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#1 Gabe Aufiero

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:02 AM

If a program doesn't show up in add/remove programs and I want to remove it, is system restore the best option? I've done a search for files with the name of the program etc but none turn up, yet the program appears to still be there. thanks in advance-

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#2 frankp316

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:34 AM

A lot of us use this. And it does create a restore point.




http://www.revouninstaller.com/

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 01:19 PM

Gabe Aufiero,

I don't believe that Revo Uninstaller will work if the program isn't listed in Control Panel --> Add or Remove Programs.

I've done a search for files with the name of the program etc but none turn up, yet the program appears to still be there


Have you tried to delete the program previously? If yes, how did you attempt the deletion.

Where do you see that "the program appears to still be there?"

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 01:43 PM

Are you by chance referring to the Babylon toolbar you mentioned in this topic. If that's the case addons to browsers generally do not appear in add/remove. Those are removed through the browser they are associated with. Each browser has their own way of managing add-ons and plug ins. Let us know which browser and we can assist you better.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 08:17 PM

You can always try AdWare Cleaner that finds and removes old toolbars and other junk etc.

Download Adware Cleaner run it as admin. Click the Search button allow it to run and post the log it creates.
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Edited by noknojon, 08 September 2012 - 05:14 PM.


#6 tg1911

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 09:57 AM

You can always try AdWare Cleaner that finds and removes old toolbars and other junk etc.

Download Adware Cleaner run it as admin. Click the Delete button allow it to run and post the log it creates.
AdWare Cleaner

Adware Cleaner is an "all or nothing" program.
It will remove everything it finds, whether you want the program, or not.
Please read this page, to better understand what it will do, and what precautions should be taken, before using it:
http://www.ghacks.net/2012/04/17/adware-cleaner-remove-babyloon-toolbar-other-unwanted-programs/
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#7 noknojon

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 05:20 PM

Please Note -
I have edited my original post and only asked for a SEARCH from AdWare and the log it creates. Do not hit Delete yet -

From here we can see a log that may contain problems, like added toolbars or other problem programs -

Thank You




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