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Removing Freecell

I have Windows 2000 installed on my laptop. I have deleted the games directory, but am still able to run Freecell after using the Files or Folders Search function. I have tried to delete this file, but it doesn't go away. Please will somebody tell me how to permanently remove all the Windows games on the computer?

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Be sure to delete the copy in DLLCACHE as well. You may need to brush up on your RECOVERY CONSOLE skills to delete it.

Bob

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Hi Bob

Thanks for the information, but now I am a little more confused. I just searched the site for data on the RECOVERY CONSOLE, and only found info for Windows XP. No data here or on my computer about the recovery console. Your help will be much appreciated. Cheers. Ian

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Windows 2000 had the Recovery Console years before XP. But you get there the same way.

I'm concerned that you wrote " just searched the site for data on the RECOVERY CONSOLE, and only found info for Windows XP. " since I am on my Windows 2000 SP4 laptop and for kicks, clicked on Start, Help, the search and typed in Recovery Console and there was much to read. Many ignore the supplied documentation. I offer this as a reminder about it.

Bob

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Thanks Bob! I just tried that after I sent the note to you, and got all the data. I think the next step will be to take my computer to somebody who knows a lot more than me!! It seems more complicated than I initially thought.

Thanks again

Ian

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I think you can do it.

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If all you need to do is delete freecell.exe from the dllcache directory that may reside in c:\windows\dllcache, the recovery console is a great way to brush up on your recovery console skills. If not, try this one. MOVEONBOOT from http://www.snapfiles.com/get/moveonboot.html

Bob

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