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 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 ...
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Do I Really Need all these Java Versions?

I am not sure how it happened, but when running the Control Panel to Install/Uninstall/Change application software on my Windows 7 (Home edition) system, I find several versions of Java installed. I ...
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How to remove all installation of opencv from fedora 17?

I want to remove opencv from my fedora. I installed it from scratch by compiling it. It was loaded to /usr/local directory but distributed to all folders inside. Is there any special command or ...
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How Do I Uninstall Unofficial Software On Fedora 17

I would like to know how to uninstall unofficial software in Fedora 17 GNOME(by unoffical I mean like RPMs I got from the Internet)
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Unable to remove intel small business advantage

When I try to remove intel small business advantage from my computer, it asks for a password. My windows password and Live account password is invalid, so what is that password? This is new Windows 8 ...
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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 ...
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Driverpack Solution makes a whole bunch of programs

I am using Driver Pack solution 12.3 to update my drivers. I used it and installed 55 drivers. I noticed that there are now several dozen new entries in add/remove programs under the name Windows ...
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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 ...
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Uninstall many programs

How to uninstall many programs in Windows? Right now I browse to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features then choose programs one at a time. Is there any application where I can ...
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Can I safely apt get remove a kernel that I apt-get-install'ed?

I installed a pae kernel on my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit box in order to try it (I thought I would add RAM to my computer which I finaly didn't). It automatically added an entry to grub's boot menu with ...
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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 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++ ...
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Problems uninstalling MacPorts

I am new to mac and OSX, and I installed MacPorts, and a few minutes later I realized that I confused it for another program that I intended to install. Now I have no idea how to uninstall it. I have ...
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How to uninstall Hotspot Shield's VPN adapter driver?

After installing Hotspot with Revo Uninstaller then uninstalling it completely from my system, I'm still left with Hotspot's VPN adapter driver. This bothers me a great deal. Unfortunately I did ...
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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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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 ...
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Uninstalling Visual Studio 2010 components

Hope I'm asking this in the right place. I've recently installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional (for a university project). We have to design a dummy interface for a system modelling scrum management ...
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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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What's the difference between these Intel components?

What's the difference between the Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST) and Intel Chipset software (and INF update utility)?
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MySQL Server 5.5: Uninstaller gone missing - how to uninstall while preserving data and settings?

I'm running MySQL Server 5.5.25 64-bit on a Windows 7 machine. Recently I wanted to upgrade to the latest 5.5.28 version, but the installer wouldn't recognize the installed instance. I then noticed ...
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How to delete HDF5 completely?

I want to run a Python script that uses the module netCDF4. Therefore I followed the instructions here: http://netcdf4-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/netCDF4-module.html For what reason ever, ...
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Hide or uninstall apps for particular users in Mac OSX 10.8

I am trying to create a second user login on my laptop so I can separate all my personal apps and documents from my work ones as I use my laptop at work. Both accounts have admin privileges. How can ...
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How can I uninstall Java 7 Update 5 when I don't have the “jre1.7.0_05-c.msi” file?

Whenever I try to update to the latest version of Java, an installation of Java 7 Update 5 is detected and then I'm asked for the file, jre1.7.0_05-c.msi, which I don't have, so then the installation ...
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Uninstall unplugged USB driver

Running WinXP, I have a Lacie USB HD which prevents (by some bug) starting and terminating of applications on my computer when I plug it in, and so I'm not able to uninstall the device driver. How can ...
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Cannot install 64 bit Microsoft Visio 2013 after uninstalling Office 2010 32 bit

I have Windows 7 64 bit. Few days ago, I installed 32 bit Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visio 2010. Later, I wanted now to try Microsoft Visio 2013 64 bit. Hence with Revo Uninstaller Pro and ...
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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 ...
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how could you create a transparent user filesystem

I would like to know how you could create a root filesystem on a rom image but have it transparently linked to a users home folder. I wish to create a symbolic link to usr/bin within the users home ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Accidentally installed two versions of git

I originally had git installed via Homebrew, but on this machine I forgot to setup the bash completion. So when I attempted to download the git source I accidentally installed a second version of git ...
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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 ...
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How do I delete an application entirely and prevent this from happening?

My Mac still runs processes from a program I deleted. How do I delete an application entirely and prevent this from happening? My Mac still runs processes from a program I deleted
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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 ...
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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?
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How to uninstall VMware Player 4? “The MSI '' failed” keeps popping up

I have been trying to uninstall VMware Player 4 for more than 5 days because I need to install the version no. 5 but I can't do it... The message: "The MSI '' failed" keeps popping up and the process ...
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What do I do with this error I get when uninstalling Microsoft Office 2007?

I am on a study to create an add-in in outlook using Visual Studio 2010. But as I had Microsoft Office 2007 it was showing an error while debugging. So, I thought of installing Microsoft Office 2010, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to uninstall Yahoo toolbar for Firefox 15

My kids downloaded something, which installed the Yahoo toolbar. I have tried every trick I can think of, and all I can do is get the bar to not show itself. There still is a Yahoo! menu, and I think ...
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How can I uninstall a component that was installed by Web Platform Installer?

Microsoft's Web Platform Installer made it very easy to get IIS, PHP, xdebugger, etc installed and configured. There seems to be one major drawback. Once a component is installed, there doesn't seem ...
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Uninstall an Windows Update with a Script

I created a series of images for various types of hardware based on a user specs, but they have now decided that they no longer want IE9 but IE8 instead due to web apps. I can roll back the update on ...
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How to completely remove MySQL from a windows 7 machine

I'm new to MySQL struggling to find a version and workbench which works stably on my 64 bit windows 7 machine. I've decided to attempt to completely remove MySQL from my machine and to restart the ...
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Removing correctly from a linux system Eclipse

I've installed eclipse not via the package manager but decompressing the tar.gz. Besides the directory and ~/.eclipse/ do I need to remove anything else? I want to do a fresh installation because ...
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If I have Java 7 Updates 4 & 5 both installed, I can delete the earlier one, correct?

Also have JavaFX 2.1.1 installed, if that's relevant. Windows 7 OS.
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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 ...
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How to remove Ahnlab policy agent?

Anybody know how to remove the Ahnlab Policy agent? I was forced to install it so that I could connect to the campus network when I visited Korea. Now that I'm home, I would like to remove it. ...
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CLI way of uninstalling a Windows update?

Basically, what can be achieved by going to Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > View Installed Updates > Right Click Uninstall, but through the command line? Looking for a way that works across the ...
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Will uninstalling Microsoft Outlook for Mac affect other office products?

I have never used Outlook and never wish to use it. The only products I use from Office are Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Can I just drag Outlook to Trash. If delete Outlook will this affect the other ...
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Incomplete install location

So, there's a major beef that I have with windows and their stupid updates. I know they're helpful and all, but every time I restart my computer after installing an update there's 5 more waiting.... ...