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1answer
43 views

How to uninstall Windows versions of Linux Mint, after I refreshed my Windows 8 system?

You see, I refreshed my Windows 8 system, and now I've lost the Linux Mint uninstall option, though it's kept Linux Mint's files. So how can I uninstall Linux Mint? I can't even find the original ...
0
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1answer
811 views

Deleted deep freeze installation folder

Faronics Deep Freeze was installed in my computer, I wanted to get rid of it so I thawed the pc for some reboots, 5 or 6 i don't remember, then rebooted and BIG MISTAKE: I deleted the installation ...
0
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0answers
150 views

Is there a standard procedure to strip down Windows 8 to a reasonable minimum HDD footprint?

My brand-new Windows 8 Pro computer uses 32 GB of space on my precious SSD (on the main partition, not even counting the extra partitions taking 28GB). There's little obvious bloat, only a small ...
1
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1answer
10k views

Can I downgrade from the Windows 8.1 preview to Windows 8 if I have an OEM CD?

The internet is full of vague information about how you can downgrade the Windows 8.1 preview to Windows 8, and I kind of want to try it, but only if it's not going to be too inconvenient to uninstall ...
2
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1answer
421 views

Erase all traces of Windows 8

Just bought a new HP pavilion desktop with Windows 8. I wish to totally remove Windows 8 and all data on the hard drive, remove any windows partitions, delete all data, and then install a fresh ...
0
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1answer
208 views

How do I remove built-in applications from win8 [duplicate]

I purchased a new laptop that (unfortunately) comes with Win8. I would like to learn whether and how I can remove some of the pre-installed (built-in) applications that Win8 comes with. To be more ...
0
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2answers
326 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 ...
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2answers
2k views

Uninstalling Intel Proset/Wireless Bluetooth while upgrading to windows 8

I purchased Windows Upgrade 8 and ran Windows Update Assistant on existing windows 7. However, It is asking me to uninstall Intel Wireless bluetooth, as it is not compatible with windows 8. I did ...
2
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1answer
606 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 ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows 8 apps, after uninstalling whole app folder and data still resides?

I have just completed a fresh install of my new laptop with windows 8 as it came with a load of pre-installed rubbish. After deleting the apps that are pre-installed on any windows 8 install, I ...
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1answer
437 views

Can I unintall Bing Completely from WIN 8 [duplicate]

WIN I is a pain, but BING is a bigger pain, and I would love to remove the annoyance as it serves no purpose for me, but possibly MS. If I uninstall it completely will it cause any secret problems ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How to remove pre-installed Flash Player in Windows 8?

Windows 8 comes with Flash Player pre-installed. How do I remove it? It does not appear in "Programs and Features".
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1answer
229 views

Message: “To install this, you must first uninstall” but doesn't appear in programs list

I'm trying to install a Cisco VPN software (for my work) on my home computer. I'm running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, and I'm told that this software works fine on Windows 8 Pro. However, during ...
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1answer
90 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
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1answer
353 views

Windows 8 Java install is interrupted

Every time i attempt to install JRE 7u9 the installer gives me an error saying that java ran into an unexpected error please try installing later. Whenever i try I get the same error. I attempted to ...
9
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2answers
341 views

How do you uninstall Windows 8 apps that are not on the start screen?

If an app is on the start screen, I can right click it and choose "Uninstall" to uninstall it. But if I have previously chosen "Unpin from Start" for an app, so that the app is no longer on the start ...
2
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2answers
396 views

What happens when I uninstall Modern UI Applications?

What exactly happens when I uninstall Modern UI Applications from within the Tile View (not the Programs and Features from desktop view)? Will ALL the registry keys be removed? Will all the settings ...
1
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1answer
693 views

Uninstalling windows 8 without formatting the partition

I have three partitions: c:\ with XP E:\ data files D:\ with Windows 8 installed. All is now full of data so won't make space. Due to low resource I want to uninstall Windows 8 . Is there any way ...
3
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1answer
160 views

Problems with uninstallation of windows 8

I installed windows 8's developer preview version dual boot with win 7 ultimate. I put my win 8's partition to 11 GB (almost), but now when I try to uninstall the win 8 it dont allow me to uninstall ...
3
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3answers
241 views

How to uninstall an Application in Windows 8

Now there are two different types of applications (Modern UI and Desktop) and I'm wondering how to uninstall them now? Does the old "add/remove Application" still work?