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Clearing Ms Sql Entry


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#1 labs

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 01:54 PM

Long story short: I had installed ACT to manage my customer list on my laptop running XP Home. Had a problem with ACT and uninstalled it. Now when I try to re-install it tells me I must clear a SQL entry entitled "MSSQL$ACT7. Try as I may Ican not delete this enrty because of many different .dll files.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 08:17 AM

Hi labs.
From looking around, it appears completely removing ACT from your system can be difficult at times as it binds itself to other programs. A list of those DLL's that prevent you from removing the "MSSQL$ACT7" folder may point to were the binding is.
I found a manual removal procedure for ACT7\2005 but it is long and tedious.
Are there any services or msconfig starup entries still left from the ACT uninstall?




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