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How can I remove all traces of Windows 8 Consumer Preview *downloader* from my system?

Yesterday, on a whim, I decided to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on an old netbook. Since the netbook was running ArchLinux, I decided to download the Windows 8 Preview setup application and ...
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Why do installers delete themselves?

I've noticed that, in the last half-decade or so, the installers of many programs themselves have acquired downloaders -- which sometimes need separate installation! -- which in turn delete themselves ...