The process of removing an installed program from a computer, including (but not always) any additional data, like user profiles, registry entries, services, etc...

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How to check if make uninstall will work

FYI I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan. I compile things using CMake and make on my machine on a day to day basis, but without so far having understood CMake or make in any respectable depth at all (I have ...
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How do I uninstall Fedora 23 (dual boot with Windows 10)?

This is the Disk Management on Windows 10. I have no idea what to remove. I don't have the installation disk as Windows 8 came pre-installed with my laptop. Please help me with this.
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Is it possible to run an application installer in a reversible transaction?

I'd like to run a Windows installer (.exe, .msi) in such a way that I can see precisely what files, registry keys, and anything else it has added/touched/deleted. Preferably have an easy option to ...
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Uninstall and completely remove folder and data everytime? [duplicate]

In my experience of using computer, I've only used windows OS. From XP until Windows 10 today. What bothers me most of the time is whenever I uninstall a program, there bound to be empty folders ...
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Leftovers after uninstallation of software in windows

What is the process of knowing the leftover files and registry entries after the uninstallation of a software in Windows?
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Im using lubuntu with no dual boot, it has had a fatal crash and needs to be completely removed

So my lubuntu OS v. Willey 14.04 has had a melt down the initial cause was a rewrite of the chown file and has grown from there, I can currently only access the terminal or an unusable desktop, I need ...
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Reinstalling software

I have just accidentally uninstalled a piece of software applicable to my new printer, using the uninstall command in the Control Panel. I was looking for something else! How do I undelete or ...
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Cannot uninstall program- 'Error number: 0x800440702 Description: Failed to load dll: E'

I recently installed the game Black and White on my Windows 10 pc and as it is a windows 98 game I had to tweak certain parts to enable it to work on Windows 10. I accidentally went through the steps ...
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How to uninstall Skype for Business Web App Plug-in on Mac?

Installed this today and don't see it in the applications folder. I think the program used to be called Lync before it was changed to "Skype for Business". Anyway, I have no idea where the files are ...
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Uninstalling program with no uninstall option

For Symantec Endpoint Protection, only the repair button is shown. I however; need to uninstall it. How can I uninstall it? My user account has administrative rights. Version is Windows 7
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Potentially redundant files?

I have a machine that runs Visual Studio 2010 only for C++, however when I open Programs and Features there are a lot of files: that have remained from previous versions and I find it difficult to ...
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How can I uninstall Office 2015 on Windows 10 without going through the control panel?

For some reason, the standard uninstalling procedure through the control panel is not working. How can I uninstall Office manually? Note: I need to reinstall Office since its installation did not go ...
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unable to fix VirtualBox and / or reinstall it

I installed Virtual Box on Windows 7 ultimate x64 and then I upgraded my system to Windows 10. VirtualBox did work properly with both the versions of Windows and I was able to run everything ...
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Brew cask uinstall does not remove installed cask

I've installed cask via brew cask install and I would like to remove it, however, brew cask uninstall cannot find it: me-bash-3.2:/$ brew cask list macdown me-bash-3.2:/$ brew cask uninstall macdown ...
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How do I completely uninstall uTorrent?

I needed to clear up some space on my hard drive, so I decided uTorrent wasn't of much use to me anymore. So I go to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features to uninstall it. Except... ...
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How can I uninstall a specific Windows 7 update?

My Windows 7 has automatically installed a bunch of updates that make no sense - e.g. Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64 ...
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Prevent uninstalling phpmyadmin when uninstalling php

I have a centos 6 server and i want to upgrade my php version from 5.4 to 5.5 but as far as i know i need to uninstall version 5.4 first (most guides say so at least), when i type yum remove ...
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How to uninstall an app in Windows when its uninstaller is missing?

I am trying to install a newer version of Lego Mindstorm, and it's trying to uninstall the older version and it fails. I tried to uninstall it manually and noticed it's not listed Under "Programs and ...
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Uninstall Boot Camp on Windows

While I was trying to connect an Apple Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard through a bluetooth dongle on my PC, I've also downloaded and installed the Boot Camp for Windows (it was an .exe file, so I ran it, ...
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AVG Uninstallation Vault

Will clicking "Remove Virus Vault Contents" during the AVG uninstallation removal process permanently delete the contents in the Virus Vault from the computer, or remove them from the vault by ...
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Uninstall SonicWALL GVC

Ever wondered how to uninstall broken SonicWALL GVC client on windows machine? After trying the SonicWALL clean up tool and CCleaner we still have the error "Previous version installed, please remove ...
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How can I uninstall TeamViewer (multiple versions) from all computers on a domain?

We have switched our remote support software away from TeamViewer. We have around 100 computers (multiple Windows versions) that have TeamViewer (multiple versions) installed that need to be ...
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Problems with Uninstalling program windows 10

Having issues with uninstalling Avast program from computer. Not sure what else I can do to remove the program. Used conventional methods such as 'Uninstall Program' from Control Panel as well as ...
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Can't Remove Cortana from Windows 10

I tried following this guide, but I keep getting this error:
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Visual Studio 2015 Community Setup Failed

I began receiving this message three days ago when I started VS 2015 Community edition: I am logged in and I do have a Visual Studio account. Most of my searches online indicate that I should see a ...
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How to get rid of Skype for Business? [duplicate]

How do I uninstall ? I don't remember having installed it and it doesn't even work: There is no entry under Programs and Features in the Control Panel: I also checked the my Microsoft Office ...
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Uninstalling OS X applications and associated configuration files

When I first bought a computer with OS X (Yosemite) I was ecstatic to see how simple the uninstall was (just drag the application to the trash). However, I soon thereafter found out that it actually ...
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Is it safe to uninstall “Surface Platform Installer”?

The largest program on my computer (excluding Windows Store apps and TF2) is the Surface Platform Installer. It doesn't show from a quick search in the Search bar. It's a folder in my C:\ drive that ...
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How to uninstall all .NET Framework 4.6.1 Language and Targeting Packs at once?

Somehow, I've managed to install countless language and targeting packs for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1. I assume it happened while installing Visual Studio 2015.1. Usually I take extra care ...
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No way to uninstall Visio Professional 2013?

Long story short, I acquired Visio Professional 2013 through a software partnership with school that worked at the beginning of the semester. For some reason, though, it's decided that the copy I ...
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Why must programs be uninstalled? [duplicate]

In regards to removing a program from a computer, I want to know why a program must be uninstalled versus deleting the program's files. I bet I can answer my own question by stating that programs must ...
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How do we uninstall windows store apps under Windows 10?

I'm having a heck of a time uninstalling some Windows Store apps. It has become a pain point because the operating system is basically lying to me. Its telling me it has uninstalled the app and then ...
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Uninstall Windows 10 Update-1511

How do you uninstall Windows 10 Update 1511? After updating Windows 10 to the 1511 update today, none of our users can print labels to our Zebra S4M label printer (S4M00-2001-0100T). This is urgent ...
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How to install a new OS to remove debian? Grub won't let me install from install dvd

I am having trouble uninstalling Debian Linux. I recently got a cheap refurbished laptop and was planning on installing linux on it as I find I'm more productive with it. However after trying Debian, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Uninstall manually installed NVIDIA driver

first of all: Im new to linux:) I would like to reinstall my nvidia driver. Therefore, I'd like to uninstall my currently installed driver first (version: 346). I already purged all nvidia files with ...
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How can I prevent Windows 10 from uninstalling apps without my permission if it deems the app incompatible after an update to Windows?

After the recent major update (from an existing Windows 10 installation, to a newer version of Windows 10), bringing me up to version 1511 build 10586, I received a message in the notification area ...
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Remove php without breaking Lampp

While trying to run a Symfony app, I'm getting an Exception that states I don't have the PDO drivers installed properly. When running the corresponding actions, I've noticed I've two php packages ...
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How to uninstall WFP callout driver?

I'm experimenting with WFP using this sample: https://github.com/Microsoft/Windows-driver-samples/tree/master/network/trans/stmedit I built the driver and installed it by right-clicking the inf -> ...
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How to permanently disable a built-in keyboard

I spilled some liquids on my laptop, after which I dismantled it and cleaned it. Everything worked fine, except my keyboard. I installed an USB keyboard. When the laptop is getting hot and the ...
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Windows 10: app does not complete UN-install and remains in the apps list

I'm sure this has been asked before, but I can only find a) how to uninstall Windows 10, or b) how to uninstall an app. Problem: I uninstalled the Webstorm 11 EAP (beta preview before release) and ...
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Remove Skype completely [duplicate]

I was trying to update Skype and it gave me this message I went to Programs and Features to uninstall it, but I couldn't find 'Skype' in the list. I deleted the Skype directory manually in Program ...
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Installing VS Community 2015 installation locaiton

I'm trying to reinstall VS Community 2015, because it died after my upgrade to Win10... Unfortunately, I'm unable to modify/repair/uninstall the install. It fails each time. I used Geek Uninstaller ...
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Can't uninstall Python 2.7.9 on Windows 10

Hello I am trying to uninstall Python 2.7.9 on Windows 10, but this pop-up keeps showing up: There is a problem with this Windows Install package. A program required for this install to complete ...
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How do I resolve the installer error “The configuration data for this product is corrupt.”

The story goes something like this... A laptop is brought to me with VPN problems. Some techs already tried some things so not sure how it started but when I run the installer to do anything, repair, ...
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Uninstall individual Office 2016 programs

I installed Office Professional Plus 2016 on my windows 10 system. When I installed it, it didn't give me an option of which office programs to install, like it did in the 2010 version (ex. word, ...
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Uninstall Cortana Windows 10 [duplicate]

How do I UNINSTALL Cortana, not "disable" it. I do not want the Cortana task manager app running. Disabling Cortana and Uninstalling Cortana are very different things... How to Disable Cortana is ...
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Is It Possible To Recover Uninstalled Program From Operating System Lost Due to Formatting [duplicate]

A while back I had run Google Chrome on XP Some time later I had it uninstalled.Then some time later I also had my disk drive formatted and installed Windows 7 replacing my XP. Would it be possible ...
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How to uninstall Tomcat from MAC OS X

I have tomcat installed in my MAC 10.10.5 It was running fine on first installation. After that I have changed some configuration and now I am not able to see localhost:8080 I am using ...
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When installing OneDrive on Windows 7, Windows tells me to uninstall the previous version. I am unable to uninstall the previous version

This is on a work computer. For some reason they decided to recreate all of our user accounts. I needed to reinstall all the software I use. When I try to install OneDrive with OneDriveSetup.exe from ...
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How to uninstall a .NET language pack for good?

I've had the same problem as this guy for while, with Visual Studio showing me really annoying exceptions in French. I've tried uninstalling the Microsoft .NET Framework (French), and although the ...