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2answers
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Error when trying to uninstall BurnAware from the Control Panel

I want to uninstall BurnAware so I go to the Control Panel -> Programs and Features and double-click on the entry for BurnAware but I get the following error: How can I uninstall it?
0
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1answer
48 views

Understanding a HDD data storage and uninstalling windows

Before I go into my exact query here is a small prologue saying what I basically understand about any HDD. May be some 6 years ago, many as a million notebook computers, mine was also manufactured ...
78
votes
4answers
6k views

Why can't you uninstall multiple programs at once in Windows?

Why won't Windows allow you to uninstall or remove multiple programs at once? What is the reasoning behind this? Will it mess up an internal system? I am not looking for how to uninstall multiple ...
1
vote
1answer
123 views

Is there a convention to call the uninstaller program unins000.exe (on windows)?

I wonder why a lot of programs use the same name for their uninstaller, namely unins000.exe . Moreover, I can understand the unins part, that is like the setup name for installers, it is just English ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Can't uninstall (or update) Internet Explorer 11 Preview Version to Release Version

OS: Windows 7 32 bit I don't need to uninstall it completely (and I know it's not possible), I just need to do it, in order to update it to the Release version. Because now, every time I shutdown my ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

Clean Python Uninstallation from Windows 7

On my Windows 7 (64bit) machine, there are 3 Python installations that I want to completely purge from my system (so I can begin from scratch). The environments/setups have been split between Admin ...
4
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2answers
13k views

I can't uninstall the Ask Toolbar updater despite having admin access?

I'm going through my installed programs clearing out stuff I don't use and came across an "Ask Toolbar Updater". Now I don't recalling ever installing the Ask Toolbar so I want to get rid of this. ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

Super user on Windows [closed]

I remember someone showing me a software on windows. It had super user privileges and could manage (almost) everything like uninstalling programs not shown in Programs and Features. Does anyone have a ...
1
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2answers
907 views

Windows 7: how to find which program this window belongs to so I can disable/uninstall it?

After installing the drivers for Windows the following program is always open: I can't right-click it, when I hover over it it says nothing, and it's always on top of other windows. When minimized ...
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votes
1answer
84 views

After uninstalling Media Player Classic some shortcuts are left behind

I uninstalled Media Player Classic but some short cuts are left behind that don't work anymore. For example the "Play Video" option when the external hard drive is shown is now invalid. How can I ...
1
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0answers
263 views

No Internet After Uninstalling Avira Internet Security

I am having an issue with one of client machine where after uninstalling Avira Internet Security I lost my internet connection. A weird thing is that, I can still open one website, but not the rest. ...
-1
votes
1answer
363 views

How to fix broken Windows update as files in Windows/Installer are removed?

I made a mistake that removed files in C:\Windows\Installer and maybe some other hidden folders, in order to save disk space in C drive. But this action screwed Windows update, now the .net framework ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Cannot uninstall netbeans 7.3? On windows 8?

I have netbeans 7.3 installed on my laptop, and it is really bugging me because I cannot uninstall it! If I try to remove it from windows 8 add/remove programs, I get the error; The specified target ...
0
votes
2answers
345 views

Visual Studio 2012 Acting Weird

I fixed the issued by reinstalling Windows. A fresh install was not needed. But I had to use the "Keep personal files only" option. The "Keep Windows settings, personal files, and apps" option did not ...
1
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1answer
2k views

CutePDF Writer: Problems with silent uninstall

The Problem: I am trying to perform an unattended, silent uninstall of the CutePDF Writer 3.0, via command line. Every available source I have found points me to these two commands: [32bit] ...
2
votes
1answer
97 views

I can't uninstall Windows 7 from a laptop. Can I reuse the COA?

My laptop has a really small harddrive. It says that I can't uninstall Windows 7 because there isn't enough space. Can I reuse the Windows 7 key on my new laptop?
1
vote
1answer
624 views

How to get programs to show their size in the control panel?

In Windows' Control Panel when I go to uninstall a program many do not show their size. Why does this happen and how can I change it? Even Microsoft Office doesn't show it's size which surprises me ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Identifying installation folders of installed applications in Windows [duplicate]

Is there a good way/application to get a good overview of which folders on a computer contains installed applications? The scenario could be something like this On a computer a bunch of ...
0
votes
3answers
659 views

Downloading Windows OS on usb pen drive to reinstall on Lenovo ideapad 32bit

I have the necessary software (iolo system mechanic pro)needed to wipe out my hard drive on my lenovo ideapad 32bit. I don't know much about this stuff but follow directions well. There is no cd ...
1
vote
2answers
351 views

Can't remove a program after deleting its files without running uninstaller

Instead of using a built in installer of a program, I went and deleted the program files of that program (used the recycle bin); it was removed from the control panel after I checked to uninstall ...
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votes
2answers
132 views

Uninstall many programs

How to uninstall many programs in Windows? Right now I browse to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features then choose programs one at a time. Is there any application where I can ...
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votes
1answer
93 views

Last uninstalled application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Windows 7 uninstall log that shows who uninstalled what? I accidenally uninstalled 1 of my applications. (Actually I wanted to uninstall another one) The ...
0
votes
3answers
10k views

How can I uninstall Java 7 Update 5 when I don't have the “jre1.7.0_05-c.msi” file?

Whenever I try to update to the latest version of Java, an installation of Java 7 Update 5 is detected and then I'm asked for the file, jre1.7.0_05-c.msi, which I don't have, so then the installation ...
1
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1answer
103 views

How to delete old-school program from windows7?

I just installed Ext2 Installable File System 1.11a, it creates new drive in "My computer" like link to my ext3 partition but further it does not work for me - an error appears when I try to access ...
1
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2answers
8k views

How do I get rid of “Trusted Drive Manager”?

I have a Dell laptop that's been experiencing some weirdness lately. Apparently Dell puts "Trusted Drive Manager" on their hardware.. Well, now I keep getting these errors: I tried uninstalling ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

CLI way of uninstalling a Windows update?

Basically, what can be achieved by going to Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > View Installed Updates > Right Click Uninstall, but through the command line? Looking for a way that works across the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I uninstall a device driver through an INF section?

At MSDN it is stated that there are two techniques to install INF files on Windows XP or later: Programmatically through SetupCopyOEMInf function. Add an entry called CopyInf on an INF section. ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Catalyst Control Center removal

I've recently tested a graphics card on a machine that required different drivers than my onboard integrated graphics, so I had catalyst control center installed. After I pulled out the graphics card ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

Where is Java hiding on my PC?

In my efforts to root out the mysterious Java 1.5.0_11 installation I have hiding somewhere on my PC, I completely uninstalled Java. Now, a search in Explorer turns up nothing, but on the command ...
3
votes
3answers
380 views

What are the disadvantages of removing the application directories instead of using uninstallers?

Uninstalling a lot of stuff at the same time takes too long. If I just remove the directory, it will probably leave some registry records and what else?
0
votes
1answer
923 views

How to completely remove a driver from disk and registry?

I'm having some issues with an HP driver installation on a Windows 7 machine, probably because the driver was once installed and has not been deleted properly. The installer no longer works and aborts ...
0
votes
1answer
950 views

Manually uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials (error 8007066F when uninstalling)

When trying to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Vista x86 via Programs and Features, I got an error message, code 8007066F, with no description. How can I remove Security Essentials? ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to uninstall Ubuntu without removing or uninstalling Windows?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 on the same computer. I want to uninstall Ubuntu and just use Windows 7. I'm afraid if I uninstall Ubuntu, it will remove Windows 7 as well. How can I ...
1
vote
3answers
671 views

How to install software on Windows in isolation?

I usually try different kind of softwares which are available on net those can be trial versions or sharewares or freewares. But after trying them when I want to uninstall those its becoming really ...
2
votes
1answer
366 views

Remove Altova Mission Kit

I tried the Altova software, and it's fine, but too much for my humble needs. I uninstalled it. Now, every time I right click on anything, the system tries to install Altova Mission Kit 2012. It's ...
0
votes
0answers
147 views

Can't uninstall AVG Antivirus 2011

When I try to uninstall AVG Antivirus, I get the message Associated with Another Application I looked at "Task Manager" → "Processes" and stopped all related processes, but it didn't help. ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Cannot uninstall device

Using Win 7 x64 and I have a device in my device manager that is not being used. Actually the "hardware" is not there, so its nonsense to have it in the device manager. I can disable it, but not ...
1
vote
2answers
320 views

How do I install the Windows 8 Consumer Preview?

After downloading the Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO image then downloading and running download Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup I'm asked to uninstall certain programs. I really don't want to ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How to remove Linux from my system without affecting Windows' bootloader?

I'm a Windows user. I tried to experiment with Linux and installed openSUSE on my system. I formatted a partition and installed Linux on that drive. When I tried to remove Linux by formatting that ...
1
vote
1answer
799 views

Uninstall / remove multiple fonts windows 7

I am having a ton of trouble trying to uninstall fonts in windows 7? I keep getting errors: Aharoni Bold cannot be deleted because it's in use Every solution I have seen so far takes like 2 ...
1
vote
0answers
640 views

How do I uninstall XP Mode in Windows 7?

I installed Windows XP Mode on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. However, the virtual machine update won't install so I cannot run XP Mode. At this point I decided to abandon the installation. I can't ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

How to uninstall a program whose content already deleted?

There is this program I inadvertently deleted it's folder in the C/program folder. then i go into the Windows Uninstaller program, it isn't listed there anymore. I tried to do the executable for that ...
1
vote
3answers
268 views

Uninstalling Ubuntu

How I can uninstall Ubuntu? I have Windows XP and I have watched many tutorials on EasyBCD but it's for Vista or Windows 7. The rest of the tutorials said that I need my Windows XP disk to recover the ...
1
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0answers
88 views

How do I remove the AdminPage.exe program?

I installed the AdminPage.exe program on my laptop. Now I would like to remove/uninstall this software, but I can't do it. I did not find the real destination of this installation. From Task ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Error while installation

I am trying to install a software(Bitnami Trac Stac) on Windows 7. But it fails with following errors. Actually I had this software installed previously but accidentally some of the files ...
1
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3answers
3k views

Removing a font from Windows

I've downloaded a font named Helvetica, thinking I was really downloading the real Helvetica. It happens that the font has that same name and when I visit a website that is using Helvetica the browser ...
1
vote
3answers
95 views

Need to uninstall Norton Safety Minder Utilities

I am tired of using Norton Safety Minder Utilities, I want to uninstall it now. But I wonder whether I should use Windows Add/Remove Programs or Norton’s own uninstaller. Which one should I use? Or ...
0
votes
1answer
787 views

How to completely uninstall MySQL on Windows?

How can I completely remove MySQL on Windows 7? When I reinstall it, it is asking for the old password, so the uninstall is not complete, there is some remaining data.
2
votes
0answers
409 views

Unable to uninstall a font on Windows (Vista)

I'm unable to uninstall the font "Helvetica Neue" neither form the Windows Font tool (from the control panel) nor from any font tool downloaded from the internet (for example: The Font Thing 0.8) ...
3
votes
3answers
5k views

How to uninstall an old Windows installation from 2nd drive that appears in boot menu?

I have recently installed Windows 7 on my new Vertex 3 240 GB SSD. However, my old Windows installation is haunting me as I am unable to delete the files, and it appears in boot menu. Now, I am not a ...