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1answer
20 views

Uninstalling Windows 7 from multi boot system with ubuntu

My laptop has Ubuntu and Windows 7 installed. I want to remove Windows 7 completely to use only Ubuntu. How can I uninstall Windows 7?
0
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0answers
26 views

Does Uninstalling a secondary HDD (Device Manager) stops it from spinning?

I have 2 HDDs and the secondary one is 3 years old, so I don't want it to keep spinning all the time (to maximize its life). I tried setting power options to turn it off after 1 minute but sometimes a ...
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1answer
34 views

Chocolatey install of Cygwin keeps looping through sites?

So I have been trying to install Cygwin via chocolatey here, using: cinst Cygwin However, I get this screen which just goes through different sites, and keeps 'failing'. Now I am concerned... ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Uninstalled microsoft office professional 2013 but why is it still listed in my control panel?

I followed the instructions using microsoft fix it 2010 and it said that it was successfully uninstalled and I even followed the instructions from step 2 as well. But when I restarted my laptop for ...
78
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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 ...
0
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0answers
44 views

How do I uninstall/reinstall RealDownloader when it doesn't show up in Control Panel?

On my Windows 7 computer, RealDownloader stopped working. I'm trying to uninstall/reinstall it, but it doesn't show up under Programs and Features, nor can I find it in C:\Program Files (x86)\. I also ...
0
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1answer
259 views

MS Office 2013 Can not install again

I'm having issues installing Office 2013. When I try to install it, I get the error message ...setup.exe has stopped working This I is how my trouble started: In order to install Office ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Remove Ubuntu completely from my computer and install windows

I installed Ubuntu in my machine after formatting my computer. It is now difficult to remove and restore my Windows. The problem is that I can't boot from my Windows CD. I select the option to burn ...
0
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1answer
7k views

“Please wait until the current program is finished uninstalling or being changed” -> How do I know which one?

When I see the "Please wait until the current program is finished uninstalling or being changed" error on Windows 7 as I try to uninstall a program through the Windows control panel (Control Panel\All ...
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2answers
39 views

How do I stop this from happening? [closed]

About 1 and a half years I bought an Acer aspire 5750 with windows 7. I decided to delete/uninstall all programs I did not see I was going to use. I came across something called "trend micro" which ...
1
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1answer
993 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
0answers
130 views

Comodo Program Manager service failed to start with error code 1067

I've installed Comodo Program Manager software and it is supposed to monitor my installs, which it was not doing so after investigating I found out that the background service fails to start with ...
0
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1answer
121 views

Windows 7 Can't uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials

to describe the problem as simple as possible, the company edition of Microsoft's Security Essentials called "System Center Endpoint Protection" is installed on my private computer and despite me ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Can't uninstall Visual Studio 2013 RC

I'm trying to uninstall Visual Studio 2013 RC on Windows 7 using Programs and Features, but it just gets as far as the splash screen before crashing. The specific error is "Setup has detected an issue ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

can windows update uninstall ms office?or MBAM?

I recently ran the Malwarebytes free download, followed by a Windows Update and a reboot. The PC works fine, except MS Office has been completely removed! (It was a legitimate version which I ...
0
votes
2answers
785 views

How do I completely remove a multiuser Eclipse installation from a Windows 7 PC?

I have a corrupted multiuser installation of Eclipse Standard 4.3.1 (Kepler) on my Windows 7 PC. I want to completely remove it so that I can do a fresh installation. I am looking for a solution ...
7
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2answers
320 views

What is the rationale behind using a third party uninstaller, when uninstalling applications on a Windows PC?

Whenever I uninstall an application or program from my Windows 7 PC, I always go to the Control Panel and use the inbuilt utility within Windows to accomplish this, and then reboot the PC. Is there ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Windows updates uninstalled MS Office

recently, I installed MS Office 2013, which seemed to be corrupt. However, I decided to uninstall it and thought there wouldn't be any problems. But as I checked the updates, WIN lists up over 30 ...
3
votes
3answers
809 views

If I uninstall an application from one administrator account in Windows 7, does it delete it for everybody?

On one of the laptops I use, there are two administrator accounts. I created one for myself and one for a friend of mine. If I were to uninstall a program, would that also uninstall the program on my ...
0
votes
2answers
164 views

Remove installation details entirely

I heard that dell is voiding warranty for VLC installed laptops. They are saying like they have experts to check whether the user had installed VLC player or not. But my question is, even after ...
1
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2answers
10k views

Cleaning up “Program Data” folder

I have been uninstalling all of the software that I do not use to free up some space. Now that I'm done running all of the installers is there any easy way to clean up the program data folder without ...
1
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2answers
831 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 ...
0
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1answer
78 views

Windows 7 Search necessary?

The first thing I do when installing Windows 7 is go to services.msc and disable all Windows search related services. The first time I installed Windows 7, I also went to remove it from Add / Remove ...
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votes
1answer
79 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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2answers
222 views

Grub boot loader uninstallation

The laptop I use is Acer 5733. I've partitioned my HDD as AHCI and IDE modes and installed Red Hat server in AHCI and Windows 7 in IDE. Now I want to remove Red Hat, how do I do this? Thank you in ...
1
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4answers
749 views

How do I uninstall Internet Explorer 9 so I can install Internet Explorer 6?

I've tried uninstalling Internet Explorer 9 in Windows 7 from Control Panel, it always produces an error and fails. From Command Prompt, it didn't do anything. The file can not be deleted. I can move ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to remove Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit?

Somehow I have Windows® Assessment and Deployment Kit installed on my Windows 7 box, but no way to remove it from Control Panel --> Programs and Features. Microsoft suggests using adksetup.exe, but I ...
0
votes
1answer
532 views

Specified module could not be found (uninstall) (2)

I have a program I need to uninstall. Every time I try to do it from the control panel, it says the following: RunDLL There was a problem starting C:\Program The specified module could not be ...
1
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0answers
46 views

Completely remove Windows Defender from my laptop? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, it seems as if Windows Defender is causing severe problems with my Windows 7 x64 laptop. I would like to uninstall it completely - not just disable it, but get rid of it from my system. ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Hard disk space not getting free

I had installed a few programs like UDK and Microsoft Visual Studio. Both acquired at least 20GB of space. After uninstalling these programs, the free space of Harddisk hasn't increased. What is going ...
2
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1answer
94 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?
2
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1answer
608 views

Want to uninstall Windows 8 and install Windows 7 Ultimate on a new Toshiba laptop. How? [duplicate]

I just purchased a Toshiba Laptop S855-068; I7-3630QM system with Windows 8. I would like to uninstall Windows 8 and install my licensed copy of Windows 7 Ultimate. I am going to be running CATIA ...
1
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1answer
539 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 ...
1
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4answers
6k views

How do I uninstall Internet Explorer from windows?

Seems simple, right? Well it's not listed as a program, and no updates. So uninstalling from control panel is out of the question. And deleting them manually give a "You need to be TrustedInstaller" ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Error uninstalling IObit Toolbar

I am getting the following errors and prompts when I attempt to uninstall IObit Toolbar from within Programs and Features. Any suggestions?
0
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1answer
1k views

Error while trying to uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS6

I am trying to uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS6 on my laptop (Windows 7 home premium) but it comes up with an error saying: "DW039: Failed to load deployment file". I have CS6 cd and tried to install it ...
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votes
2answers
5k views

Can't uninstall/reinstall .NET Framework 3.5 with DISM

My net framework 3.5 is broken. Verification tool (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2008/10/13/8999004.aspx) says it's OK, but its not. Net framework 3.5 can't be just uninstalled/installed ...
1
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3answers
536 views

How do I remove Need For Speed World?

I tried Need For Speed World to see if it was a fun game, but it wasn't. So I want to remove it, but there is no built in uninstaller and I can't find it in the list of removable software. I'm a ...
2
votes
1answer
121 views

How to determine where programs are currently installed Windows 7

I have a computer running windows 7, with 4 HDDs of various sizes. I've been pursuing a steady upgrade path, where each HDD is large enough to store a previous two. My issue is, I want to know if one ...
5
votes
6answers
12k views

How do I remove an old version of WinPcap?

When installing WinPcap 4.1.2 on Windows 7 I receive the following message "A previous version of WinPcap has been detected on this system and cannot be removed because in use by another ...
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votes
1answer
452 views

How to uninstall a program on Windows 7 via Linux [closed]

I have a dual boot system which has gathered some problem with malware or some other problem in Windows 7 due to which I am unable to use Windows 7. Is it possible to uninstall Windows 7 programs by ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Uninstallation of VB6 in Windows 7 issue

I am facing problems in uninstalling Visual Studio 6 Professional Edition from my laptop running Windows 7. Whenever I am trying to uninstall it, I am getting the following messages. I am posting the ...
3
votes
1answer
469 views

How can I uninstall Linux from a dual-boot machine?

I installed two OSes, Windows 7 and Linux. Now when I merge my disk partition D and F the grub> prompt is opened when I start my PC. I need to enter four commands to boot into Windows. I want to ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I completely remove my Visual C++ Express installation?

I have a bunch of 'Hotfix for Visual C++ Standard 2010 Beta 1 - ENU' updates installed. As well as 1 'Hotfix for Microsoft Visual C++ Express - ENU' I have already completely uninstalled Visual C++ ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to uninstall AMD Display Driver from other install of Windows

So my Windows 7 had a BSOD from an Ati driver file then restarting only gives me some wierd coloured lines at the top of the screen. Starting in safe mode causes the boot up to freeze at AtiPcie.sys ...
1
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1answer
75 views

Uninstalling hard deleted application from Windows7

Unfortunately, I have hard deleted the microsoft sql server folder present in program files folder. So now I need to uninstall the MSSQL server from my machine. I have tried but I got an error ...
1
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2answers
409 views

Uninstalling a program doesn't remove shortcuts from Start menu

This problem started very recently after a system restore. Each time I uninstall a program, it uninstalls correctly but the shortcuts remain in the Start menu. I can easily delete them by ...
0
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1answer
613 views

How do I completely uninstall Android?

I'm trying to Install Android SDK with Eclipse on my comuter. I did something wrong (I think I installed some Galileo components into Juno) and the Android plugins aren't working correctly. When I ...
1
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1answer
102 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 ...