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#1 brstafford

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 12:39 PM

:flowers: I installed the game Space Colony on my PC. A few months later I did some type of "clean-up" on my laptop where it puts the computer in the same condition it was in on whatever previous date you indicate. At least thats what I thought, I'm a little tech handicapped. :thumbsup: Anyways, now I can't uninstall the game. The window that pops up says that "the file cannot be found". I also can't even play the game. Sometimes a window will pop up that says "could not authenticate the disk" but after a few times it will start. But the game won't really run, the screen is black w/o sound. The game is still taking up a lot of space on my computer so I either want to be able to uninstall it or at least play it! What should I do?

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#2 Walkman

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 01:22 PM

The two best suggestion I have would be to:

1. Find the folder where the game is installed at, then delete it.....
2. Delete all references of that program using a registry cleaner. A good one is http://www.eusing.com/free_registry_cleane...try_cleaner.htm

I may not explain it correctly, but when you delete, or try to delete a program and then afterwards go to the Windows Restore Point, if there is a problem....... you make the un-installation of that program worse.... and on top of that,, you load it on to your restored os.

Once you uninstall a program,,, NEVER go straight to the Restore Point that is built in Windows. you'll make things worse.

#3 Wizdabest

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Posted 02 December 2006 - 10:40 AM

What about trying to reinstall the game to see if that fixes any problems?

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Posted 04 December 2006 - 06:22 PM

Go to the Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs then find Space Colony and uninstall it, if its not there then likely its not installed on the computer anymore.
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