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Trouble with a software uninstall

by The Sand / August 19, 2008 3:03 PM PDT

I tried a trial of Advanced File Lock 6. In the end it wasn't right for me so I uninstalled. Now When I right click on a folder to access properties at the top under "Open" as the first option, it lists "Advanced File Lock." I believe when I uninstalled that should have left with the program. In addition to uninstalling I have used Windows Install Cleanup. I have checked places like roaming, Program Files, etc. and see nothing. How do I get rid of it?

The reason I ask here is this is the place I downloaded it from and I know there are a lot of really computer literate people here. I have tried to contact the company 3 times and keep getting my email back. I checked their website and there is NO other way to contact them excpet by the email address I have that doesn't work.

Hoping somebody may have something I could try here... I have a Dell XPSM1530 Laptop running Vista Home Premium.


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Try this. . .
by Coryphaeus / August 19, 2008 8:42 PM PDT

Google "Windows Installer Cleanup". Download and install it. It should clean up those leftover registry entries.

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Have a read of this:
by Tarq57 / August 19, 2008 9:02 PM PDT
and enjoy the great and hazardous world of dabbling in the registry. Which can bork your system if done incorrectly. But don't worry about that too much. Just follow the directions and make a backup, with ERUNT, preferably, which is good.
I haven't had to use a backup, yet. Just make sure it's the correct key/entry you are deleting.
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Trouble with uninstall
by The Sand / August 20, 2008 1:08 PM PDT
In reply to: Have a read of this:

Thanks for the info here. I have already run Windows Installer cleanup so it looks like a registry cleanup is what I need to do. I have never done that as I have heard it an be disasterous. But I don't see any other way here so I will do my best.

Thanks for taking the time to reply....


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