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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Chrome: uninstalled applications keep coming back

Every time I uninstall an application or extension from Chrome, it keeps coming back. I use Chrome on several computers, and apparently uninstalling an application from a computer doesn't spread the ...
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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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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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Remove Altova Mission Kit

I tried the Altova software, and it's fine, but too much for my humble needs. I uninstalled it. Now, every time I right click on anything, the system tries to install Altova Mission Kit 2012. It's ...
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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 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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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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I installed IE 64bit from this site, now I'm running IE9 and can't get rid of IE 64bit, help!

I found this site when I upgraded my desktop pc to 64bit from the 32bit it came installed with. I then downloaded windows 8 for 64bit at the time, and found it caused me more problems than it did ...
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Unable to uninstall a font on Windows (Vista)

I'm unable to uninstall the font "Helvetica Neue" neither form the Windows Font tool (from the control panel) nor from any font tool downloaded from the internet (for example: The Font Thing 0.8) ...
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SQL Server 2005 Express won't uninstall

I'm trying to uninstall SQL Server 2005 Express from my machine. I think it got installed along with VS 2008, but I've never used it and now just want it gone. I go through Add/Remove to uninstall ...
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Why can't I uninstall Photoshop CC without also uninstalling Photoshop CC 2014?

I have both Photoshop CC and Photoshop CC 2014 installed on my computer. I'd like to uninstall Photoshop CC, but running the uninstall itself brings up both CC and CC 2014, with Photoshop CC greyed ...
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Could not uninstall Net framework 4.5.1

When I tried to uninstall framework 4.5.1, I got this problem as shown by this picture I had tried Net CleanUp, but the problem still remains. In my computer, I already installed framework 4 and ...
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Uninstall gcc from source

For fun, I compiled and installed gcc 4.7.2 in ~/build, which contains bin, doc, lib, include, man, share, et al. directories, all of which are added to the appropriate environment variables. Now I ...
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No Internet After Uninstalling Avira Internet Security

I am having an issue with one of client machine where after uninstalling Avira Internet Security I lost my internet connection. A weird thing is that, I can still open one website, but not the rest. ...
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How to uninstall a program that was not installed using the package manager?

So, I installed canto Atom/RSS reader using the source from the official website, but it was throwing me errors so I installed it using apt-get (this worked). Now, I want to uninstall the original but ...
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Windows 7 64bit side-by-side config error?

Since a recent windows update, I've been unable to run almost any program (including firefox, ie and origin) due to the following error: The application has failed to start because it's side-by-side ...
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How do I uninstall XP Mode in Windows 7?

I installed Windows XP Mode on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. However, the virtual machine update won't install so I cannot run XP Mode. At this point I decided to abandon the installation. I can't ...
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How do I remove the preinstalled Apache web server on Mac OS X Lion Server?

I want to remove the preinstalled web server from my Mac OS X Lion Server. How can I do that?
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Corel uninstall: “The path to the language folder could not be resolved…”

I bought a Windows 7 notebook which had Corel Home Office preinstalled. When I try to uninstall it, I get this error message: The path to the language folder could not be resolved, setup cannot ...
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How do I remove the AdminPage.exe program?

I installed the AdminPage.exe program on my laptop. Now I would like to remove/uninstall this software, but I can't do it. I did not find the real destination of this installation. From Task ...
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How to uninstall a driver from OS X

I have a 3G Modem, that i install on my mac, the first time it didn't want to work, i found out that i needed to update it (its firmware?) so as it works on my mac. That is what i did, and know it ...
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Dropbox Uninstalled Itself Again

This is a second time within 6 months this happens. I was doing my work when navigated to Dropbox folder on PC and noticed empty icons in place of files. There were file names with extension visible ...
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How to prevent internet explorer of being reinstalled? How to delete IE completely?

I have Windows 7. I tried to remove IE completely. However, windows itself always allows it to be reinstalled again: By going to the option "Set Program Defaults" one can always install IE again: ...
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VirtualBox and Vagrant uninstall succeed, PID still exist

I've recently tried to uninstall the Vagrant and VirtualBox softwares, and everything seemed to be fine. I ran the uninstall.tool from my shell to uninstall Vagrant and moved the VirtualBox.app from ...
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Uninstalling programs MSIEXEC always takes the same time to run

I've created a script that removes all of the SQL bits and pieces left over when you do an appwiz.cpl removal of SQL. Initially some components failed because of 'there is another installation in ...
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Removing or Uninstalling Ruby, Rails, and/or Gems from Mac OS X 10.9.4

I had some health issues and was away from my iMac for about 6-8 months. I’m not exactly sure which version of OS X was running when I stopped using it, but I had just installed Rails and was about ...
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PowerShell script to install software and handle reboots

I'm currently trying to write a PowerShell script and I don't know how to do it the best way. The goal (on 1 computer) : uninstalling a program silently (I have the package and the silent ...
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Does Uninstalling a secondary HDD (Device Manager) stops it from spinning?

I have 2 HDDs and the secondary one is 3 years old, so I don't want it to keep spinning all the time (to maximize its life). I tried setting power options to turn it off after 1 minute but sometimes a ...
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Uninstall Homebrew completely, which isn't located at the standard /usr/local location

When I installed rvm a while back, it installed Homebrew, without asking. It was not installed in the standard /usr/local location but to the user home directory ~. This hadn't been a problem (aside ...
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Remove iLike notification from Mac

I downloaded a free tiral of iLike on my Mac. I decided I didn't need it and so I deleted it (dragged it to the trash). However I am periodically getting notifications from the application as if it ...
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How do I uninstall/reinstall RealDownloader when it doesn't show up in Control Panel?

On my Windows 7 computer, RealDownloader stopped working. I'm trying to uninstall/reinstall it, but it doesn't show up under Programs and Features, nor can I find it in C:\Program Files (x86)\. I also ...
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Can't uninstall Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

I have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web on my laptop but I want to install the full version of Visual Studio Express 2013 (for both Web and Windows Desktop). Link to Visual Studio Express (full) ...
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Downgrading FANN Library

FANN (Free Artificial Neural Network) is one of those cmake-installed libraries. Because the latest version of FANN has some problems, I have to downgrade it from 2.2 to 2.1. Do I have to "uninstall" ...
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Comodo Program Manager service failed to start with error code 1067

I've installed Comodo Program Manager software and it is supposed to monitor my installs, which it was not doing so after investigating I found out that the background service fails to start with ...
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2x agent has no uninstall option

I have recently taken over managing some Windows Server 2003 Terminal Servers, and I notice that one of these servers is always running the process 2xAgeng.exe (as well as the service 2X Terminal ...
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can windows update uninstall ms office?or MBAM?

I recently ran the Malwarebytes free download, followed by a Windows Update and a reboot. The PC works fine, except MS Office has been completely removed! (It was a legitimate version which I ...
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Is there a standard procedure to strip down Windows 8 to a reasonable minimum HDD footprint?

My brand-new Windows 8 Pro computer uses 32 GB of space on my precious SSD (on the main partition, not even counting the extra partitions taking 28GB). There's little obvious bloat, only a small ...
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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 do I uninstall MongoDB on MacOSX?

My installation is not from MacPorts or Homebrew. I did it from the 10gen build as specified in http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-os-x/
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How to completely remove/uninstall ps3mediaserver from Ubuntu Server?

I've tried: sudo apt-get remove ps3mediaserver sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get purge ps3mediaserver I also rebooted the system several times. However, ps3mediaserver is still broadcasting as ...
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How to uninstall manual-installed svn?

Becaues of a weird bug, now I need to uninstall subversion which I previously compiled and re-install it from distribution in the hope to fix the bug. Below are the types(keywords in file or folder ...
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Access Denied on VS2012 Ultimate Uninstall

I am trying to uninstall VS2012 from my Windows 7 but it is giving me "Access Denied". I have no antivirus installed on my machine plus Windows firewall is also off. Can you help me fixing this ...
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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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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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Deleting buffalo ministation caused my window 7 to crash

When I deleted the programs related to the buffalo ministation my windows 7 computer crashed. I used the system repair disc and then I ran the system repair, system restore, system image recovery, ...
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Can't uninstall AVG Antivirus 2011

When I try to uninstall AVG Antivirus, I get the message Associated with Another Application I looked at "Task Manager" → "Processes" and stopped all related processes, but it didn't help. ...
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how do you clear apple/mac install program files?

I installed a 30-day "test drive" of QuarkXpress, but got pulled in to other projects and didn't have time to test it. I now need to test it, but the 30 days are up. So I want to install the "test ...
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Cannot uninstall device

Using Win 7 x64 and I have a device in my device manager that is not being used. Actually the "hardware" is not there, so its nonsense to have it in the device manager. I can disable it, but not ...
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Trying to uninstall MySQL connector, getting - 'Extensions' is not a valid short file name

I'm trying to uninstall MySql connector (6.3.6) and I keep getting - 'Extensions' is not a valid short file name. Googling made me look for 'Extensions' in the registry, but nothing was found. What is ...
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Cannot install visual studio, “Repair” or “Uninstall”

This is the second time downloading Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop. 2012 delivers the EXACT same issue. I am using Windows 8.1 and before downloading I installed all updates ...