ACDSee Classic ACDSee Classic

How to uninstall ACDSee Classic from your system

This page is about ACDSee Classic for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by ACD Systems Ltd.. Go over here where you can read more on ACD Systems Ltd.. More details about the application ACDSee Classic can be seen at . ACDSee Classic is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee32 directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. The full command line for removing ACDSee Classic is MsiExec.exe /I{8220C40F-AA38-4752-978F-6198328B1C20}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. ACDSee32.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.45 MB (1523744 bytes) on disk.

ACDSee Classic installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.45 MB (1523744 bytes) on disk.

  • ACDSee32.exe (1.45 MB)

The current page applies to ACDSee Classic version 2.0.44 only. ACDSee Classic has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\ACD Systems\ACDSee32

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\ACD Systems\ACDSee32\Acdsee32.cnt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\ACD Systems\ACDSee32\ACDSee32.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\ACD Systems\ACDSee32\ACDSee32.hlp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Vbox\ClientLog\ACDSee_Classic-05.24.2020-18.21.LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Vbox\Licenses\ACDSee Classic_2.44_B5E3.lic
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Vbox\Licenses\ACDSee Classic_2.44_B5E3.prf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Vbox\Licenses\ACDSee Classic_2.44_B5E3.slc
  • C:\Users\Public\Desktop\ACDSee32.lnk

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F04C022883AA257479F8168923B8C102
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8220C40F-AA38-4752-978F-6198328B1C20}

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F04C022883AA257479F8168923B8C102\ProductName

How to uninstall ACDSee Classic from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ACDSee Classic is a program released by ACD Systems Ltd.. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall this application. This is hard because uninstalling this by hand requires some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK manner to uninstall ACDSee Classic is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate ACDSee Classic or simply click the Search feature and type in "ACDSee Classic". If it exists on your system the ACDSee Classic application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select ACDSee Classic in the list , some information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding ACDSee Classic, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for ACDSee Classic:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{8220C40F-AA38-4752-978F-6198328B1C20}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove ACDSee Classic.
Uninstall ACDSee Classic

8. After uninstalling ACDSee Classic, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong ACDSee Classic which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling ACDSee Classic using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall ACDSee Classic by ACD Systems Ltd. from your PC, we are not saying that ACDSee Classic by ACD Systems Ltd. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall ACDSee Classic in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-05 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-05 06:33:56.537