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Unable to uninstall MSN Gaming Zone


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zorro44

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I had a problem with the gaming zone from MSN so I uninstalled it, I thought. Now when I run a search it shows one file, the file contains several items and I am unable to delete them one by one or the folder itself. I try to delete it and it tells me Unable to Delete Access Denied.........how do I get rid of this file??????
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If you are referring to the MSN Gaming Zone folder in C:\Program Files, no, you cannot delete it. It is a system file and part of XP. It contains the files for Pinball, Free Cell, Hearts, etc. These files remain even if you have "removed" the 'Games' module from "Add/Remove Windows Components."

Once removed from "Add/Remove Windows Components," the 'Gaming Zone' will no longer function. The basic files, however, do remain.
Just leave them alone.
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Yes, you CAN get rid of the MSN gaming bane. Do this

Click Settings
Click Control Panel
CLick Add or Remove programs

It's NOT LISTED, but don't panic. On the left of the display of programs there is an option to Add/Remove Windows Components.

Click Add/Remove Windows Components
Highlight Accessories and Utilities
Click Details
UNCLICK the Games box
Click OK
CLick Next
Click Next or finish or whatever comes up next -- I can't remember

That did it for me!

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