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Removing a program

by Harry Fleming / October 13, 2004 11:15 AM PDT

I have a program still listed on my "add/remove program" in control panel and this program has been removed from my system. How do I go about deleting it from the list?

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Re: Removing a program
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2004 11:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Removing a program

TWEAKUI (found with google.com) used to offer this tool.


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Re: Removing a program
by Echo2 / October 22, 2004 1:01 PM PDT
In reply to: Removing a program

Hey Harry!

Please tell me what the program is. Simply uninstalling a program will not remove it from your system. You must: go to Start click Search click "all files and folders" select "more advanced options" choose each one except "case sensitive". Then type in the name of the program and hit "search". Delete every entry you can, then restart your computer.
Then go to Start then Run type regedit. Go to Edit then Find. Type in the name of the program and delete every entry you can. Don't forget to include a search for the name of the company that makes the program. For example, if you are looking for Norton antivirus, type Norton. When that search is complete, type Symantec.
When you are finished, restart your computer and, if you like, repeat the process, although this may not be necessary.

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