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do some programs contain 2 uninstall.exe items?

by VoNs2010 / July 14, 2010 11:03 AM PDT

In the "teh Office" I notice in the program folder (C:\Windows\Program Files)
there are two uninstall exe files. One says

the other just appears to be

does that seem normal to have two? Do they uninstall maybe different parts? both seem to have been created teh same date/time as when the game was installed

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by John.Wilkinson / July 15, 2010 8:05 AM PDT

Some programs may have a separate command line uninstaller, some may have an uninstaller that just uninstalls select components, and some may have a duplicate uninstaller left over from when the developers created the program. It's generally not something to be concerned with, though, as uninstalling a program through the Control Panel will launch the uninstaller the developers intended you to use.


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Thanks John
by VoNs2010 / July 15, 2010 9:54 AM PDT
In reply to: Occasionally...

Actually my bad- what I thought was a "generic" uninstaller, was not. But items I was referencing were associated with the game, One was the game uninstaller and the other was a either a desktop shortcut to the uninstall link, or a desktop short cut to uninstall. Either way though not an issue, eh?

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