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Uninstalled Program keeps trying to reinstall on it's own

by NeoMalfoy / August 15, 2007 5:25 AM PDT

I had a program called counterspy an antispyware program that I uninstalled a few days ago and now I keep getting windows installer opening and trying to install this program every time I open certain programs: my email clients; outlook express and thunderbrid also when I open Pando and my removable drive anyone know what's going on?

Of course I cancel it and restarts and I cancel it and it restarts so I have to let it load so that it can't find the installer for the program and ask me for the location several times be fore it gives up. But once I open one of the above listed programs it starts all over.

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by tomron / August 15, 2007 9:49 AM PDT

Is counter spy still listed in add/remove and/or in start all programs?

Is it is try removing in safe mode,and also try deleting the folder in C:\windows\downloads installed folder and C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\CounterSpy Client

Maybe you can reinstall,then try again.


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Here's the tool I use to clean that up.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 15, 2007 3:06 PM PDT

I'll not duplicate long posts about it or how to use it. But here's the tool and the words you type into


Good luck,


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