Zotero Zotero

A way to uninstall Zotero from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Zotero for Windows. It is made by Zotero. Open here where you can read more on Zotero. The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Zotero Standalone directory. Keep in mind that this location can vary being determined by the user's preference. The entire uninstall command line for Zotero is MsiExec.exe /I{5C60F060-A8F0-4067-A8A2-E63C10A31323}. zotero.exe is the Zotero's primary executable file and it occupies about 152.41 KB (156064 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Zotero. They take 1.24 MB (1298776 bytes) on disk.

  • zotero.exe (152.41 KB)
  • helper.exe (520.51 KB)
  • crashreporter.exe (104.50 KB)
  • plugin-container.exe (134.00 KB)
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe (19.50 KB)
  • updater.exe (250.92 KB)
  • xulrunner.exe (86.50 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Zotero version 4.0.23 only.

How to uninstall Zotero from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Zotero is an application offered by Zotero. Some computer users decide to uninstall this application. This is troublesome because removing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall Zotero 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 already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

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

5. All the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Zotero or simply click the Search feature and type in "Zotero". The Zotero app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Zotero in the list , the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Zotero, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Zotero.
Uninstall Zotero

8. After removing Zotero, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Zotero which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Zotero with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Zotero by Zotero from your PC, nor are we saying that Zotero by Zotero is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Zotero in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-06-21 16:21:09.457