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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Is It Possible To Recover Uninstalled Program From Operating System Lost Due to Formatting [duplicate]

A while back I had run Google Chrome on XP Some time later I had it uninstalled.Then some time later I also had my disk drive formatted and installed Windows 7 replacing my XP. Would it be possible ...
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How to uninstall Tomcat from MAC OS X

I have tomcat installed in my MAC 10.10.5 It was running fine on first installation. After that I have changed some configuration and now I am not able to see localhost:8080 I am using ./bin/...
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When installing OneDrive on Windows 7, Windows tells me to uninstall the previous version. I am unable to uninstall the previous version

This is on a work computer. For some reason they decided to recreate all of our user accounts. I needed to reinstall all the software I use. When I try to install OneDrive with OneDriveSetup.exe from ...
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How to uninstall a .NET language pack for good?

I've had the same problem as this guy for while, with Visual Studio showing me really annoying exceptions in French. I've tried uninstalling the Microsoft .NET Framework (French), and although the ...
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Uninstall git on linux, fedora

I installed git using sudo yum install git I believe git is corrupted in some manner, when I try to clone a repository from github it asks for my bitbucket password and the clone isn't a clone. I ...
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How to delete Rufus

I just downloaded Rufus. And no longer need it. I am looking to delete it completely off my computer. I go to controlpanel > Programs > Uninstall but it's not located in the programs menu. Any help?
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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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Remove / hide the “All Apps” shortcut from the Start Menu — or uninstall them totally

This question has two parts: I've Googled but cannot find anything about this. Is there a way to make that "All Apps" section disappear completely from the Start Menu? (The section to which I refer ...
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Unable to uninstall google chrome due to duplicating processes?

Google chrome has been very laggy, internet explorer is not, tried to uninstall it but says its opened, opened task manager end the processes, keeps duplicating. used avast anti virus, cc cleaner, ...
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Can't uninstall Office 2016 Preview, need to install 2015 edition. What do I do?

When I was trying to install Office 365 (2015) onto my computer, I received a message that I could not install it because I had a newer version of Office, the 2016 Preview. I tried uninstalling it in ...
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Invalid Installed application named real?

Whenever I enter the program your uninstaller in my laptop, the following message of a newly installed application is shown: with the following properties: I press the AutoFix button and ...
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How to fix Multiple BSOD on Windows 10 from safe mode?

Soon after installing and creating a VirtualBox, Windows froze during restart. I forced it to shut down, and have since had these BSOD's, as well as Page fault in non-paged area and Attempted write to ...
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How do I uninstall visual studio 2013 that ha installed as an administrator?

when I tried to install Visual Studio 2013 on Windows 8.1 it stopped working and crashed. I found out that I should installed it as an administrator. When I did that it installed perfectly. However, ...
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Is it possible Windows 10 upgrade uninstalled antivirus software?

Was using Trend Micro Titanium. Upgraded from windows 7. Used to see a notification saying Trend Micro was scanning in Windows 7. I haven't seen the notification in a month. Found the installation ...
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Reinstalling windows 8

I completely removed windows 8 and installed ubuntu mate on my laptop now I want to reinstall win 8. I have recovery on usb but noting in ubuntu will boot to usb, i have kali on another usb and that ...
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How do I Uninstall Windows 10? [duplicate]

I know this has been asked but I don't see any answers, just comments on the form of the question or responses that don't seem to speak my language. I unintentionally (yes, I meant to use that word) ...
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Followed below instructions, still no internet

I've checked and both IPv6 and 4 are checked, however I still cannot connect to the internet. I don't get it. I also tried to follow uninstall instructions and I don't know what to uninstall. My ...
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How to uninstall https_Downloader.exe/BitComet entirely?

I was trying to test out my vpn to see if they allow p2p/torrent. So I installed Bitcomet temporary and did a sample download. After I was done I uninstalled Bitcomet using there default uninstaller. ...
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Software thinks it is already installed, but isnt?

I have a game which I would like to install but whenever I insert the CD/mount the image, when the menu pops up it shows "Play" rather than "Install". The Control Panel does not show the software ...
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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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When uninstalling apps installed via Windows Store, how do I make sure none of its leftover files or folders remain?

Back on Windows 7, I could use software such as Revo Uninstaller which will scan my system for leftover files and folders that may be related to the uninstalled program. On Windows 10 modern apps, how ...
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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 8.1....
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Unable to uninstall programs since the Windows 10 upgrade

I have upgraded my Win7 Pro to Win10 and almost everything is working fine (suprisingly 99% of the already-installed programs worked perfectly). But now when I try to uninstall certain programs, I ...
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Uninstall or repair .NET application with missing assembly manifest on MS Server 2008 R2

Our company has a .NET service that is running on a client's MS Server 2008 R2. When I try to start the service, I get this error in the event viewer: The program or feature ... cannot start or run ...
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How do I remove Candy Crush Saga from Windows 10?

Windows 10 comes with "Candy Crush Saga" preinstalled, but I do not want it on my system. How do I remove it?
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Force MSI To Uninstall

How can I force this to uninstall without the MSI? The MSI is not on the website and I tried extracting the MSI... even installing with the EXE gives the exact same error below:
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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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Removing trusted modern apps in Windows 10

Windows 10 is working out well for me. However, there are some modern apps that are built in such as Mail and Calendar that don't have an uninstall option. Calendar is one such modern app. As far ...
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How do I uninstall Norton 360?

It keeps popping up with the update to make it windows ten compatible and it interrupts whatever im doing, and I've even tried caving and updating it and that doesn't work. I'm just getting rid of the ...
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Getting rid of a windows update which will not uninstall via wusa or the control panel, windows 8.1

How do you uninstall a particular unwanted windows update when using the" wusa /uninstall /kb:ZZZZZZZ " gives an error message "Windows Update Standalone Installer, Update for Microsoft Windows (...
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Uninstall program in windows 7 [closed]

How do I uninstall a program when the Programs and Features tool in the Control Panel says there is not enough memory to uninstall any program every time I try?
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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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Automate Driver Uninstall and Reinstall on Windows 7

I need to automate the uninstall and reinstall a driver on Windows 7. The process to manually do this is: Start Right Click Computer > Manage Device Manager > Network Adapters Right Click Intel(R) ...
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Why do have most (Windows) programs such 'complicated' setup programs?

There seems to do a lot of complicated stuff going on - that also make it hard to uninstall when (i.e.) the original uninstaller breaks down. Why isn't it just as simple as: Unzip all unique files ...
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Hidden MS Office files, bloated HD?

At work, we were all getting upgraded to MSOffice Five Million or whatever they're up to. Most people had IT upgrade their computers, I went online and tried to do the upgrade from our company website....
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Uninstalling KB3020369

I am using a brand new embedded system that runs Windows 7, and it has spontaneously installed the Update KB3020369. I'd like to get rid of it as it is eating up precious disk space, but the standard ...
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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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Mobile Me crippled a Win7 machine running Office 7

MobileMe has interfered with Win7 and Office7. A variety of unrelated tasks starts Windows Installer when the Control Panel is invoked or any previously installed and working version of an Office7 ...
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How to uninstall OneDrive/SkyDrive from Windows 7

I hate OneDrive/SkyDrive for a lot of reasons. I want to uninstall it. Unfortunately, neither OneDrive nor SkyDrive are not in the "Uninstall or change a program" list of the Control Panel. QUESTION: ...
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Getting Rid of Software Records for Software installed on an external disk?

So I'm cleaning out an old computer, and several of the programs it thinks it has were actually installed on an old drive, that's now gone. For some of them, it prompts to get rid of them because it ...
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Uninstalling VS2012 hangs on system restore point

I am trying to uninstall VS2012 on my dev VM and have tried the following so far: -Turned off Windows Defender completely -Disabled restore point creation in System Settings -Used the cmd prompt ......
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Would the aggressive use of an uninstaller tool be equivalent to a fresh install of the OS?

I would like to speed up a slow Dell Inspiron 1545 running Windows 7. It is something like 5 years old with the original OS installation on it. I know that reinstalling the OS would do the trick but ...
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Uninstall pdfforge requires allowing an unknown program to run

I want to uninstall pdfforge Toolbar. I have inadvertently installed it alongside PDFCreator. I go to Control Panel -> Unisntall Program. But it asks me to allow an unknown program to run. I can tell ...
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Uninstall a program tile in Windows 8.1

How to add "Uninstall a program" tile to Windows 8.1 start menu? I want shortcut tile to Windows standard "Uninstall a program" window, Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features I tried ...
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How to uninstall software that doesn't appear in Programs and Features as well as in uninstall softwares?

I have in my Windows 7 64 bit a LabCenter Electronics' Proteus 7.7 Professional I would like to uninstall. Unfortunately the installation didn't give any uninstall executable file and I can't find the ...
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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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How to identify a windows installation folder?

I'm working on a pc that sometimes randomly boots up windows 10. It has 2 SSD's and 5 HDD's. BCDedit doesn't show the windows installation. How can I find where this windows 10 installation is ...
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Reinstalling software giving Abort message

I installed a software and uninstalled it. When I am trying to reinstall, it showing up Abort message as, one or more newer versions of the product are already installed. An upgrade is not ...
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Ubuntu: how to remove emacs 23 data files

I had emacs 23 installed via apt-get, but I want to remove it completely before upgrading to emacs 24. I did sudo apt-get remove emacs* to remove emacs 23. But some emacs 23 files remain. locate ...
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How to completely uninstall Jenkins from OS X

I tried to install Jenkins on my OS X, that was successfully but usage is not quite successful. So planning on complete/clean uninstall and redo it back. Any help on what all the traces of Jenkins ...