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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
Office_uninstall.exe

the other just appears to be
uninstall.exe

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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Occasionally...
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.

Regards,
John

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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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