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A way to uninstall Amazon Kindle from your PC

Amazon Kindle is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Amazon. Open here where you can read more on Amazon. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Amazon\Kindle directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Amazon Kindle by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Amazon\Kindle\uninstall.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. Kindle.exe is the Amazon Kindle's primary executable file and it occupies close to 15.86 MB (16629056 bytes) on disk.

Amazon Kindle installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 16.05 MB (16829054 bytes) on disk.

  • Kindle.exe (15.86 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (195.31 KB)
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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Amazon\Amazon Kindle

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Amazon Kindle:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\acw\bookextras.acx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\acw\corrections.acx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\acw\encyclopediasearch.acx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\acw\websearch.acx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\cairo.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\CFLite.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\content\Aesops-Fables.apnx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\content\Aesops-Fables.azw
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\content\Pride-and-Prejudice.apnx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\content\Pride-and-Prejudice.azw
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\content\Treasure-Island.apnx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\content\Treasure-Island.azw
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\icudt44.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\icuin44.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\icuuc44.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\JavaScriptCore.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\Kindle.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\KindleBook.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\KindleMagazine.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\KindleNewspaper.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\langmap
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\libjpeg.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\LibWebCore.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\libxml2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcm90.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcp90.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\plugins\accessible\qtaccessiblewidgets4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\plugins\imageformats\qgif4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\pthreadVC2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtCore4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtGui4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtMultimedia4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtNetwork4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtScript4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtSql4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtWebkit4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\QtXml4.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\WebCoreViewer.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\application\zlib1.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\Cache\AnnotationCache.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\Cache\covers\33F0D060AFB78AC9507E647A8E72CFF6.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\Cache\covers\B58B6C27B9BBE5E15038FDA9BC5AEB71.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\Cache\covers\D7CAEE70E5727B757FEC76CBFC3AC093.jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\Cache\db\sockeye.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\Cache\db\steelhead.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\Cache\MetricsManager.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\style\reflow.tss
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Amazon\Kindle\webkit\WebpageIcons.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\C__Users_UserName_AppData_Local_Amazon_Kindle_application_Kindle_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Amazon\Amazon Kindle\Kindle.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Amazon\Amazon Kindle\Uninstall Kindle.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Amazon\Kindle

A way to delete Amazon Kindle using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Amazon Kindle is an application by Amazon. Frequently, people decide to uninstall it. This is troublesome because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK practice to uninstall Amazon Kindle is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Amazon Kindle or simply activate the Search field and type in "Amazon Kindle". If it is installed on your PC the Amazon Kindle application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Amazon Kindle in the list of apps, the following data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Amazon Kindle, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Amazon Kindle.
Uninstall Amazon Kindle

8. After removing Amazon Kindle, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Amazon Kindle which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Amazon Kindle using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

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  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Amazon Kindle by Amazon from your PC, we are not saying that Amazon Kindle by Amazon is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Amazon Kindle supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:35:52.813