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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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 ...
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How to uninstall/remove Package Control from Sublime Text 3?

Searching for uninstall package control on Google, only results showing how to install packages with Package Control, or remove them, but not removing Package Control itself. How can I remove Package ...
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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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Changing default Java Runtime Environment from 1.8 to 1.7

I'm currently trying to change the default JRE on my computer from 8 to 7. I was attempting to fix a glitch involving the game Minecraft by updating to the JRE8 beta build, but it seems like that ...
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Can't Uninstall HP ProtectTools

I have HP ProBook with preinstalled HP Protect Tools I tried to uninstall it, but it say that HP FILE SANITIZER & HP Device Access Manager must be first uninstalled. But i can't find them in ...
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How to remove SelectionLinks extension from Chrome on Windows?

It's not possible to remove it using the standard extension disablement/removal features in Chrome - the checkbox is disabled. I also found that the extension gets installed under ...
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How to check if make uninstall will work

FYI I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan. I compile things using CMake and make on my machine on a day to day basis, but without so far having understood CMake or make in any respectable depth at all (I have ...
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Fix Duplicate Entries In The Add/Delete Programs List?

I made a new administrator account on Windows 8.1. I took all the files and icons on my desktop, and put them onto a usb stick. Then I deleted the old administrator account so that now I just have one ...
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Finding the cause of “Please wait until the current program is finished uninstalling or being changed”

When I try to uninstall a program from Windows 7 through the Control Panel (Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features, and not a third-party software like Revo Uninstaller) I see ...
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How do I uninstall Fedora 23 (dual boot with Windows 10)?

This is the Disk Management on Windows 10. I have no idea what to remove. I don't have the installation disk as Windows 8 came pre-installed with my laptop. Please help me with this.
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Deleted Deep Freeze installation folder but Deep Freeze is still active

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 ...
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How do I uninstall Windows 8 Consumer Preview?

Say, for instance, I don't like this Windows 8 consumer preview and that I downloaded, agreed to terms and installed it on my machine. How do I get rid of it? I want to go back to what I had before ...
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Disable or Uninstall the Metro subsystem

In the old days of Windows, we could disable and uninstall unused subsystems in Windows, like Posix on Windows. See, for example, KB 101270, Disabling the POSIX Subsystem. I'm using Windows 8 and ...
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Is it possible to run an application installer in a reversible transaction?

I'd like to run a Windows installer (.exe, .msi) in such a way that I can see precisely what files, registry keys, and anything else it has added/touched/deleted. Preferably have an easy option to ...
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Uninstall and completely remove folder and data everytime? [duplicate]

In my experience of using computer, I've only used windows OS. From XP until Windows 10 today. What bothers me most of the time is whenever I uninstall a program, there bound to be empty folders ...
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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 ...
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Uninstall Bluestacks Old Version

How can I uninstall BlueStacks older version I guess 0.7.11.885 something . I installed it using BlueStacks_HD_AppPlayerPro_setup_REL I cannot even upgrade to newer version until I uninstall it. ...
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Leftovers after uninstallation of software in windows

What is the process of knowing the leftover files and registry entries after the uninstallation of a software in Windows?
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Multiple Processes of “Java Web Start Launcher” showing up in the Task Manager when uninstalling Java

A few days ago, I planned to uninstall Java because I don't need it anymore. I use an uninstaller named 'Revo Uninstaller' to do a thorough uninstallation of older versions of Java. I was able to ...
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Im using lubuntu with no dual boot, it has had a fatal crash and needs to be completely removed

So my lubuntu OS v. Willey 14.04 has had a melt down the initial cause was a rewrite of the chown file and has grown from there, I can currently only access the terminal or an unusable desktop, I need ...
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Is there a Windows 7 uninstall log that shows who uninstalled what?

Is it possible to know who uninstalled a specific application from Windows 7 event logs?
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How to uninstall screen (monitor / display) drivers?

While testing out some different computer screens (also called displays or monitors) on a Windows 7 SP1 system, I installed the .INF files for each screen. I also installed the .ICM (color matching ...
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How should I uninstall Visual Studio Ultimate 2013?

I want to uninstall Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 and install the Community edition. However, I am unable to due so since the setup blocks me saying that Ultimate 2013 is installed, despite me having ...
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NetBeans 7.1.2 will not uninstall properly on Windows 7

I don't usually have issues adding or removing different versions of NB so i was supprised to run into this. On my Windows 7 Box when I removed NB and canceled the installation since i decided it ...
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Reinstalling software

I have just accidentally uninstalled a piece of software applicable to my new printer, using the uninstall command in the Control Panel. I was looking for something else! How do I undelete or ...
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How can I remove Postgres completely from my Mac?

I have been experiencing spooky behavior with Postgres after using the Mac installer for Postgres. There seems to be an existing half-baked Postgres installation that was already there and remains ...
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How do you forcefully remove apps in Windows 10?

How can I remove apps that Windows doesn't seem to allow to be uninstalled, like Xbox and Groove Music?
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Is it safe to uninstall “Surface Platform Installer”?

The largest program on my computer (excluding Windows Store apps and TF2) is the Surface Platform Installer. It doesn't show from a quick search in the Search bar. It's a folder in my C:\ drive that ...
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Uninstalling Google Update

So, I installed Google Chrome a while back to test it, but I'm still too attached to Firefox to let go. Today I uninstalled Chrome, but I see Google Update spread all around my PC. There's a Firefox ...
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Error when trying to remove a program

Can not find script file "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\OFFICEICON.vbs". This error shows when uninstalling any program. I've been unable to locate a resolution for it. I tried to use: ...
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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 ...
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Uninstall Aobo Keylogger

Really not sure how to uninstall Aobo Keylogger for Mac. It's sooo annoying in my "status bar" at the top of my MacBook Pro. Anyone know how?
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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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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 ...
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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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Cannot uninstall program- 'Error number: 0x800440702 Description: Failed to load dll: E'

I recently installed the game Black and White on my Windows 10 pc and as it is a windows 98 game I had to tweak certain parts to enable it to work on Windows 10. I accidentally went through the steps ...
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Start a program based on a wildcard in a Batch Script

I'm creating a setup script for a program developed by someone else. Their installer won't install over an existing version, so I need to uninstall any previous installations. The uninstaller is ...
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Most programs not visible in Programs and Features in windows 7

The issue I'm having is that only a small percentage of programs show up in the "Program and Features" section of Windows 7, where a user can uninstall programs. Formerly known as add/remove programs. ...
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Removing Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (x64)

I'm trying to remove the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (x64). It says it's uninstalled when I try to remove it from Control Panel->Programs and Features, but the list item ...
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How to uninstall Skype for Business Web App Plug-in on Mac?

Installed this today and don't see it in the applications folder. I think the program used to be called Lync before it was changed to "Skype for Business". Anyway, I have no idea where the files are ...
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Removing Symantec Antivirus from a Mac?

I installed Symantec Antivirus on my Mac (mid-2009 MacBook Pro) running Snow Leopard (10.6.2) via a work-provided software gizmo - along with some other software. I've had nothing but trouble since ...
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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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Is it possible to do a complete, clean, uninstall of Phantom JS after it has been compiled in place?

I’ve just built and compiled PhantomJS for use on a Raspberry Pi. To do this, I cloned the GitHub repository, than used a build.sh command that—after 5 hours—has generated few executables, copied or ...
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Canon MX420 series MP Drivers

A couple months ago I realized there's an alien software installed in my computer, Canon MX420, I know because I am using EPSON and not Canon, so I decided to uninstall it but it failed, reason, used ...
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Stopping Microsoft Search from eating my hard drive

I have Windows Vista on a machine and I noticed quite a bit of hard drive was disappearing. I ran a utility to show me where it all went. I found the following directory consumes over 2GB of space: ...
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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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I upgraded to Windows 10 and want to remove Lenovo Fingerprint Manager, but uninstall fails with 'unsupported operating system.' How can I remove?

My Lenovo W540 was originally a Win 8.1 machine and came with Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro preinstalled. I upgraded to Windows 10. Since Windows 10 (and 8.1, 8.0 and 7) manage fingerprint ...
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Uninstalling program with no uninstall option

For Symantec Endpoint Protection, only the repair button is shown. I however; need to uninstall it. How can I uninstall it? My user account has administrative rights. Version is Windows 7
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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... ...