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I seem to have SpamSubtract

by gwingee / January 1, 2007 10:59 AM PST

but never used it..should I delete the program or do I need it and not realize it??? I dont remember ever using it..something to do with email..maybe I need it???

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when I clicked on ABOUT
by gwingee / January 1, 2007 11:03 AM PST

it says it is expired..so can I safely uninstall it from add/remove programs??? I think it came with the HP computer as a trial in the beginning and I never bought it

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when I click start..all programs...spamsubtract is there
by gwingee / January 1, 2007 11:17 AM PST

but when I go to add/remove programs..it is not listed
in the start all programs is a link to uninstall..but if it is NOT in add/remove...do I have it or is it just a few files?? How do I remove it

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spam subtract
by tomron / January 1, 2007 11:29 AM PST

This product is discontinued,click HERE.

I searched uninstalling spam subtract and found there seems to be issues.from what i read is when one tries to remove it via add/remove the get an error,but try it and see what happens.

Tom

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Many HP & Compaq Computers Come With It Preinstalled...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 1, 2007 11:58 AM PST

I've uninstalled it safely from all of them using the Add/Remove Programs section.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Hi Grif
by gwingee / January 1, 2007 10:13 PM PST

only problem is it is NOT listed in the add/remove programs..isnt that odd? So do I just delete it from the list of all programs? Why is it there but not in add/remove?

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It May Not Be Installed Yet...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 2, 2007 8:00 AM PST
In reply to: Hi Grif

On some new computers, you need to install the trial version of a program before it will show up in "Add/Remove Programs". If that's the case here, then you should be able to simply delete the "shortcut" that's listed in the Start-All Programs list..

Unfortunately, you've haven't told us if the program actually works or whether it's currently running.. If it's already installed and the program works if you click on the Start-All Programs-SpamSubtract, then there should be an "uninstall" location somewhere.. The trick is finding it.. Sometimes, it will show up in the "Start-All Programs-SpamSubtract-Uninstall" but it's hard to tell from here without further information from here. Or maybe you can find the uninstall file using Windows Explorer to check the C\Program Files\Intermute\SpamSubtract folder. Sometimes you need to hunt it down in the C\Windows\Installer\*.msi files.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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