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A way to uninstall Times Reader from your computer

Times Reader is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by The New York Times Company. Take a look here where you can find out more on The New York Times Company. The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files\Times Reader folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's preference. The full command line for uninstalling Times Reader is msiexec /qb /x {491ADA37-04EE-2ECE-9F86-DDC0106047AC}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file is called Times Reader.exe and its approximative size is 139.00 KB (142336 bytes).

The following executables are installed together with Times Reader. They occupy about 139.00 KB (142336 bytes) on disk.

  • Times Reader.exe (139.00 KB)

The current page applies to Times Reader version 2.055 alone. Click on the links below for other Times Reader versions:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Times Reader:
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\about\AboutTimesReader.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\assets\ad_request.html
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\assets\app_icons\NYT_icon_128.png
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\assets\app_icons\NYT_icon_16.png
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\assets\app_icons\NYT_icon_32.png
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\assets\app_icons\NYT_icon_48.png
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\assets\default_system_strings.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\assets\fonts\NYTFontEmbed.swf
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\eula\EULA.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\log_config.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\META-INF\AIR\application.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\META-INF\AIR\hash
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\META-INF\AIR\publisherid
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\META-INF\signatures.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\mimetype
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\NewsReader.swf
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\patterns\en_US\hyph_02.dic
  • C:\Program Files\Times Reader\Times Reader.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\73ADA194EE40ECE2F968DD0C010674CA
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\com.nyt.timesreader.78C54164786ADE80CB31E1C5D95607D0938C987A.1

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\73ADA194EE40ECE2F968DD0C010674CA\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Times Reader\

A way to uninstall Times Reader from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Times Reader is a program released by The New York Times Company. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this application. This can be difficult because removing this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE action to uninstall Times Reader is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Times Reader or simply activate the Search field and type in "Times Reader". If it exists on your system the Times Reader app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Times Reader in the list of applications, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Times Reader, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Times Reader.
Uninstall Times Reader

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

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Times Reader by The New York Times Company from your computer, nor are we saying that Times Reader by The New York Times Company is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Times Reader in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 01:51:16.570