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A guide to uninstall HomeBase 3 from your computer

HomeBase 3 is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. It is written by AbeBooks. More information about AbeBooks can be seen here. The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\AbeBooks\HomeBase 3 folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for HomeBase 3 is MsiExec.exe /X{ECF43B43-F239-496F-9792-AEEEBF999C6C}. HomeBase 3's primary file takes about 2.22 MB (2326528 bytes) and is called HomeBase.exe.

HomeBase 3 is composed of the following executables which take 2.58 MB (2710016 bytes) on disk:

  • HomeBase.exe (2.22 MB)
  • updater.exe (374.50 KB)

The current page applies to HomeBase 3 version 3.0.308.0 only. You can find below info on other versions of HomeBase 3:

HomeBase 3 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Abebooks_Inc\HomeBase.exe_Url_ly0wwiiwkystdpamhhaza4520jejy3s0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\AbeBooks\HomeBase 3

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Abebooks_Inc\HomeBase.exe_Url_ly0wwiiwkystdpamhhaza4520jejy3s0\3.0.308.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\IsolatedStorage\cm3jxhab.k05\00hd0qd3.gs0\Url.0513qmmov1mh4ur0mt2bad1rfuzcceqp\AssemFiles\Homebase.UI.MainForm.config
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v2.0_32\UsageLogs\HomeBase.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\#!001\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\DOMStore\6BH1XI1K\www.homebase.co[1].xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\AbeBooks\HomeBase 3\updates\updates.aiu
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{ECF43B43-F239-496F-9792-AEEEBF999C6C}\controlPanelIcon.exe

Usually the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\homebase.co.uk
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\www.homebase.co.uk
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\homebase.co.uk
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\www.homebase.co.uk
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\AbeBooks\HomeBase 3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\34B34FCE932FF6947929EAEEFB99C9C6
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{ECF43B43-F239-496F-9792-AEEEBF999C6C}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\Geolocation\HostConsent\www.homebase.co.uk
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\34B34FCE932FF6947929EAEEFB99C9C6\ProductName

How to erase HomeBase 3 from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HomeBase 3 is an application released by AbeBooks. Some users try to uninstall it. This is easier said than done because performing this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY manner to uninstall HomeBase 3 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate HomeBase 3 or simply click the Search field and type in "HomeBase 3". The HomeBase 3 application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click HomeBase 3 in the list , the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding HomeBase 3, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HomeBase 3.
Uninstall HomeBase 3

8. After removing HomeBase 3, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong HomeBase 3 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HomeBase 3 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove HomeBase 3 by AbeBooks from your computer, we are not saying that HomeBase 3 by AbeBooks is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove HomeBase 3 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-26 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-26 11:41:49.970