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How to uninstall any program if Windows XP's Add and Remove unable to install? because it's asking for source .msi file to uninstall and i doesn't have source file now. it's deleted long ago.

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Revo Uninstaller should get rid of it.

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no it's giving same error – metal gear solid Jan 1 '10 at 11:31
Try Revo Uninstaller Pro. It's a free, fully functional trial which works for 30 days. It's forced uninstall option should do the trick. – John T Jan 1 '10 at 11:33

You should try using ccleaner - usually it cleans up missing links to programs or programs left in a weird state or uninstallable.

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This happens when the installed programs database gets messed up. In a nutshell the workaround is to remove the problem application from the installed-db and remove the program manually, or alternatively, remove from install-db, install the program again, and now finally uninstall properly using Add/Remove Programs.

If it is MS Office you're having trouble with, see

It is possible to use the now deprecated Windows Installer Cleanup utility utility for other programs but only with caution as it can easily create more problems than it solves. I would try ccleaner, as mentioned by ccisystems, first though.

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why is this answer downvoted? I'm not complaining. If there's a mistake I'd like to correct it. If it's plain old wrong, I'll remove it. Either way I'd like to know. Thanks. – matt wilkie Jul 23 '10 at 16:20

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