates related to the games you have downloaded.
  • Keep track of games and other add-ons that are released by Electronic Arts.

Uninstalling EA Download Manager is fairly simple and can be done via the Add or Remove Programs manager.

How to remove EA Download Manager in Windows

On a Windows computer, you can easily remove any installed program via the Windows built-in uninstaller, Add or Remove Programs.

To uninstall EA Download Manager, perform the following steps:

For Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Click Start, Control Panel, and then click Programs and Features.
  2. Locate and select EA Download Manager in the currently installed programs list.
  3. Click Uninstall.
  4. Click Yes if prompted to confirm your action.
  5. Restart Windows after the uninstallation is complete.


For Windows XP

  1. Click Start, select Settings, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Locate and select EA Download Manager.
  3. Click Remove.
  4. Restart your computer after the program is uninstalled.

In case you want to remove all the traces of EA Download Manager from your Windows computer, perform the following two additional steps:

  • Remove all the games folders.
  • Remove all the games registry entries.

However, first configure the Folder View options to show hidden files and folders. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools menu, and then click Folder Options.
  3. Click the View tab.
  4. In the Advanced Settings box, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives.
  5. Click Apply to save your changes.

Now, proceed with the additional two steps to remove all the traces of EA Download Manager.

Delete the games folders:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Navigate to C:\Program Files.
  3. Check if Electronic Arts folder is still present. If yes, then double-click it.
  4. Right-click EADM folder and click Delete.
  5. Next, navigate to C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information.
  6. Right-click {EF7E931D-DC84-471B-8DB6-A83358095474} and click Delete.
  7. Close Windows Explorer.

Delete the registry entries

You can automatically remove EA Download Manager registry entries by performing a registry scan using a registry cleaner such as RegGenie after uninstalling the software.

In case you want to manually remove EA Download Manager registry entries, make sure that you back up the registry before editing it.

Next, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Start, type run in the Start Search box, and press Enter.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then press Enter.
  3. In the left-pane of the Registry Editor window, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\ Electronic Arts\EA Core.
  4. Right-click on this folder and then click Delete.
  5. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Uninstall.
  6. Locate and right-click {EF7E931D-DC84-471B-8DB6-A83358095474} and then click Delete.
  7. Close Registry Editor. 

Alternatively, you can also uninstall EA Download Manager completely by using Perfect Uninstaller, which is an efficient and easy-to-use Windows uninstaller tool.

The advantage of using Perfect Uninstaller is that it automatically deletes all the files and registry entries of EA Download Manager along with the application. This basically means that you wouldn’t have to manually delete EA Download Manager files and registry entries when you uninstall it using Perfect Uninstaller.