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reinstalling games after HD failure

I have windows 7 and have all my games installed on a second HD which recently died.Purchased a new HD and trying to reinstall some games, however,some games wont install,they try to uninstall but then give an error and fail. I assume this is to do with registry settings from when they were previously installed, thing is i dont know what to look for to fix this problem.Any help would be appreciated as i want to rock out on Guitar Hero World Tour again! lol
Thanks in advance

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Run appwiz.cpl. Are the games still displayed as installed?

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yes, in control panel,uninstall programs, all the games that were on my dead HD are listed and they wont uninstall properly.i will look at appwiz like you suggest and post what happens
thanks for your time

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well i managed to uninstall most of my games so i can install them properly again.Unfortunately Batman Arkham Asylum,Guitar Hero 3 and Guitar Hero World Tour still wont uninstall. I get an error that a DLL file is missing from the installation folder . I know this is missing because it is a new HD and there is NO installation folder! lol
Gonna search through the registry for remnants of these games. Is this a good idea?

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