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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Uninstall MS Office 2010 after installation partition is gone

On one of my PCs Microsoft Office 2010 was installed on partition D. After some reconfiguration this partition (which was on another harddrive) is gone and cannot be restored. Now I am unable to ...
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Uninstalled Program Icon Stuck on Launchpad in Mac OS X Lion

I am currently running OS X 10.7.2 on a MacBook Air. As a quick note, while this program was installed through Steam, I don't think it's a Steam issue. Background: Through Steam, I recently ...
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When using a 3rd party uninstaller on Windows, should I postpone reboot until after the leftover files are removed?

I'm using GeekUninstaller, because it's free and has pretty good reviews. Usually, I will choose the program I want to uninstall, go through the regular uninstallation process, and then ...
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ESET Smart Security removal fails - proxy server remains

A year ago I received a one-year license for ESET Smart Security. Today it was over, and I decided to replace it with a free alternative. Everything went fine, but one thing. After uninstalling, the ...
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Deleted deep freeze installation folder

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 to uninstall ubuntu 14.04 and reinstalling 12.04.03 lts

I installed ubuntu 14.04 but wanted to uninstall it because battery drains very quickly. So I decided to reinstall the old 12.04.03 lts. I formatted the the drive on which ubuntu was installed. ...
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Can not remove rEFInd on my macbook pro

I am trying to remove rEFInd so I run the command sudo rm -r /EFI/refind and I get the response: rm: /EFI/refind: No such file or directory My location is /Volumes/ESP/EFI anyone know what is ...
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How to uninstall ASUS ATK package?

I ran "Decrap My PC" on a new laptop. After restarting, I got the warning 4PG This program can only be executed on the Asus computer. I googled this and the only suggestion I found was reinstalling ...
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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. I ...
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Removing FLEXnet Connect Update Manager

Do you know how can I remove this unwanted software? Status line says copyright Acresso Software and or InstallShield. From the folder in ProgramData I understand it is version 11.
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How can I fully uninstall Netbox Blue (content/internet filtering program)?

I've left school and still have this filter on my laptop, was wondering if there is any way to uninstall, it's a similar program to K9 Web Protection.
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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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Uninstalling Visual Studio 2010 components

I installed the Professional edition of Visual Studio, asking for just the C# package. The program ended up installing all of the following: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Data-Tier Application ...
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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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Cannot remove Office 2010

Here is my problem: I have a computer with Office 2010 installed in. However, I really hate this version of Office and I would like to install Office 2007 (which is, in my opinion, really better). ...
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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 Remove A Broken Program From the Programs and Features List In Windows 7?

On a Windows 7 64-bit desktop, there is a program on the Programs and Features list (Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features) that refused to uninstall. The error obtained is: ...
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Uninstalled programs history on Windows 7

Is there a way to see a list of programs that have been uninstalled in a Windows 7 machine?
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Silent uninstall with the Flash Player Uninstaller

I am using this tool to uninstall broken Flash installations on Windows 7. I would like to known how it can be run silently from command line. I was able to find to some answers to this so I known ...
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How do I deactivate MS Office 2013 Home and Business?

We own two licenses of MS Office 2013 Home and Business. By mistake I installed the same one (via web install of the office.com website) on two different machines. Obviously when I try to activate the ...
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Trace an installation on a Mac OS X [duplicate]

is there a program that let's me trace an installaton on a Mac OS X. A before and after comparison of the installed programs and an option to delete them automatically. Thank you for any help ...
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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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Why can't you uninstall multiple programs at once in Windows?

Why won't Windows allow you to uninstall or remove multiple programs at once? What is the reasoning behind this? Will it mess up an internal system? I am not looking for how to uninstall multiple ...
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How to uninstall Java version 1.4

I would like to asks a question about how to uninstall my old version of java(1.4.2_06) if it is not shown in add/remove in control panel? I'm using windows xp. I already uninstalled all my java that ...
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Using msiexec to uninstall programs

I have found a batch file that removes a lot of bloatware etc. Example: start /wait MsiExec.exe /I{DB731A07-34DE-4BE0-AE94-45C83E28A56C} /quiet I guess the {DB731A07-34DE-4BE0-AE94-45C83E28A56C} ...
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Can't uninstall/reinstall .NET Framework 3.5 with DISM

My net framework 3.5 is broken. Verification tool (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2008/10/13/8999004.aspx) says it's OK, but its not. Net framework 3.5 can't be just uninstalled/installed ...
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Unable to uninstall python2.7.8 installed in ~/Downloads directory

I have read many answers regarding this kind of problem but unfortunately, I am unable to achieve the uninstallation. So please don't downvote or flag this question. I have python2.7.8 installed in ...
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Can't uninstall visual studio 2013 express

I saw that a community edition of visual studio was released, and as that seems like a better idea then 3 separate installations of visual studio, i tried to uninstall the visual studio 2013 express ...
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How do I uninstall any Apple pkg Package file?

Despite opinions to the contrary, not all packages are installed cleanly in only one directory. Is there a way to reverse the install process of a pkg file, preferably with the original package (or ...
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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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How can I uninstall fuse-ext2 and macfuse on Mac OS X

Can you please tell me how can I uninstall fuse-ext2 and MacFUSE on Mac OS X?
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Deleting $NtUninstall Folders from Windows directory

Can I safely delete old (i.e. 6 months or more) $NtUninstall folders from the Windows directory of my XP box? EDIT: thanks for the feedback everyone - does this also apply to the stuff in ...
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I uninstalled Java 1.5 but it still shows in Control Panel, and in Program Files directory?

I have uninstalled Java using the Control Panel > Uninstall or Change a program However I still see the Java option in the Control Panel and I still have directory c:\Program Files\Java\ I can ...
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Different types of Java updates

I have a machine that lists in its installed programs several versions of Java(TM) 6 update <some_number> and also one Java(TM) SE Runtime Environmet 6 Update 1 and one J2SE Runtime Environment ...
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Are old Java(TM) 6 Updates safe to remove?

I have a PC that when you list the programs installed on it shows: Java(TM) 6 Update 2 Java(TM) 6 Update 3 Java(TM) 6 Update 5 Java(TM) 6 Update 7 Java(TM) 6 Update 39 Is it safe to ...
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How to uninstall a program that was originally installed on a different drive? [duplicate]

I have a C: drive where I have Windows 7 64 bit installed and I used to have a D: drive on which I installed Paint.NET. This D: drive doesn't exist any longer. When I go to Control ...
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How to uninstall broken programs in windows 7

Could anyone tell me how to uninstall programs that their installation had a problem and therefore their uninstall doesn't work? I removed all their references in the registry and their folder on 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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Is it safe to uninstall Chocolatey?

Is it safe to uninstall Chocolatey after I have installed applications with it? I want to set up software for new PCs using Chocolatey, but want to remove the C:\Chocolatey folder. As far as I ...
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Cleaning up “Program Data” folder after Program Uninstallation

I have been uninstalling all of the software that I do not use to free up some space. Now that I'm done running all of the installers is there any easy way to clean up the program data folder without ...
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I want to uninstall Cygwin, but I don't have cygrunsrv

I want to uninstall Cygwin, but I don't have cygrunsrv. Can anyone help? I was trying to delete the folder and I might have deleted cygrunsev, which is what every website tells me I need in order to ...
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How to determine what program installed Syncrosoft License Manager?

I have the Syncrosoft License Manager installed, and as far as I can tell, this is a dongle-based licensing scheme. I do not have any software that requires a dongle, nor do I have a key dongle. I ...
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Files in 'C:/Users/Tomin Jacob' gone missing after uninstalling an application

Some minutes before I uninstalled Wise Folder from my Windows 8 system using IOBit Uninstaller. Am the admin of my system. The uninstallation took more time than usual, but I waited it to complete. ...
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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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Installed Office 365 Home Premium, got Office Professional Plus 2013

There was MS Office professional plus 2013 installed on Windows 7. I uninstalled it. Then I bought MS Office 365 Home Premium and installed it. But when I run it, product activation window appears ...
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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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How to revoke installation rights on an account on Windows 8.1?

A laptop has Windows 8.1 installed, with all the available updates. This laptop has two accounts: A and B. A (my account) has administrator rights. Is it possible to give B the same administrator ...
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Force Uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection 11?

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 blue-screen-of-deathed my computer. I was unable remove S.E.P. (Symantec Endpoint Protection) while booted in safe mode so I simply disabled all related services, and ...
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Error while deleting internet explorer

My Internet Explorer is not visible in the uninstall programs list but and when I try to remove the folder from c drive it shows the error You require permission from TrustedInstaller to make ...
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An uninstaller will only work with a reboot. Can I override this so that I don't have to reboot?

I've inadvertently installed some crap on my computer: "YouatubeAdBlocke" [sic] and "NextCoup". When I try to uninstall them, I'm presented with possibly the most annoying possible message saying: ...