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Uninstalling DAP Problems

by LINUX***WIZARD / December 25, 2008 7:43 AM PST

I uninstalled DOWNLOAD ACCELERATOR PLUS 8 using >ADD & REMOVE< in Windows XP(SP3).I'm still having problems;anytime I try to download a program, (in this case WINDOW DEFENDER), a message box pops up stating that DAP could not be loaded. This happens EVERYTIME I try to download ANYTHING!!! I tried to download DAP 9. No luck; same message appears. I think I'm going to have to "do something" manually to remedy this problem. Only, I don't know what to do!

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Looks like you uninstalled it while it was running ...
by Edward ODaniel / December 25, 2008 10:01 AM PST

so you get to RE-INSTALL the original version to the original location. After doing that, do the following:

To uninstall Download Accelerator Plus, either use the Uninstall utility under DAP's program group in the Start menu, or the Windows Control Panel Add/Remove Programs utility.

The change will take effect after you restart your browser. NOTE: Please make sure to exit Download Accelerator Plus before starting the uninstall operation

http://www.speedbit.com/faq/#24 (2/3 of the way to the bottom of the page or the 23rd link from the top)

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UNINSTALLING DAP Problems
by LINUX***WIZARD / December 26, 2008 1:55 AM PST

I tried to REINSTALL DAP from the download.com website. NO GO!; couldn't do it. The same message box appears. EVERY file that I have downloaded is CORRUPTED, i.e, I'm getting only partially downloaded files denoted by "PART" in the file name. I may be misunderstanding your suggestion to "RE-INSTALL" DAP.

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You want to RE_INSTALL the older version ...
by Edward ODaniel / December 26, 2008 3:35 AM PST

that you already had (you did save the installation file didn't you?) and as it worked the first time you know it isn't corrupted.

If you no longer have that previous version of DAP available to install you might try downloading it with another computer so it arrives on your computer un-corrupted.

you might also try Revo Uninstaller - http://www.revouninstaller.com/ - which might help you out.

FIRST though you need to look through the running processes in your Task Manager and lill the one DAP likely has resident.

Failing those steps you will likely need to contact DAP Support via this link - http://www.speedbit.com/dap/ so they can tell you just what process or processes to kill and how to manually remove it.

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