A guide to uninstall NOOK for PC from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove NOOK for PC for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Further information on can be found here. The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Barnes & Noble\BNDesktopReader folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files (x86)\Barnes & Noble\BNDesktopReader\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall NOOK for PC. The application's main executable file is named BNDReader.exe and occupies 6.51 MB (6826496 bytes).

NOOK for PC contains of the executables below. They take 6.67 MB (6989540 bytes) on disk.

  • BNDReader.exe (6.51 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (159.22 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of NOOK for PC. You can find below a few links to other NOOK for PC releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling NOOK for PC we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Barnes & Noble\NOOK for PC

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Welcome Center\Content\item130\120\nook_PC_48.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Welcome Center\Content\item130\120\nook_PC_48.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Welcome Center\Content\item130\144\nook_PC_48.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Welcome Center\Content\item130\144\nook_PC_48.png

Generally the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BN_DesktopReader

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BN_DesktopReader\UninstallString

A way to erase NOOK for PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

NOOK for PC is an application marketed by the software company Some computer users want to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK manner to uninstall NOOK for PC 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

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

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

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate NOOK for PC or simply activate the Search feature and type in "NOOK for PC". If it is installed on your PC the NOOK for PC program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select NOOK for PC in the list of apps, some data about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about NOOK for PC, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall NOOK for PC.
Uninstall NOOK for PC

8. After uninstalling NOOK for PC, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong NOOK for PC which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling NOOK for PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove NOOK for PC by from your PC, nor are we saying that NOOK for PC by is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove NOOK for PC supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:14:12.007