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I want to remove trial software

by hlubibc / October 29, 2013 3:40 PM PDT

I have a acer travel mate LG1 that came with ftrial softwares which are ms offise 2007, and antivirus .I want to remove those softwares and install mine but I cannot find where/how to remove .Can someone who knows how to remove them let me know how to. There are no options like add/remove programs on control panel?

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What OS?
by Steven Haninger / October 29, 2013 6:33 PM PDT

If Windows 7, it's no longer called add/remove but "Programs and Features". It's fairly straightforward. Did you also check under Start/Programs to see if uninstall shortcuts are provided for the various programs themselves? As for AV software, is it Norton? You can get free removal tools from Symantec's web site for that purpose.

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And right under that
by Jimmy Greystone / October 29, 2013 11:21 PM PDT
In reply to: What OS?

And right under that icon, in the default view for both Vista and Windows 7 if memory serves, is a link that says "Remove a program". So one can only assume that to miss this, a person wasn't looking very hard and/or gave up at the first instant it appeared as if any kind of additional effort would be required.

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If Windows 7, then follow these steps
by Warsam71 / October 30, 2013 9:21 AM PDT

Hi hlubibc,

1. Click on the Start Button
2. Select Control Panel
3. Click on "Programs and Features"
4. Then select the program(s) you want to remove, and finally click on "Uninstall"

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