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A guide to uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Desktop Encyclopedia for Windows. It is written by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.. More information on Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. can be seen here. Please follow if you want to read more on Desktop Encyclopedia on Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.'s website. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Britannica 7.0 folder. Take into account that this path can vary being determined by the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for Desktop Encyclopedia is C:\Program Files (x86)\Britannica 7.0\Desktop Encyclopedia\UninstallerData\Uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia.exe. The program's main executable file occupies 112.50 KB (115200 bytes) on disk and is titled Uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia.exe.

Desktop Encyclopedia installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.53 MB (1607196 bytes) on disk.

  • dictionary.exe (124.00 KB)
  • starter.exe (124.00 KB)
  • java.exe (44.10 KB)
  • javaw.exe (44.10 KB)
  • jpicpl32.exe (16.11 KB)
  • jucheck.exe (236.11 KB)
  • jusched.exe (32.11 KB)
  • keytool.exe (44.13 KB)
  • kinit.exe (44.12 KB)
  • klist.exe (44.12 KB)
  • ktab.exe (44.12 KB)
  • orbd.exe (44.14 KB)
  • policytool.exe (44.13 KB)
  • rmid.exe (44.12 KB)
  • rmiregistry.exe (44.13 KB)
  • servertool.exe (44.16 KB)
  • tnameserv.exe (44.15 KB)
  • javaws.exe (132.00 KB)
  • Uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia.exe (112.50 KB)
  • remove.exe (106.50 KB)
  • win64_32_x64.exe (112.50 KB)
  • ZGWin32LaunchHelper.exe (44.16 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 2007.0.0.0 of Desktop Encyclopedia. Click on the links below for other Desktop Encyclopedia versions:

A way to uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Desktop Encyclopedia is an application offered by the software company Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to remove it. This can be hard because performing this by hand takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK approach to remove Desktop Encyclopedia 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Desktop Encyclopedia or simply click the Search feature and type in "Desktop Encyclopedia". If it exists on your system the Desktop Encyclopedia application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Desktop Encyclopedia in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Desktop Encyclopedia, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Desktop Encyclopedia:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Britannica 7.0\Desktop Encyclopedia\UninstallerData\Uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Desktop Encyclopedia.
Uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia

8. After removing Desktop Encyclopedia, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Desktop Encyclopedia that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Desktop Encyclopedia with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Desktop Encyclopedia by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Desktop Encyclopedia supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-22 18:05:21.083