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System restore ?

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#1 calval


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Posted 10 February 2005 - 10:54 PM

I download a couple free trial software programs for burning DVD's and decided that I didn't want to buy them so I did a system restore instead of uninstalling them thinking that if they had made any changes to my registry the system restore would change it back. But even though the program are gone there are still folders on my C drive with the names of those program with a few files in them. Did I do the right thing or should I have uninstalled them? Do I need to delete those folders?
Thanks, Val

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#2 Grinler


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Posted 11 February 2005 - 12:05 AM

System restore never deletes program files, it only resets the registry data. The best method is to uninstall the programs frmo add/remove programs. Since you restored back to a config probably from before they were installed you can safely delete those files

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