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How to Deal with Access Denied Message When Deleting Program

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#1 Crystal Starr

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Posted 01 April 2005 - 09:03 AM

I had installed a program on my computer XP and when I tried to delete it some of the files would not delete - message said access denied, were they write protected etc.

Is there a way to delete such files. I am a beginner and am angry that the downloaded software included this aspect. Is that common?

I need help.



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#2 tg1911


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Posted 01 April 2005 - 09:34 AM

You shouldn't delete an installed program.
You should use Add/Remove, in the Control Panel.

If you deleted it, try reinstalling the program, then use Add/Remove to remove it.

If these are left over files, from an Add/Remove, try deleting them in Safe mode.
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