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How to uninstall Nero 8 Essentials from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove Nero 8 Essentials for Windows. It is developed by Nero AG. More information on Nero AG can be found here. You can get more details related to Nero 8 Essentials at . The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8 folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove Nero 8 Essentials by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{C9FFC925-E27E-436E-A2DF-652324D51033}. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. nero.exe is the Nero 8 Essentials's primary executable file and it takes about 38.85 MB (40736040 bytes) on disk.

Nero 8 Essentials installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 104.89 MB (109984680 bytes) on disk.

  • UNNERO.exe (949.29 KB)
  • ltnlt.exe (1.54 MB)
  • NeDwFileHelper.exe (26.29 KB)
  • nero.exe (38.85 MB)
  • discinfo.exe (389.29 KB)
  • CoverDes.exe (6.12 MB)
  • NeroHome.exe (749.29 KB)
  • NeroMediaHome.exe (4.82 MB)
  • NMMediaServer.exe (4.26 MB)
  • Recode.exe (11.25 MB)
  • ShowTime.exe (5.88 MB)
  • NeroInFDiscCopy.exe (117.29 KB)
  • NeroStartSmart.exe (18.68 MB)
  • DiscSpeed.exe (3.18 MB)
  • DriveSpeed.exe (2.02 MB)
  • InfoTool.exe (4.26 MB)
  • NeroBurnRights.exe (1,009.29 KB)
  • NeroVision.exe (875.79 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Nero 8 Essentials version 8.3.630 only. You can find here a few links to other Nero 8 Essentials versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Nero 8 Essentials we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\ProUserNameram Files\Nero\Nero8

Files remaining:
  • C:\ProUserNameram Files\Nero\Nero8\Adobe\encwiz.dll
  • C:\ProUserNameram Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BurninUserName Rom\BCUserNameCBPRO860u80.dll
  • C:\ProUserNameram Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BurninUserName Rom\BCUserNamePOleAcc.dll
  • C:\ProUserNameram Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BurninUserName Rom\CDI\CDI_TEXT.FNT

Many times the following registry data will not be removed:

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\CoverDes.exe\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\nero.exe\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0043E42E-38FB-40B0-8FD9-4A3F9E8F1A2C}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{01D74AFA-5DA5-4F8C-A6DE-2DF4DC62E00A}\InprocServer32\

How to remove Nero 8 Essentials from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Nero 8 Essentials is an application released by Nero AG. Some people choose to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because performing this manually requires some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE approach to erase Nero 8 Essentials 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Nero 8 Essentials or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Nero 8 Essentials". If it is installed on your PC the Nero 8 Essentials program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Nero 8 Essentials in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Nero 8 Essentials, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Nero 8 Essentials:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{C9FFC925-E27E-436E-A2DF-652324D51033}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Nero 8 Essentials.
Uninstall Nero 8 Essentials

8. After removing Nero 8 Essentials, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Nero 8 Essentials which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Nero 8 Essentials using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove Nero 8 Essentials by Nero AG from your PC, we are not saying that Nero 8 Essentials by Nero AG is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Nero 8 Essentials in case you want to. 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' PCs.

2016-06-27 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 03:45:04.453