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Help me remove a program

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#1 samia


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Posted 04 February 2005 - 09:40 AM

Hi Guys,

I just signed up, and I'd like some help. I've a computer with XP that has a program installed however, I can't find it in add/remove programs. And yet I need to remove it. I can see the program under the program bar, but it also doesn't have uninstall. P'se help,


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#2 twistofcain1976


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Posted 04 February 2005 - 09:58 AM

You can try looking in the folder directly associated to the program ?

#3 gud4u


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Posted 04 February 2005 - 11:40 AM

Two approaches:

For both approaches, set a Windows Restore Point first.

As twistofcain1976 suggested, look for an uninstall program in the program's folder. If there, use it.

If the program is not listed in Windows Add/Remove, there is no registry entry for the program. Just delete the program folder.

Hope this helps!

#4 Wally


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Posted 05 February 2005 - 10:07 AM

You could try this program never used it myself but can't do any harm to try. http://www.webattack.com/get/smartuninstaller.shtml

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Posted 05 February 2005 - 07:28 PM

Have you done a search for the folder? Some wildcards may help.

Example: Lets say that the application is called Document. Try different combinations of; Document*.* or *Document.*. Be very careful what you delete. Some files that you find may be legitamite system files. Feel free to post the file you are looking for, and the results of the searches to be sure.
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