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When I try to uninstall programs (from Uninstall a Program)

by frankpia / November 20, 2011 11:18 AM PST

they are still there. They do not get uninstalled.
I have tried to uninstall: Bonjour, Dictionary Boss,Google Talk Plugin,Live TV4Me,PalTalk SuperIM,GE Mini Cam. They all are still there.

Also, I have problems downloading programs as well.

I am using internet explorer 9.

Thanks in advance for any help with this.

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Manual delete
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 20, 2011 8:30 PM PST

If they are really uninstalled, go hunting for their folders in Program Files and in the Users' folders and delete those as well.

Having items listed in Programs & Features that you have uninstalled doesn't affect the way the system performs.

You can try the free version of Revo Uninstaller if you wish. It may clear up the registry entries and so remove them from that listing.

You don't say what problems you are having with downloading but that may be a different problem.


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when I try to download programs
by frankpia / November 29, 2011 1:14 PM PST
In reply to: Manual delete

Mark ...

They do not get uninstalled. They remain, however, I was able to unistall a program. A music program I fail to remember the name BLUE something. Anyway IT is gone. I have tried to uninstall the programs to no avail.

I am going to try and install Revo Uninstaller.

The problems I am having with downloading programs.

Thank you!


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And by "still there"
by Jimmy Greystone / November 20, 2011 9:44 PM PST

And by "still there" you mean... what exactly?

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still there
by frankpia / November 29, 2011 1:16 PM PST

I mean that the programs are not deleted.

Thank you,


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TuneUp Utilities
by n24_second / December 1, 2011 11:23 PM PST

Try using TuneUp Utilities. It works fine for me. I've started using it since 2009 and it works pretty well.


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On a damaged system
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 2, 2011 3:47 AM PST
In reply to: TuneUp Utilities

any 'tune-up' utility is likely to cause more damage. That wouldn't be my choice.


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What I meant
by n24_second / December 2, 2011 5:38 PM PST
In reply to: On a damaged system
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For uninstallers, what i use.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 3, 2011 2:19 AM PST
In reply to: What I meant

Revo Uninstaller
The app's uninstaller.

And the old manual methods.

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