A guide to uninstall CardOS API from your computer

CardOS API is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was created for Windows by Siemens. You can read more on Siemens or check for application updates here. More data about the program CardOS API can be seen at . Usually the CardOS API program is installed in the C:\Program Files\Siemens directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for uninstalling CardOS API is C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A096AD5E-C135-42DF-9FFC-A056A94DE778}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 80.00 KB (81920 bytes) on disk and is called siecacst.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in CardOS API. They take 510.50 KB (522752 bytes) on disk.

  • CardView.exe (384.00 KB)
  • chkSCreg.exe (20.50 KB)
  • siecacst.exe (80.00 KB)
  • siecapin.exe (26.00 KB)

The current page applies to CardOS API version 3.2.013 only. Click on the links below for other CardOS API versions:

How to erase CardOS API from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CardOS API is an application marketed by Siemens. Sometimes, people try to uninstall this program. This can be easier said than done because doing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE approach to uninstall CardOS API 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate CardOS API or simply click the Search field and type in "CardOS API". If it is installed on your PC the CardOS API application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click CardOS API in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about CardOS API, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for CardOS API:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A096AD5E-C135-42DF-9FFC-A056A94DE778}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove CardOS API.
Uninstall CardOS API

8. After uninstalling CardOS API, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of CardOS API which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling CardOS API with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall CardOS API by Siemens from your PC, nor are we saying that CardOS API by Siemens is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall CardOS API in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-10-02 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-10-02 06:13:39.950