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Ensuring a complete uninstallation of PostgreSQL after a botched instal Windows)l

I recently attempted to install PostgreSQL on a Windows XP SP3 machine using the EnterpriseDB installer. The installation was not successful, probably because I did not remember to turn off my ...
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How do I uninstall Total Copy?

I installed Total Copy on a machine a while back http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/Total-Copy.shtml I want to get rid of it. When I right click dragging a folder into another ...
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How to Uninstall Linux Mint 14 From Windows XP Without CD

This is kind of a follow up to a question I just asked, but... I'm planning to install Linux Mint 14 in a dual boot with my existing Windows XP setup, but I want to make sure I know how to uninstall ...
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“Setup cannot uninstall windows XP”

Got a call from my dad that his computer is trying to uninstall XP. Established RDC and this is what is appearing when the system boots to desktop: The full text is "Setup cannot uninstall ...
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1answer
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How to force WinXP to ask for password before software installation/uninstall?

I really like some of the linux security measures it uses. So what i'd like to do is have WinXP Pro SP3 ask for my user password everytime i try to install/remove software. I know I can't make ...
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How to uninstall NetBeans 7.1.2 after system restore in Windows XP ?

I did a system restore on my laptop running on Windows XP. After the system restore procedure, NetBeans 7.1.2 will not execute anymore. I uninstalled NetBeans, but the uninstall procedure could not ...
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Can't install Silverlight on Windows XP SP3 - any ideas how to?

I tried all to install the Silverlight: clean install, uninstalling the Silverlight with following registry clean-up by the CCleaner as well as all methods How to clean a corrupted Silverlight ...
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How to uninstall .Net 4.0 in safe mode?

After installing .NET 4.0 started receiving BSODs right before login (Windows XP SP3). Last known good configuration doesn't work, but safe mode works. Trying to uninstall the .NET from Add/Remove ...
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1answer
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Selectively Uninstalling Windows Updates

I recently installed a bunch of updates from the Windows update site. Now, some of the previously installed enterprise Java applications on my computer are not functioning properly, so I would like ...
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1answer
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MAC OS X 10.6.8 - Uninstalling VMWare Fusion

Does anyone know if uninstalling Fusion (using the correct uninstaller for it), also uninstall Windows and associated apps? If not, is there a correct sequence to get rid of all things Windows ...
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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 ...
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Can I prevent a program from opening my browser and sending me to a web page when I uninstall it?

It really annoys me when I uninstall a program only to find that its last act of crappiness is to open my web browser and send me to some page to answer questions about why the app is so crappy that I ...
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Uninstalling mule from services.msc on Windows XP OS

I've downloaded a version of mule and have installed it via cmd using the command "mule install" from C:\mule\bin. Now it is in my Windows services window. Unfortunately, I think my mule program has ...
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Uninstall Java from registry/system after manually deleting folder

When I go to 'Add or Remove Programs' in Windows XP, I see entries for some old JDK installations such as 'Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 16'. When I click the Remove button I get the message 'Fatal ...
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1answer
645 views

Remove 64-bit Internet Explorer from Windows XP 32-bit system

I need to remove 64-bit IE from a Windows XP Pro 32-bit system. Can I just install the 32-bit version with 64-bit and pick 32-bit as default? Then uninstall 64-bit version? This is not on my PC, ...
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2answers
987 views

How can I make the Add/Remove Programs list populate more quickly?

I have a Windows XP Pro SP3 computer. The Add/Remove Programs window opens, but programs take about 50 minutes to load. This started when I downloaded Adobe X. The error message I'm getting says there ...
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Complete removal of Oracle Developer Suite 10g from Windows XP (SP3)

Does anyone know how to remove/uninstall Oracle Developer Suite 10g from Windows XP (SP3) ? It's not appearing in the "Add or Remove Programs" list and it doesn't have a built-in uninstaller. I've ...
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Track When Program Installed

Is it possible to set an audit policy to track when a program has been installed or uninstalled? Not using MSI installer at the moment.
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Unknown USB Add/remove program entries

I have the following entries in my Windows XP Professional Add/Remove Programs window: USB Storage Driver. Registry uninstall entry details: ...
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XAMPP 1.7.3 uninstall problem

Error of XAMPP 1.7.3 during uninstalling 'CSCRIPT.EXE' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. XAMPP uninstall not OK Press any key to ...
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if i have admin rights on a machine why can't i uninstall this software

i am trying to uninstall a number of pieces of software on my machine. I have admin rights but a number of items are rejecting this uninstall process due to privilege. Here is an example: any ...
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What are the most common folders for software to store data and information?

This question is closely linked with my previous question, so it may make more sense to read that first. I want to remove all the personal data and software files from a friends computer so it can be ...
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What's the best way to completely remove everything from a computer, without re-installing?

I have a friend who wants to sell their computer, but obviously all personal information and software that it is on it needs to be removed before doing so. Usually I would format and reinstall it, ...
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How to uninstall Windows XP/7 [closed]

A simple question but tough one for me to answer . How do I uninstall my Windows XP Completely
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1answer
450 views

uninstall corrupted software

my nephew deleted some files of a software(VS studio 2010);now I wanna uninstall it completely but in ''add or remove programs'' I cant do uninstallation properly,an error message comes up indicating ...
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Windows XP remove program files

When I am trying to remove program from "Add or Remove Programs" I get an dialog with ability to chose instalation file. But I didn't have that file. So I can't remove program... Is there any another ...
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Cleanup Windows XP on netbook

I already moved all installed application software to drive D:, but C: (4&nnsp;GB SSD) is full since the auto update to SP3. I don't need or want things like Windows Media Player, Windows Messenger, ...
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How can I disable Lumension Sanctuary

I'm an administrator on my computer but I can't work out how to uninstall/disable Lumension Sanctuary. There is no Uninstall button in the uninstall programs list. I've disabled the service ...
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Any software to remove $NtUninstallxxxxx (Windows XP)

Any commercial or free software to give me a list and descriptions of patch uninstalls and let me remove selected ones? I've tried Windows XP Update Remover, but seems it doesn't provide any ...
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Firefox 3.5.6 Uninstaller not working

I want to uninstall Firefox 3.5.6 in favor of Opera 10.10. However, I've went into Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs and tried clicking Remove from there, but nothing happens. I go into the ...
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How to uninstall any program if Windows XP's Add and Remove unable to uninstall?

How to uninstall any program if Windows XP's Add and Remove unable to install? because it's asking for source .msi file to uninstall and i doesn't have source file now. it's deleted long ago.
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Remove Internet Security 2010 virus?

My system is infected with Internet Security 2010. I can't even go to task manager or boot in safe mode. I also can't even run any antivirus programs. Are there any solutions?
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How to uninstall linux in dual boot installed with windows xp

I have Windows XP installed in dualboot with Ubuntu, how can i remove the ubuntu installation and go back to only XP
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Cannot uninstall XP SP3 update

I need to uninstall Service Pack 3 because it broke a program I rely on (FrameMaker). I have done this before on other computers using Microsoft's SP3 uninstall instructions. However, on this ...
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How can I uninstall MusicJukeBox?

I have recently installed Music JukeBox. Post-installation, it is not working properly. I want to uninstall MusicJukebox, however, I get an error message: The Path is not valid/Program maybe ...