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How to uninstall Nero from your computer

Nero is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by Nero AG. You can read more on Nero AG or check for application updates here. More details about Nero can be found at . The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero folder. Take into account that this location can vary depending on the user's decision. You can remove Nero by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\unins000.exe. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file is labeled nero.exe and it has a size of 12.47 MB (13075752 bytes).

Nero contains of the executables below. They take 13.13 MB (13766475 bytes) on disk.

  • unins000.exe (674.53 KB)
  • nero.exe (12.47 MB)

This info is about Nero version alone. After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ahead\Nero Burning ROM
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Nero

The files below were left behind on your disk by Nero's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Ahead\AudioPlugins\AReadyLB_Nero.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Nero_Nero 2020_Nero Burning ROM_StartNBR_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Nero_Nero ControlCenter_NCC_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Nero_Nero CoverDesigner_CoverDes_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Nero_Nero KnowHow PLUS_NeroKnowHowPLUS_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Nero_unins000_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ahead\Nero Burning ROM\NeroHistory.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ahead\Nero Burning ROM\UserImages.bmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Nero\Nero Start\config.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Nero\Nero Start\NeroStartSettings.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Nero\Nero Start\pageList.json

Generally the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\nero.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ahead\Nero - Burning Rom
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nero
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Ahead\Installation\Families\Nero 7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Ahead\Nero - Burning Rom
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Nero7_is1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nero

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-4089983082-2948715192-3300361647-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Core\nero.exe

A way to remove Nero from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Nero is a program offered by the software company Nero AG. Sometimes, computer users want to uninstall this application. This is easier said than done because performing this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK approach to uninstall Nero 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 good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Nero or simply activate the Search field and type in "Nero". The Nero app will be found automatically. After you click Nero in the list of programs, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Nero, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Nero

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Nero
Uninstall Nero

8. After removing Nero, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Nero that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Nero with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Nero by Nero AG from your PC, nor are we saying that Nero by Nero AG is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Nero in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:56:41.590