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A guide to uninstall calibre from your computer

This page is about calibre for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Kovid Goyal. Go over here for more details on Kovid Goyal. More details about calibre can be seen at . Usually the calibre application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Calibre2 folder, depending on the user's option during install. calibre's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{7AF6603B-28B4-41FE-B862-D7D711645C80}. calibre.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 168.00 KB (172032 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in calibre. They take 3.99 MB (4183552 bytes) on disk.

  • calibre-complete.exe (24.00 KB)
  • calibre-customize.exe (24.00 KB)
  • calibre-debug.exe (24.00 KB)
  • calibre-parallel.exe (24.00 KB)
  • calibre-recycle.exe (24.00 KB)
  • calibre-server.exe (24.00 KB)
  • calibre-smtp.exe (24.00 KB)
  • calibre.exe (168.00 KB)
  • calibredb.exe (24.00 KB)
  • ebook-convert.exe (24.00 KB)
  • ebook-device.exe (24.00 KB)
  • ebook-meta.exe (24.00 KB)
  • ebook-polish.exe (24.00 KB)
  • ebook-viewer.exe (74.00 KB)
  • fetch-ebook-metadata.exe (24.00 KB)
  • lrf2lrs.exe (24.00 KB)
  • lrfviewer.exe (74.00 KB)
  • lrs2lrf.exe (24.00 KB)
  • markdown-calibre.exe (24.00 KB)
  • pdfinfo.exe (996.00 KB)
  • pdftohtml.exe (1.18 MB)
  • pdftoppm.exe (1.13 MB)
  • web2disk.exe (24.00 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to calibre version 1.4.0 only. You can find below a few links to other calibre versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall calibre.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Calibre2
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\calibre - E-book Management
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\calibre-cache
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\calibre

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Calibre2\calibre.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Calibre2\calibre-complete.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Calibre2\calibre-customize.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Calibre2\calibredb.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\calibre.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\calibre
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\calibre
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7AF6603B-28B4-41FE-B862-D7D711645C80}

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\calibre.exe\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7AF6603B-28B4-41FE-B862-D7D711645C80}\InstallLocation

How to delete calibre from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

calibre is an application marketed by the software company Kovid Goyal. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because removing this manually requires some know-how related to PCs. One of the best EASY solution to uninstall calibre is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

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

5. All the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find calibre or simply activate the Search feature and type in "calibre". If it is installed on your PC the calibre program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click calibre in the list , the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding calibre, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for calibre:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{7AF6603B-28B4-41FE-B862-D7D711645C80}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall calibre.
Uninstall calibre

8. After removing calibre, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong calibre that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing calibre using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, 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

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove calibre by Kovid Goyal from your computer, nor are we saying that calibre by Kovid Goyal is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove calibre 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' computers.

2016-06-23 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 14:34:26.500