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When I moved, I left the printer that was installed on my computer behind. So once I got here, I went to uninstall and it said it uninstalled it, but now whenever I turn my computer on, its searching for the programs that went with it, and trying to install them, asking me where the install exe is. I have no idea how to stop this! :tazz: Help! :)
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They should also be in add remove, eg Dell all in one will install Dell Picture Studio and Paint shop photo album as seperate entities
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It isn't in Add/Remove. It's not even in Control Panel-Printers. But it keeps wanting to install the programs. And it shows and HP category in my Start-Programs... But when I click on the uninstall in there it does absolutly nothing! :tazz:
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Click start, search, include hidden and system files, look for the printer, or anything HP, send any which relate to the printer to the recycle bin, leave them there until you reboot to check the PC is running OK

You only need to empty the recycle bin if you need the room

If you get access denied, click start, run, type msconfig then press then start up, remove ticks from any entries for the printer, click apply reboot, try to remove them

Another thing is using Move On Boot, which will let you get rid of almost anything, so be careful with it

http://www.snapfiles...moveonboot.html
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