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How do I uninstall a program that doesn't have an uninstalling command or it's not in the add/remove programs in the control panel?

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The first thing you should do is check if the program is listed in Start->All Programs, and if it is there may be an uninstall shortcut there in it's sub-menu.

If there isn't one there, then find that application's folder in C:\Program Files and see if there's a file within it which runs the uninstaller. It could have one of several names such as:
Unwise.exe
Uninst.exe
Remove.exe
**wipeout.exe (the asterisks denote any character)

Finally, if the above proves fruitless, you can delete the application's folder in C:\Program Files (make sure the app itself isn't running). Then you need to remove it's entries from the Windows Registry, but since messing with that can 'break' Windows if you delete the wrong entries, I suggest you use a trustworthy utility for the purpose, such as 'RegSupreme 1.3' which is free for 30 days from here:
http://www.macecraft.com/regsupreme/
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