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How do I unistall a program when Add/Remove Programs fails?


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#1 bibdilly

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 05:29 AM

in order to free-up some disc space I have tried to uninstall a previous version of Autocad Architecture (2010) from my computer. When I try to use Add/Remove Programs the uninstall fails with a message 'The handle is invalid'

Is there an alternative way of uninstalling the program. I couldn't find a solution on Autodesk's website. I am running Windows XP SP3.

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 05:50 AM

Have You used Revo Uninstaller yet Free Version -
It can remove almost any program for you -
After uninstall check in Windows Explorer to see if any traces remain, or use the Search function - Click on Search > at the bottom Use search Helper > Click all files and folders then just type the name of the program to see if any items remain -

Thank You -

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 06:03 AM

Thank you. I will try that and let you know how I get on.

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 07:55 AM

That worked well. Thank you for the reply.




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