ChessBase Reader ChessBase Reader

A way to uninstall ChessBase Reader from your PC

ChessBase Reader is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. It is written by ChessBase. Go over here where you can get more info on ChessBase. ChessBase Reader is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\ChessBase\CBaseReader12 directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. The full uninstall command line for ChessBase Reader is MsiExec.exe /I{393BEE0E-121D-46B5-BDE0-9F0DA046C373}. The program's main executable file occupies 15.91 MB (16687496 bytes) on disk and is called CBReader12.exe.

ChessBase Reader installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 17.32 MB (18156840 bytes) on disk.

  • CBReader12.exe (15.91 MB)
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe (925.38 KB)
  • ChessBaseFontSetup.exe (509.52 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of ChessBase Reader. You can find below info on other releases of ChessBase Reader: to view all...
ChessBase Reader has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove ChessBase Reader:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ChessBase\CBReader12\Reader.cbini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ChessBase\CBReader12\Reader.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ChessBase\Updates\Reader12.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ChessBase\ChessBase Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{393BEE0E-121D-46B5-BDE0-9F0DA046C373}

How to delete ChessBase Reader from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ChessBase Reader is an application released by ChessBase. Sometimes, people try to remove this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK solution to remove ChessBase Reader is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find ChessBase Reader or simply click the Search field and type in "ChessBase Reader". If it is installed on your PC the ChessBase Reader application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select ChessBase Reader in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

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

8. After removing ChessBase Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of ChessBase Reader that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing ChessBase Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove ChessBase Reader by ChessBase from your PC, nor are we saying that ChessBase Reader by ChessBase is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove ChessBase Reader supposing 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' PCs.

2016-10-12 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-12 08:19:05.063