Nero Nero

A guide to uninstall Nero from your PC

Nero is a software application. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your PC. Nero is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 12\Nero Burning ROM folder, subject to the user's option. Nero's primary file takes about 29.66 MB (31097752 bytes) and is called NeroExpress.exe.

Nero contains of the executables below. They take 68.92 MB (72269567 bytes) on disk.

  • NeroExpress.exe (29.66 MB)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe (2.19 MB)
  • NeroCmd.exe (177.90 KB)
  • NeroDiscMerge.exe (4.21 MB)
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe (2.86 MB)
  • NMDllHost.exe (104.79 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (73.57 KB) to view all... Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Nero.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Nero:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Nero
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Nero

The files below were left behind on your disk by Nero when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\COPYING.LGPL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\libmfxhw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\libmfxsw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\NeAVCEnc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\NeImageDec.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\NeMpeg2Enc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\NeMpeg4Part2Enc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\NeVP6Dec.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\Nvdec.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nero\SharedVideoCodecs\README
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStore\MQPTXTAY\www.nero[1].xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Nero\Gracenote\DA50BE6B47D63B71CCC9FD6A15E8BB8A.user
  • 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\Roaming\Nero\Uninstall.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.AutoPlay
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.cue.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.img.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.iso.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nbs.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nbv.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.ncp.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nds.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nhb.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nhd.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nhf.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nhv.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nmd.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nr3.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nr4.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrb.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrc.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrd.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nre.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrg.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrh.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nri.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrj.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrm.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrs.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nru.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.BurningROM.15.nrv.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.CoverDesigner.12.cdc.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.CoverDesigner.12.ncd.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.CoverDesigner.12.nct.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.CoverDesigner.12.ncw.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.12.nrj.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.AutoPlay
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.cue.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.img.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.iso.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nbs.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nbv.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nhb.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nhd.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nhf.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nhv.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nmd.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nr3.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nr4.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrb.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrc.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrd.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nre.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrg.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrh.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nri.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrj.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrm.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrs.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nru.2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.Express.15.nrv.2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nero
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Nero
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nero

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\nero.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\nero.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2688572778-1971855438-1655680485-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 2015\Nero Burning ROM\nero.exe

A way to uninstall Nero using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Some people decide to uninstall this application. This is efortful because removing this manually requires some experience regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall Nero is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Nero or simply click the Search field and type in "Nero". The Nero program will be found automatically. After you select Nero in the list , some information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Nero, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Nero.
Uninstall Nero

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

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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2015-01-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130