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uninstall programs that wont uninstall

by suitcase2013 / February 16, 2014 6:42 PM PST

I have a program (7zip). that l cannot uninstall for some reason from the normal method of uninstall program feature in win 7.
Even tried restore to an earlier date.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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try using
by itsdigger / February 16, 2014 6:54 PM PST

free version of Revo Uninstaller . Go to their site ,revouninstaller.com and avoid Download.com's Doucheware

Digger

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Remove Nasty Traces
by cayleepotie / March 6, 2014 12:36 AM PST
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Keep in mind traces are usually nothing to worry about.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 6, 2014 2:33 AM PST
In reply to: Remove Nasty Traces

There are two groups that seem to go ballistic over traces. You can add the others I didn't list here.

1. OCD. These folk can be found cruising the file folders and registry to remove anything they don't know about. Really great news for service counters across the world.

2. Folk that use a 30 day demo and want another 30 days.
I don't mind this use but I find that such use is like asking me to help jack a car. My view is obvious on that one.
Bob

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yes, "usually"
by cayleepotie / March 6, 2014 10:07 AM PST

Thanks for the insight!

Expecting "life-changing" improvements from using such programs (or any program really) is a bit over the top, but the improvements are there and every little tweak matters specially for people who cannot afford to upgrade an aging machine (not to say this is the case here Wink ).

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That sounds like those gamers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 6, 2014 10:10 AM PST
In reply to: yes, "usually"

They'll spend weeks tweaking for one more FPS. The improvements I've seen by cleaning up traces have ranges from non-existent to marginal.

But gamers give 4 pints per 1 FPS.
Bob

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Exactly!
by cayleepotie / March 6, 2014 10:21 AM PST

Haha! You described my husband perfectly.

Cheers!

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