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Is there a good utility for uninstalling software?

by Outlaweyes / January 4, 2013 1:25 AM PST

I have a program on my Windows 7 computer that I can't get rid of. It's RCA easyRip, a utility that came with an RCA/Pearl TH1702-A MP3 player. The RCA-provided method for removal is Start-All Programs-RCA easyRip-Uninstall RCA easyRip. This procedure doesn't work. Neither does the Windows Control Panel uninstall. I can't even update the player's firmware to see if that helps, because it won't update unless I downgrade IE to IE 8 (or 6 or 7). I need a utility that uninstalls programs. Is there one?

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I've used Revo.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2013 1:28 AM PST
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Revo removed it.
by Outlaweyes / January 4, 2013 3:42 AM PST
In reply to: I've used Revo.

Thanks. Revo took it out (and a couple of other "volunteers" I noticed when I was in the remove-programs screen.) Glad it did, 'cause I don't know exactly what you mean by "manual" removal, unless you mean delete the files/directories and then mess with the registry. But I'm good to go now.

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My usual manual uninstall.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2013 1:18 AM PST
In reply to: Revo removed it.

You got the delete files part right but I rarely use the registry editing. I use something like CCLEANER or REVO to remove items from the Add/Remove Programs List (that's a list, nothing more!)

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