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A guide to uninstall Reader for PC from your computer

Reader for PC is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Sony Corporation. Additional info about Sony Corporation can be seen here. You can see more info on Reader for PC at . The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ReaderDesktop directory (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /I{CF5B430D-C563-4EE6-803D-A8A133DFCE5E} is the full command line if you want to remove Reader for PC. The program's main executable file has a size of 7.28 MB (7629160 bytes) on disk and is labeled Reader.exe.

Reader for PC installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 8.92 MB (9353576 bytes) on disk.

  • Reader.exe (7.28 MB)
  • ReaderAppHelper.exe (872.00 KB)
  • ReaderDeviceHelper.exe (304.00 KB)
  • UwcHelperApp.exe (508.00 KB)

The current page applies to Reader for PC version only. You can find below a few links to other Reader for PC versions: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and Windows registry entries can not be deleted when you want to remove Reader for PC from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Reader for PC from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ReaderDesktop

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Reader for PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ReaderDesktop\aacdecdll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ReaderDesktop\appHelper\data\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ReaderDesktop\appHelper\DriveManager.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ReaderDesktop\appHelper\drm.xsb

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\D034B5FC365C6EE408D38A1A33FDECE5

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\acsmfile\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\acsmfile\shell\Open\Command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ebss\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\epubfile\DefaultIcon\

A way to erase Reader for PC from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Reader for PC is a program by Sony Corporation. Some computer users want to remove this application. Sometimes this is hard because deleting this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY manner to remove Reader for PC is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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

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

5. All the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Reader for PC or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Reader for PC". If it is installed on your PC the Reader for PC application will be found very quickly. When you click Reader for PC in the list , the following information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Reader for PC, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Reader for PC:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{CF5B430D-C563-4EE6-803D-A8A133DFCE5E}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Reader for PC.
Uninstall Reader for PC

8. After uninstalling Reader for PC, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Reader for PC that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Reader for PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Reader for PC by Sony Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Reader for PC by Sony Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Reader for PC in case 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.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 17:16:08.957