Sibelius Sibelius

How to uninstall Sibelius from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Sibelius for Windows. It was created for Windows by Avid Technology. Further information on Avid Technology can be seen here. More details about Sibelius can be found at . The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius folder. Take into account that this path can vary being determined by the user's choice. You can uninstall Sibelius by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{6420DC80-3BCF-4C96-A209-B0C5D26E140D}. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for admin rights. Sibelius.exe is the Sibelius's primary executable file and it occupies approximately 62.06 MB (65074680 bytes) on disk.

Sibelius installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 63.05 MB (66108400 bytes) on disk.

  • AvidCrashReporter.exe (454.00 KB)
  • AvidInspector.exe (33.00 KB)
  • RegTool.exe (476.99 KB)
  • Report.exe (45.50 KB)
  • Sibelius.exe (62.06 MB)

The current web page applies to Sibelius version only. Click on the links below for other Sibelius versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove Sibelius.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Avid\Sibelius

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\AvidCrashReporter.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\AvidInspector.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\dbghelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\IssProc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\IssProcLanguage.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\Licenses\LICENSE.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\Licenses\ThirdParty\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\MP3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\phonon_backend\phonon_ds94.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\phonon4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\PlogueEngine_x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\portaudio_x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtCore4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtGui4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtNetwork4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\qtplugins\accessible\qtaccessiblewidgets4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\qtplugins\imageformats\qgif4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\qtplugins\imageformats\qjpeg4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\qtplugins\imageformats\qsvg4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\qtplugins\imageformats\qtiff4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtScript4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtSvg4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtTest4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtWebKit4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtXml4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\RegTool.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\Report.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\SARILib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\Sibelius Rewire Device_x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\Sibelius.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\taglib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\UnifiedLibrary.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Downloaded Installations\{A678583E-C260-4A7F-ACAC-887AD57B1D53}\Sibelius.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_Avid_Sibelius_Sibelius_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Avid\Sibelius\PlogueEngine\PlogueEngine_x64.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Sibelius_2020.3_Win.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Factory Cache 4.8\com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface:\C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Plugin Cache 4.8.false\C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Avid\Sibelius
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\08CD0246FCB369C42A900B5C2DE641D0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8DB2C32682B189F45B879E1D93282796
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6420DC80-3BCF-4C96-A209-B0C5D26E140D}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Propellerhead Software\ReWire\Sibelius

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\08CD0246FCB369C42A900B5C2DE641D0\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8DB2C32682B189F45B879E1D93282796\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{6420DC80-3BCF-4C96-A209-B0C5D26E140D}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3818665499-2937676077-3039035993-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files\Avid\Sibelius\Sibelius.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3818665499-2937676077-3039035993-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\Downloads\~PHOTO's\Avid.Sibelius.v8.1.0.Incl.Emulator-R2R\Install_Sibelius.exe

A way to delete Sibelius from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Sibelius is an application offered by the software company Avid Technology. Sometimes, people want to erase it. This can be easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK way to erase Sibelius 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Sibelius or simply activate the Search field and type in "Sibelius". If it is installed on your PC the Sibelius program will be found very quickly. When you select Sibelius in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Sibelius, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Sibelius:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{6420DC80-3BCF-4C96-A209-B0C5D26E140D}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Sibelius.
Uninstall Sibelius

8. After uninstalling Sibelius, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Sibelius which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Sibelius using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Sibelius by Avid Technology from your PC, nor are we saying that Sibelius by Avid Technology is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Sibelius supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-26 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-26 14:50:17.507