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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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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cannot uninstall utorrent in non-admin account in Win7

I usually log in my laptop through a non-admin account and thus have all of my downloads done through the non-admin account. Some downloads, for example programs, would ask for admin permission when ...
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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”?

I keep cleaning out my unused documents, uninstalling unnecessary software, but I just cant seem to get enough space on my 128GB hard drive. The largest program on my computer (excluding Windows ...
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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 ...
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Uninstall git on linux, fedora

I installed git using sudo yum install git I believe git is corrupted in some manner, when I try to clone a repository from github it asks for my bitbucket password and the clone isn't a clone. I ...
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How to delete Rufus

I just downloaded Rufus. And no longer need it. I am looking to delete it completely off my computer. I go to controlpanel > Programs > Uninstall but it's not located in the programs menu. Any help?
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How to uninstall expired Kasperksky without required password?

My colleage's PC has Kaspersky software that is expired. And he want to remove the software - I help him to uninstall it but the software requires some password that nether of us knows what it is. A ...
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Remove / hide the “All Apps” shortcut from the Start Menu — or uninstall them totally

This question has two parts: I've Googled but cannot find anything about this. Is there a way to make that "All Apps" section disappear completely from the Start Menu? (The section to which I refer ...
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Unable to uninstall google chrome due to duplicating processes?

Google chrome has been very laggy, internet explorer is not, tried to uninstall it but says its opened, opened task manager end the processes, keeps duplicating. used avast anti virus, cc cleaner, ...
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Can't uninstall Office 2016 Preview, need to install 2015 edition. What do I do?

When I was trying to install Office 365 (2015) onto my computer, I received a message that I could not install it because I had a newer version of Office, the 2016 Preview. I tried uninstalling it in ...
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Invalid Installed application named real?

Whenever I enter the program your uninstaller in my laptop, the following message of a newly installed application is shown: with the following properties: I press the AutoFix button and ...
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How to fix Multiple BSOD on Windows 10 from safe mode?

Soon after installing and creating a VirtualBox, Windows froze during restart. I forced it to shut down, and have since had these BSOD's, as well as Page fault in non-paged area and Attempted write to ...
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How do I uninstall visual studio 2013 that ha installed as an administrator?

when I tried to install Visual Studio 2013 on Windows 8.1 it stopped working and crashed. I found out that I should installed it as an administrator. When I did that it installed perfectly. However, ...