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Add & Remove in Control Panel

by Richard52 / April 22, 2004 8:58 PM PDT

When I try to remove a program I get "Could not open
install.log File" does anyone know how i can remove it ?

XP windows

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Re:Add & Remove in Control Panel
by Themisive / April 22, 2004 9:10 PM PDT

I assume that you're talking of a file install.log in a programme folder. If that's the case, reboot, open Winddows Explorer, and delete the folder, that should remove the file as well, rebooting afterwards. You reboot before to shut down any programme using that file! Also, check for spyware or malaware.

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Re:Re:Add & Remove in Control Panel
by Richard52 / April 23, 2004 10:53 PM PDT

I am using windows XP, I can't find "Windows Explorer" on it.I have a program "PCdocrx" in
my add and remove programs in the control panel.
When I try to remove it in the "add and remove programs" I get the following message "Could Not Open Install.Log File"
Any help would be appreciated
Thx Rick

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Re:Re:Re:Add & Remove in Control Panel
by glb613 / April 23, 2004 11:00 PM PDT

You find Windows Explorer by going to start>all programs>accessaries.

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Re:Re:Re:Add & Remove in Control Panel
by bently / April 24, 2004 12:02 AM PDT

Richard, press the "WinKey and F" to get the Search menu, then type in EXPLORER.

You should get "WINDOWS EXPLORER", as one of the results.

RIGHT click it and then click CREATE SHORTCUT.

That should put the Explorer icon on your desktop.


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Re:this may help you
by jonah jones / April 24, 2004 12:34 AM PDT
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Re:to run 'windows explorer'
by jonah jones / April 24, 2004 12:36 AM PDT

click "Start" -->Run --> explorer --> OK

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Re:Re:Re:Add & Remove in Control Panel
by Tufenuf / April 24, 2004 12:51 AM PDT

Richard52, Click Start/Programs/PCdocrx and see if there's a uninstall entry listed. If there is double click it and see if that uninstalls it. If there isn't go into Windows Explorer (Start/Programs/Accessories) scroll down to Windows Explorer and double click it to open it, then open the Programs folder (C:\Program Files {under My Computer}) on the left side and scroll down to Pcdocrx and double click that folder to open it, look in the right side pane and see if there's a uninstall.exe or a unwise.exe. If there is double click it and see if that uninstalls it. If there isn't either of those your only alternative would be to delete the Pcdocrx folder and then edit the registry to get rid of any entrys for that program or reinstall it again and then uninstll it thru your Control Panel's Add/Remove Programs hoping that the log exists this time.

You could also contact them at the link below by phone or e-mail but Good Luck.


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