EndNote X7 EndNote X7

A guide to uninstall EndNote X7 from your computer

This page is about EndNote X7 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Thomson Reuters. You can find out more on Thomson Reuters or check for application updates here. You can see more info related to EndNote X7 at . Usually the EndNote X7 application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7 folder, depending on the user's option during install. MsiExec.exe /I{86B3F2D6-AC2B-0017-8AE1-F2F77F781B0C} is the full command line if you want to remove EndNote X7. EndNote X7's primary file takes around 9.20 MB (9652056 bytes) and is called EndNote.exe.

EndNote X7 is comprised of the following executables which take 15.65 MB (16405192 bytes) on disk:

  • Configure EndNote.exe (2.20 MB)
  • EndNote.exe (9.20 MB)
  • Risxtd.exe (458.72 KB)
  • EmailHelperx64.exe (2.18 MB)
  • EmailHelperx86.exe (1.60 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of EndNote X7. For more EndNote X7 versions please click below:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\EndNote
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\EndNote

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall EndNote X7:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Configure EndNote.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Aarhus U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Acad Search Prem (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Academic Onefile (Gale).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Academica Sinica.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\AgeLine (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\AgeLine (OvidSP).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Agricola (OvidSP).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Alabama St U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\All Subscribed (Dialog).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\AMED (DIMDI).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\AMED (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Amherst College.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Anglo-American Culture (GBV).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Anthropology Plus (OCLC).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Aquinas Coll.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\ARCADE.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Arizona St U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Arkansas Studies Inst.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Art Abstracts (WW).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\ArticleFirst (OCLC).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Asian Inst Tech.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Astronomie (GBV).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\AT Still U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\ATLAS.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Auburn U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Australian Natl U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Ave Maria School of Law.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Baker Coll.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Ball State U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Baltimore Intl Coll.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Baltische Laender (GBV).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\BasicBIOSIS (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Bay Mills Comm Coll.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Bib Arch natl Quebec.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Bib natl de France.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\BiblioNet.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Biological Abs (OvidSP).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Biological Abs (TR).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Biological Ag Index (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\BIOSIS Previews (OvidSP).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\BIOSIS Previews (TR).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Book Review Index (Gale).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Borough of Manhattan CC.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\BOSLIT.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Boston U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Brandeis U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Brescia U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Brigham Young U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Brigham Young U-Idaho.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\British Library.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Brown U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Bus Source Comp (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Business Per Index (WW).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\CAB Abstracts (EDINA).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\CAB Abstracts (OvidSP).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\CAB Abstracts (TR).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cal Inst of Technology.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cal St U-Channel Islands.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cal St U-Dominguez Hills.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cal St U-East Bay.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cal St U-Long Beach.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cal St U-San Bernardino.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cal St U-San Luis Obispo.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\California Baptist U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\California State Lib.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Campbellsville U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\CancerLit (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Canterbury Christ Church U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cardiff U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cardiff U-Wales NHS Trust.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Carleton U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Carnegie Mellon U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Case Western Res U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\CCMed (DIMDI).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Central Michigan U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Chaucer Bib Online.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Chemical Heritage Found.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Chinese U of Hong Kong.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\CINAHL (EBSCO).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\City U New York.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Claremont U Cons.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Classiques Garnier.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cleveland Inst Music.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\College of William and Mary.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Colorado St U-Fort Collins.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Columbia U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Columbia U-Teachers.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Concord U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Consort Lib Cons.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Cornell U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\CrossRef.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Current Contents (OvidSP).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Current Contents (TR).enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Dalhousie U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Dallas Baptist U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Dartmouth College.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\De La Salle U-Manila.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Delaware St U.enz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\Connections\Derwent Drug (DIMDI).enz

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\EndNote.EXE
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\EndNote.PowerPointAddin.Connect
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\EndNote.WordAddin.CiteAction
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\EndNote.WordAddin.CiteRecognizer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\EndNote.WordAddin.Connect
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\EndNote17.AddinServer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-endnote-connect
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-endnote-filter
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-endnote-library
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-endnote-refer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-endnote-search
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-endnote-style
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ProCite5.Database\shell\Import to EndNote
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmdfile\shell\Import to EndNote
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ISI ResearchSoft\EndNote
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D2F3B68B2CA7100A81E2F7FF787B1C0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ISI ResearchSoft\EndNote
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\PowerPoint\Addins\EndNote.PowerPointAddin.Connect
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Word\Addins\EndNote.WordAddin.Connect
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{86B3F2D6-AC2B-0017-8AE1-F2F77F781B0C}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\EndNote.EXE.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7\EndNote.EXE.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6D2F3B68B2CA7100A81E2F7FF787B1C0\ProductName

How to erase EndNote X7 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

EndNote X7 is an application by Thomson Reuters. Some users try to remove this program. This is difficult because performing this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK solution to remove EndNote X7 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate EndNote X7 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "EndNote X7". The EndNote X7 application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select EndNote X7 in the list , the following information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about EndNote X7, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for EndNote X7:

  • The software company is: http://endnote.com/
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{86B3F2D6-AC2B-0017-8AE1-F2F77F781B0C}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall EndNote X7.
Uninstall EndNote X7

8. After uninstalling EndNote X7, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of EndNote X7 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling EndNote X7 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall EndNote X7 by Thomson Reuters from your PC, nor are we saying that EndNote X7 by Thomson Reuters is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall EndNote X7 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 12:31:24.320