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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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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How do I uninstall iconv from a Mac?

I'm trying to get Homebrew working, and brew doctor returns several warnings, one of which is this: Warning: The following libiconv files were detected in /usr/local: include/iconv.h Homebrew doesn't ...
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Is MacPorts the only thing that uses /opt/local?

The procedure for uninstalling MacPorts involves deleting many directory subtrees, including /opt/local. I was suspicious of this; the directories in /opt/local have the same names as many found in / ...
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Uninstall Accents Facile

I installed Accents Facile on my Windows 7 machine a month back when I was doing some writing in French. Specifically, the MacAccents.exe. Now, I want to uninstall, but I cannot figure out how to do ...
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How to completely remove Synergy v1.3.1 from Mac OS X 10.8?

Once upon a time, I installed Synergy. I never use it, so now I want to remove it. Synergy doesn't install as a "normal" Mac app (or at least it did't before), so you can't simply "drag it to the ...
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Can I uninstall a device driver through an INF section?

At MSDN it is stated that there are two techniques to install INF files on Windows XP or later: Programmatically through SetupCopyOEMInf function. Add an entry called CopyInf on an INF section. ...
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Installed Dreamweaver 5.5 has not any uninstall. How to remove it?

I'd installed Dreamweaver 5.5 some months ago and now I want to uninstall it. But there is no uninstall file in directory, or even there is nothing in Control Panel -> Programs. There is no Creative ...
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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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Uninstall VMware Workstation v8.04 completely from Windows 7

I wanted to uninstall VMware Workstation v8.04 from my Windows 7 64-bit machine. I could not do that from Control Panel. I received "The MSI failed" error like this: ...
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How to uninstall trial software safely/completely on a Mac?

Is there any way to safeguard your harddrive when installing trial software? I want to make sure each and every file that was installed gets deleted, is that possible?
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Uninstall GarageBand '08

I want to uninstall GarageBand '08 because my 2007 iMac is running low on disk space. So far, I think I can delete these: GarageBand app Library/Application Support/Garageband/ Library/Audio/Apple ...
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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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Catalyst Control Center removal

I've recently tested a graphics card on a machine that required different drivers than my onboard integrated graphics, so I had catalyst control center installed. After I pulled out the graphics card ...
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Uninstalling Paid Software with Key Code

I have never uninstalled paid software (that uses a long Activation code) before in order to use it on another computer, but that's what I want to do now. I need to do it with Photoshop (from my old ...
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How do I remove funmoods from Chrome?

I was installing vlc video player. But accidentally, I ended up installing the funmoods toolbar app too. How do you get rid of it?
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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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Where is Java hiding on my PC?

In my efforts to root out the mysterious Java 1.5.0_11 installation I have hiding somewhere on my PC, I completely uninstalled Java. Now, a search in Explorer turns up nothing, but on the command ...
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Unable to uninstall Avast and Avira [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot uninstall Avast Free Antivirus I have two antivirus programs installed (Avira and Avast), and it is really impacting performance. I tried uninstalling them using ...
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How to completely remove a driver from disk and registry?

I'm having some issues with an HP driver installation on a Windows 7 machine, probably because the driver was once installed and has not been deleted properly. The installer no longer works and aborts ...
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Force removal of semi-existent Office Standard 2010 installation

I had an Office Standard 2010 installation which did not fully un-install at the first attempt. It's still in the list of installed programs, but some of the files and registry records might already ...
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How to completely remove a program from my PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How best to manually uninstall a program in windows 7/vista I have a problem uninstalling applications using Windows 7, Whenever I install a trial or limited program, ...
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Manually uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials (error 8007066F when uninstalling)

When trying to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Vista x86 via Programs and Features, I got an error message, code 8007066F, with no description. How can I remove Security Essentials? ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu without removing or uninstalling Windows?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 on the same computer. I want to uninstall Ubuntu and just use Windows 7. I'm afraid if I uninstall Ubuntu, it will remove Windows 7 as well. How can I ...