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How to uninstall Express Scribe from your PC

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\scribe.exe
  • 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\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\VLC.aif\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VLC.aiff\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VLC.mp3\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VLC.wav\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VLC.wma\shell\Transcribe with Express Scribe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Scribe

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\scribe.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\NCH Software\Scribe\scribe.exe.FriendlyAppName

A way to uninstall Express Scribe from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Express Scribe is a program offered by the software company NCH Software. Some people choose to erase it. Sometimes this is hard because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE 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 a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and number 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 tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Express Scribe or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Express Scribe". If it exists on your system the Express Scribe program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Express Scribe in the list of programs, the following data about the application is available to you:

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

8. After uninstalling Express Scribe, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Express Scribe which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Express Scribe using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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, nor are we saying that Express Scribe by NCH Software is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Express Scribe in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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