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Ad-Aware Botched install

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#1 Barajiqal


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Posted 09 July 2010 - 09:19 AM

Before I started working for this company one of the former IT guys installed ad-aware on most of the machines here. The Problem being that several of his installs are corrupt. These took place a few years ago and uninstalling via the add/remove programs is not functional. Is there a removal tool out there for ad-aware, we no longer use it and would like to purge it from the few systems with the botched installs? All machines in this case are XP - SP3.

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 10:19 AM

Yes revo uninstall tool click this link http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninst...e_download.html then download the freeware version or if you want you can purchase it !

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 10:33 AM

Sorry guys, but I use Revo, and it doesn't work unless the API in the control pannel can be called. Only the pro version will uninstall remnants that are left over for you.

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#4 RedDawn


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Posted 09 July 2010 - 05:54 PM


Try installing the same version of Ad-Aware again, on top of the corrupted install, then try to uninstall.

You don't mention which version you are having the problem with, but the current and previous versions can be found HERE.

There is also AppRemover. Although it only lists support for version.8.x, it may still be worth a shot.

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