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How to uninstall Express Scribe from your computer

Express Scribe is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by NCH Software. Further information on NCH Software can be found here. Usually the Express Scribe program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for uninstalling Express Scribe is C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\scribe.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file occupies 1.61 MB (1689200 bytes) on disk and is called scribe.exe.

The following executables are installed along with Express Scribe. They occupy about 2.55 MB (2672864 bytes) on disk.

  • scribe.exe (1.61 MB)
  • scribesetup_v5.55.exe (960.61 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 5.55 of Express Scribe. You can find below info on other application versions of Express Scribe: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove Express Scribe.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Express Scribe:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\about.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\advemail.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\arrowlist.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\attachment.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\bookmark.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\cd.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\dictation_info.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\dock.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\find.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\float.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\forward.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\help.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\hlp.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\hotkeys.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\index.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\inpdev-altoedgepedal.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\inpdev-compatible.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\inpdev-overview.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\inpdev-vecinusb1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\inpdev-vecinusb2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\inpdev-vpedalvp1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\keys.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\licences.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\licenceterms.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\main.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\mini.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\options-controller.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsdiskusage.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsdisplay.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsfiletypes.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsin.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsinprop.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsother.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsplay.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\optionsspeech.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\recover.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\sdk.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\specialaudio.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\tags.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\vpedal-wireless-foot-pedal.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\word.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\Help\wordlinecount.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\hookappcommand.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\scribesetup_v5.55.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NCH.Scribe.dct\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PotPlayerMini64.AIFF\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PotPlayerMini64.MP3\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PotPlayerMini64.WAV\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PotPlayerMini64.WMA\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aif\Shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.aiff\Shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dct\Shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.mp3\Shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.wav\Shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.wma\Shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WMP11.AssocFile.AIFF\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Scribe

How to erase Express Scribe with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Express Scribe is an application marketed by NCH Software. Frequently, computer users choose to erase this program. This can be hard because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY approach to erase Express Scribe 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Express Scribe or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Express Scribe". The Express Scribe app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Express Scribe in the list of applications, some information about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Express Scribe, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Express Scribe.
Uninstall Express Scribe

8. After uninstalling Express Scribe, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Express Scribe which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Express Scribe with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Express Scribe by NCH Software from your computer, we are not saying that Express Scribe by NCH Software is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Express Scribe supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-13 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-13 05:21:57.813