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How to uninstall ChessBase Reader from your computer

This web page is about ChessBase Reader for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is written by ChessBase. You can read more on ChessBase or check for application updates here. The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ChessBase\CBaseReader12 folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /I{F597DB09-04DB-4ACB-A605-51614331831B} is the full command line if you want to remove ChessBase Reader. The program's main executable file occupies 16.07 MB (16849768 bytes) on disk and is titled CBReader12.exe.

ChessBase Reader is comprised of the following executables which occupy 17.96 MB (18828485 bytes) on disk:

  • CBReader12.exe (16.07 MB)
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe (916.38 KB)
  • DXSETUP.exe (512.82 KB)
  • ChessBaseFontSetup.exe (503.14 KB)

The current page applies to ChessBase Reader version alone. For other ChessBase Reader versions please click below: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you uninstall ChessBase Reader.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F597DB09-04DB-4ACB-A605-51614331831B}

How to delete ChessBase Reader using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ChessBase Reader is a program marketed by the software company ChessBase. Some users try to uninstall this application. This is difficult because deleting this by hand takes some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK way to uninstall ChessBase Reader is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate ChessBase Reader or simply click the Search field and type in "ChessBase Reader". If it is installed on your PC the ChessBase Reader program will be found automatically. When you click ChessBase Reader in the list of apps, some information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about ChessBase Reader, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove ChessBase Reader.
Uninstall ChessBase Reader

8. After removing ChessBase Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong ChessBase Reader that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling ChessBase Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall ChessBase Reader by ChessBase from your PC, nor are we saying that ChessBase Reader by ChessBase is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall ChessBase Reader supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-01-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-01-23 17:43:52.927