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Can not completely remove a program I installed

by Donata / February 23, 2005 10:46 PM PST

I installed Registry First Aid Agent & did not like the program. I used their uninstall but I still get messages saying to repair my registry from this program. How can I completely get it off my computer? I have window XP.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2005 11:01 PM PST

1. Reinstall it and then uninstall it.

2. Look up Add Remove Pro and in combo with step one, remove it.

3. Use HIJACKTHIS to remove its entries.

4. Contact its author.


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by Amos16 / February 24, 2005 12:32 AM PST
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Hi Donata - The cleanest uninstaller that I know is on It takes care of what is left over after you use the install/uninstall program that you reach through the control panel. Amos.

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