Follow the Right Way to Uninstall Nero Burning ROM on Your Windows PC

  • Ian Stagg
  • Jul 04,2019
  • MP3 & Audio Software

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App Details: Nero Burning ROM is a professional utility software for burning CDs, DVDs or Blu-rays discs on your Windows PC. Nero Burning ROM 2019, the latest version for Windows users, is part of the Nero Multimedia Suite, but is also available as a stand-alone product. You can download the trial to test if it meets your demand, and pay for a license if you want to continue using it after the trial expires.

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User Report: “How do I uninstall Nero Burning ROM totally from my system? I can’t find this software in the Programs & Features pane. Now I cannot install Windows updates because of the existence of Nero Burning ROM. Could anyone help?”

This post is written to solve the problems that may occur during the uninstallation of Nero Burning ROM. If you run into troubles, try to find the solution in this post.

>> How to uninstall Nero Burning ROM on your Windows?

If Nero Burning ROM is installed properly, it should be listed in the Control Panel > Programs & Features, and that is where you can activate the Windows Installer applet to remove unwanted programs. Follow the specific steps for your Windows version:

  • (Windows 10)
    – Right click on the Start menu and choose App and Features on the top
    – On the right pane, scroll down to locate Nero Burning ROM, and click the entry
    – Click the Uninstall button that appears below, and click Uninstall again

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  • (Windows 8)
    – Right click on the Start menu and then choose Programs and Features in the list
    – Highlight Nero Burning ROM in the list, and click on the Uninstall/Change link

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  • (Windows 7)
    – Hit the Windows key on the keyboard (or click Start icon) and choose Control Panel
    – Click the Uninstall a program link under the Programs heading
    – Scroll through to locate Acer Portal, and click on Uninstall/Change link above

As the Windows Installer window pops up, click Yes button to uninstall Nero Burning ROM. After the uninstallation completes, save all your works and reboot your PC.

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>> How to troubleshoot issues during the manual uninstallation?

You should be able to finish the uninstall by the aforementioned steps. But what if things don’t go smooth? Some users report that they encounter problems during the process, such as the uninstaller does not show up, or the uninstallation is interrupted by unknown error. How to troubleshoot the issues if you have any of them?

1. terminate associated processes before the uninstall

Before uninstalling a software you are supposed to shut it down and terminate associated background processes. Otherwise, error message could arise to interrupt normal uninstallation, and the program components that are in use will not be deleted.

  • Right click the taskbar and select Task Manager option
  • Select associated background processes in Processes tab
  • Click End Task to terminated them one by one

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2: reinstall Nero Burning ROM if it has been corrupted

When the Windows Installer does not show up after you click the Uninstall button in Control Panel, it could be possible that the software you want to uninstall has been damaged and the executive files are missing to activate the uninstall wizard. Even worse, Nero Burning ROM does not show up in the list of installed programs.

If you are in that situation, try to reinstall Nero Burning ROM to fix the corrupted version, and then carry out the standard uninstall like we discuss in previous section.

3: delete invalid entries in Registry after the uninstall

The program leftovers in Registry could cause many problems. For instance, the program has been uninstalled but the system still report its existence. How to carry out a thorough removal in the crucial registry? Follow the instructions shown below:

  • (Right) click Start and then click Run to launch Run dialog box
  • Type “regedit” in the Open: box and press Enter to activate Registry Editor
  • If you are prompted by UAC for confirmation, click Yes
  • Click Find on the Edit menu in the Registry Editor
  • Type the keyword(s) of Nero Burning ROM or its vendor in the search box

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  • Click Find Next (and then hit F3) to locate and delete associated keys/values

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Warning: don’t make any modification on Registry before backing up the whole database. If you mistakenly delete something in it, you can still reverse the change.

>> How to totally remove Nero Burning ROM in simple steps?

If that is the question that comes to your mind after reading the sections above, you should really check this short section first. Now watch the clip to get the answer.

So, Bloatware Uninstaller could help you uninstall Nero Burning ROM within clicks:

  • Double click to run Bloatware Uninstaller and scan all installed programs
  • Select Nero Burning ROM in the list and then click Run Analysis button

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  • After the scanning is done, click Complete Uninstall to activate default uninstaller
  • Click Yes in pop-up window and follow the prompts to complete uninstallation
  • Click Scan Leftovers to search for Nero Burning ROM leftovers in the system

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  • Keep every box ticked and click Delete Leftover to start thorough removal
  • Click Yes in the dialogue to permanently delete all Nero Burning ROM leftovers

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Click the Download button below to get this professional removal tool on your PC.

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