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A guide to uninstall LibreOffice from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall LibreOffice for Windows. It was created for Windows by The Document Foundation. You can find out more on The Document Foundation or check for application updates here. Click on to get more data about LibreOffice on The Document Foundation's website. Usually the LibreOffice program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\LibreOffice 4.0 directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can uninstall LibreOffice by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{F77ED0CD-2E5E-4FC7-82E0-BB7D461E739F}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. LibreOffice's main file takes around 53.17 KB (54448 bytes) and its name is soffice.exe.

LibreOffice installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 2.54 MB (2661824 bytes) on disk.

  • gengal.exe (56.17 KB)
  • nsplugin.exe (80.67 KB)
  • odbcconfig.exe (11.67 KB)
  • python.exe (10.50 KB)
  • quickstart.exe (47.17 KB)
  • scalc.exe (61.17 KB)
  • sdraw.exe (62.67 KB)
  • senddoc.exe (27.17 KB)
  • simpress.exe (58.17 KB)
  • soffice.exe (53.17 KB)
  • sweb.exe (60.17 KB)
  • swriter.exe (60.17 KB)
  • ui-previewer.exe (43.67 KB)
  • unoinfo.exe (13.17 KB)
  • unopkg.exe (15.17 KB)
  • xpdfimport.exe (639.67 KB)
  • python.exe (30.67 KB)
  • wininst-10.0-amd64.exe (217.00 KB)
  • wininst-10.0.exe (186.50 KB)
  • wininst-6.0.exe (60.00 KB)
  • wininst-7.1.exe (64.00 KB)
  • wininst-8.0.exe (60.00 KB)
  • wininst-9.0-amd64.exe (219.00 KB)
  • wininst-9.0.exe (191.50 KB)
  • regcomp.exe (91.67 KB)
  • regmerge.exe (25.67 KB)
  • regview.exe (15.67 KB)
  • uno.exe (137.17 KB) to view all...

This data is about LibreOffice version only. When planning to uninstall LibreOffice you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall LibreOffice from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\LibreOffice 4.0

The files below were left behind on your disk by LibreOffice's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Pulpit\LibreOffice_4.0.3.3_Win_x86.msi
  • C:\Program Files\LibreOffice 4.0\program\__pycache__\pythonloader.cpython-33.pyc
  • C:\Program Files\LibreOffice 4.0\program\__pycache__\uno.cpython-33.pyc
  • C:\Program Files\LibreOffice 4.0\program\__pycache__\unohelper.cpython-33.pyc

Registry keys:

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.odg\LibreOffice.DrawDocument.1\ShellNew\FileName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.odp\LibreOffice.ImpressDocument.1\ShellNew\FileName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ods\LibreOffice.CalcDocument.1\ShellNew\FileName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.odt\LibreOffice.WriterDocument.1\ShellNew\FileName

A way to remove LibreOffice using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

LibreOffice is a program released by the software company The Document Foundation. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this by hand requires some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY way to uninstall LibreOffice is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find LibreOffice or simply click the Search field and type in "LibreOffice". If it exists on your system the LibreOffice app will be found automatically. When you click LibreOffice in the list , some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding LibreOffice, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for LibreOffice

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{F77ED0CD-2E5E-4FC7-82E0-BB7D461E739F}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall LibreOffice
Uninstall LibreOffice

8. After removing LibreOffice, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of LibreOffice that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing LibreOffice using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall LibreOffice by The Document Foundation from your PC, nor are we saying that LibreOffice by The Document Foundation is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall LibreOffice in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-26 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-26 06:25:50.583