HomeBase 3 HomeBase 3

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\%user%\AppData\Local\Abebooks_Inc\HomeBase.exe_Url_ly0wwiiwkystdpamhhaza4520jejy3s0
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\AbeBooks\HomeBase 3

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Abebooks_Inc\HomeBase.exe_Url_ly0wwiiwkystdpamhhaza4520jejy3s0\3.0.308.0\user.config
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\IsolatedStorage\cm3jxhab.k05\00hd0qd3.gs0\Url.0513qmmov1mh4ur0mt2bad1rfuzcceqp\AssemFiles\Homebase.UI.MainForm.config
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v2.0_32\UsageLogs\HomeBase.exe.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\#!001\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\DOMStore\6BH1XI1K\[1].xml
  • C:\Users\%user%\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\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\
  • 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\
  • 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 on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

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

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

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find HomeBase 3 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HomeBase 3". The HomeBase 3 application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click HomeBase 3 in the list of programs, 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 HomeBase 3, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to uninstall, 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