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Removing Game Explorer

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Best Answer Yisroel , 03 July 2019 - 11:01 PM

Possbile that you deleted one of those files but there are two (on 64 bit systems). Can you try downloading this Batch file and runnning it as Administrator (right-click it in the fo... Go to the full post »


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Dr. Schnellinger (Again)

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Hello.
 
How can I remove once and for all the F*#%+" Windows Game Explorer?
 
Is there any service I must stop?
 
 
It won't let me play my games, Diner Dash, The Sims 2, Conflict Desert Storm 2, and others.
I would like to prevent it from even installing, like when you remove things from Windows XP with nLite.
 
A while ago I tried deleting the f- file gameux.dll using the Mini-WindowsXP that comes with Hiren's BootCD 15.2, and it didn't work, I even deleted it from winsxs.
 
 
I can't post pictures because the site says You are not allowed to use that image extension on this community

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Hi Dr. Schnellinger,

 

You sound very frustrated with the Windows Game Explorer

 

Maybe this guide on how to Disable or Turn off Default Windows 7 Games & remove them from Start Menu helps you?

 

If you can't upload a picture you can always upload it to a sire like imgur.com and share the link.


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Thanks for the help, Yisroel, but that didn't work, my games won't launch yet.

 

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✓  Best Answer

Possbile that you deleted one of those files but there are two (on 64 bit systems).

 

Can you try downloading this Batch file and runnning it as Administrator (right-click it in the folder and choose Run as Administrator)?

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Yisroel, you kind sir are a fukken genius!!!

 

It worked. I executed the batch file as admin, went to the SysWOW64 folder and deleted the cursed gameux.

 

I will include this in the next time I retouch my Win7 setup.

 

Many thanks for your help!

 

 

Reason for editing: Adding a screenshot.

 

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Edited by Dr. Schnellinger (Again), 04 July 2019 - 05:28 AM.

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:thumbsup:

 

Happy to have helped. The credit for the actual fix goes to sdafasdfadsfadf over at the Microsoft Community


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