Native Instruments Kontakt 5 Native Instruments Kontakt 5

A guide to uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt 5 from your computer

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt 5 for Windows. The Windows version was created by Native Instruments. Check out here for more information on Native Instruments. Native Instruments Kontakt 5 is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5 folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling Native Instruments Kontakt 5 is C:\ProgramData\{E9F5F26E-A23D-4A16-BC5C-82B3C1A469F4}\Kontakt 5 Setup PC.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. Kontakt 5.exe is the Native Instruments Kontakt 5's main executable file and it occupies approximately 39.77 MB (41706288 bytes) on disk.

Native Instruments Kontakt 5 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 39.77 MB (41706288 bytes) on disk.

  • Kontakt 5.exe (39.77 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5. You can find below info on other application versions of Native Instruments Kontakt 5: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Native Instruments\Kontakt 4
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt 5:
  • C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5\Documentation\Kontakt 5 Application Reference English.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5\Documentation\Kontakt 5 Application Reference French.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5\Documentation\Kontakt 5 Application Reference German.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5\Documentation\Kontakt 5 Application Reference Japanese.pdf

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:

Additional values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt 5\Kontakt 5.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NI.Kontakt 5.ncw\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NI.Kontakt 5.ncw\Shell\Open\Command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NI.Kontakt 5.nkb\DefaultIcon\

A way to erase Native Instruments Kontakt 5 from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Native Instruments Kontakt 5 is an application by the software company Native Instruments. Frequently, users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE approach to uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt 5 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Native Instruments Kontakt 5 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Native Instruments Kontakt 5". If it exists on your system the Native Instruments Kontakt 5 app will be found very quickly. When you select Native Instruments Kontakt 5 in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Native Instruments Kontakt 5, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt 5.
Uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt 5

8. After uninstalling Native Instruments Kontakt 5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Native Instruments Kontakt 5 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Native Instruments Kontakt 5 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove Native Instruments Kontakt 5 by Native Instruments from your computer, we are not saying that Native Instruments Kontakt 5 by Native Instruments is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Native Instruments Kontakt 5 supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 09:14:42.457