ChessBase Reader ChessBase Reader

A guide to uninstall ChessBase Reader from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to remove ChessBase Reader for Windows. The Windows version was developed by ChessBase. Open here where you can read more on ChessBase. The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files\ChessBase\CBaseReader12 directory. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's decision. You can uninstall ChessBase Reader by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{9F4AE091-8631-4144-BAF6-A039985C1E03}. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. CBReader12.exe is the ChessBase Reader's main executable file and it occupies around 15.68 MB (16443784 bytes) on disk.

ChessBase Reader contains of the executables below. They occupy 17.07 MB (17899933 bytes) on disk.

  • CBReader12.exe (15.68 MB)
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe (918.88 KB)
  • ChessBaseFontSetup.exe (503.14 KB)

The current page applies to ChessBase Reader version only. You can find below info on other releases of ChessBase Reader: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall ChessBase Reader.

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{9F4AE091-8631-4144-BAF6-A039985C1E03}\Shortcut.ico

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9F4AE091-8631-4144-BAF6-A039985C1E03}

How to remove ChessBase Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ChessBase Reader is an application marketed by the software company ChessBase. Some users decide to remove it. This is troublesome because performing this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK action to remove ChessBase Reader is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find ChessBase Reader or simply activate the Search feature and type in "ChessBase Reader". The ChessBase Reader app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select ChessBase Reader in the list of programs, the following information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about ChessBase Reader, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove ChessBase Reader.
Uninstall ChessBase Reader

8. After removing ChessBase Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press 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 can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove ChessBase Reader by ChessBase from your computer, we are not saying that ChessBase Reader by ChessBase is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove ChessBase Reader supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-02-10 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-02-10 09:06:50.277