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How do I get rid of programs


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justenhansen

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Hello. There are some programs (that came on the computer I think) that won't uninstall from add/remove programs. Some of thieir folders are still in Program Files, but some are not. Should I just delete their folders from Program Files? How then do I get them off of the registry? What's the best way of getting rid of these suckers. Thanks for your time, Justen
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Facedown98

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Hi. Sometimes your system needs some of those folders. It's not that way in all cases however. To clean things up from the registery, I would suggest CCleaner. Donwload and install it from www.ccleaner.com ... That will clean any errors in the registry and uninstall files, etc. Let us know how you do.
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Sometimes,you'll find that you cant remove a program by simply selecting "delete".You may have to go to the programs folder and look for the 'Uninstall" file/option.Also,should that not work,you can boot into safe mode with and delete the file/program. Hope this helps.

Edited by IllEffect, 29 August 2006 - 11:16 AM.

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