2022 Developer Survey is open! Take survey.

Questions tagged [uninstall]

The process of removing an installed program from a computer, including (but not always) any additional data, like user profiles, registry entries, services, etc...

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
2 answers
17 views

Ubuntu won't uninstall opera via commandline

I am trying to uninstall opera from my machine running Ubuntu via the command line as described here under the section "method 2", however I am not having success. Here is a copy of my ...
user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
9 views

How to determine the associated program of an installed file/directory?

Is there a direct method of determining which installed program/application created a given file/directory? Usage of 3rd-party software is fine, or a repeatable sequence of steps that works for a ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
9 views

Uninstall complitly and install SQLServer 2019

How can uninstall SQL Server 2019? I deleted each folder one by one and stopped all SQL Server related services. I can not delete again and again. These products that appear to be installed can not be ...
user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
61 views

Can't disable or remove Microsoft Edge?

I'm following this to remove or disable Edge. I first terminated it in Task Manager. Then, I tried to rename the folders, as suggested, which didn't work: I then tried to uninstall it, as suggested, ...
user avatar
  • 157
0 votes
1 answer
23 views

Deleting old Dropbox files?

I installed Dropbox, and after some time I uninstalled it. Now i see stuff from Dropbox in my user folder. It wasn't created on this machine, but they were copied here. If i delete them, do they get ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
31 views

How to prevent program uninstall by administrator from registry

I have a way to control access to the registry. I am looking for a way to prevent the administrator from uninstalling any program. I am aware that there is a way to prevent users from uninstalling ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
27 views

No uninstall button for Google font in Windows' font settings

In Windows' font settings Roboto, Roboto Condensed, and Roboto Slab are listed but no uninstall button is provided. Based on a similar Super User question, here's what I've tried to no avail: Using ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
62 views

Find stale installed programs with PowerShell

Is there an easier way to find stale installed programs with PowerShell than recursively visiting each sub-folder of Program Files for the newest access date? It seems this is such a basic common need,...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
65 views

How to uninstall an widows update (patch) in silent mode using terminal or powershell?

Tried using wusa /uninstall /kb:4497464 /quiet, but from windows 10 they have deprecated the quiet flag. Is there any other ways to uninstall, please let me know.
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
49 views

I ran an unistall.exe in /Program Files. It marked the entire folder for deletion. How do I prevent that?

This is a bit of an emergency. I accidentally installed a program in the Program Files folder without it creating a subfolder. So I went to uninstall and reinstall by running the "uninstall.exe&...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
31 views

uninstalling a parental control software Homeguard

I installed a software named Homeguard Pro ( Veridium). But I cannot uninstall it now because the option does not show up and it's kind of working in disguise. I checked almost all the methods using ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
74 views

How to revert to Windows 10 from Windows 11 after deleting windows.old folder?

I installed Windows 11 three months ago and didn't know windows.old would be very important, so I deleted it; however, I've decided to go back to Windows 10, but could not revert, with the only choice ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
42 views

Norton Antivirus protection has expired popup windows keep on showing up over and over again even though I have uninstalled it

Every few days, this popup keeps returning even though I had already uninstalled Norton from my computer a few months ago (the pop-ups were a nuisance). Clicking on the "Uninstall" button ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
406 views

How do you disable or uninstall the "Your PC comes with Alexa Built-in" popup on newer Windows laptops?

We've bought two laptops recently that pop-up a window like this every single time you boot up the computer: I've found "Alexa" in the "Apps & features" section of Settings, ...
user avatar
  • 1,925
0 votes
1 answer
59 views

I have installed PWSH 7 and i want to uninstall 5.1 on Windows 10

I recently installed PWSH (PowerShell) 7 but i had 5.1 and I want to erase it. How do I do it?
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
74 views

Cannot uninstall Google Drive

I have been trying to uninstall Google Drive but everytime I try I get the following error : Windows cannot find ' C:\Program Files\Google\Drive File Stream\53.0.8.0\uninstall.exe ' I have tried ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
44 views

Options dialog password suddenly required

I have Teamviewer installed so a friend can occasionally help with technical issues. We have it set up with a permanent password so he can log in directly. Today, it wouldn't allow him to log in; I ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
0 answers
4k views

Unable to uninstall KB5006670 even in Safe Mode

The KB5006670 update makes our computers unable to use/connect to the network printers. I uninstalled it just fine on 2 other desktop computers. However there's 1 Dell laptop running Windows Home that ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
1 answer
732 views

How do I uninstall dwagent from a linux machine?

I followed the instructions here to install dwagent on some linux server. I can connect to the server fine, but the screen share/capture isn't working for whatever reason, so I want to uninstall ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
61 views

How to reset grub customizer on ubuntu?

I would like to reset/uninstall grub customizer from my device. How can I do it without causing any errors and make it like it was before?
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to install several drivers and configure Windows settings unattended on BYOD devices?

For a little project we need to ensure that certain drivers and Windows settings are installed on frequently changing BYOD devices. I am looking for advice on how to achieve this in a simple way. We ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
38 views

What is the difference between uninstalling an application via the windows 10 "Settings" app and the legacy Control Panel?

We have an MSI based InstallShield product installation, it was recently pointed out to us that when our product is uninstalled via the legacy "Control Panel" "Programs and Features&...
user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
0 answers
320 views

Uninstall Intel Chipset Software INF Utility?

Have a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM that somehow has installed on it the Intel Chipset Device Software. The software is triggering an audit on "Intel Chipset Device Software INF Utility information ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
137 views

Remove Phoenix OS DarkMatter from a windows-linux dual boot system

I have followed the instructions from this link. I copied all the files from the ISO to the root directory on Linux partition, then added the OS entry to the grub menu. Now I would like to remove this ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
73 views

Still getting ioBit notifications after uninstalling Driver Booster Free

I got a new Acer laptop in Jan 2019. Due to a host of issues, I was advised to use Driver Booster to upgrade drivers. I'm not sure if it helped, but recently, it threw up a notification that did not ...
user avatar
0 votes
3 answers
124 views

Windows 10: how to uninstall a program that I (unwisely) removed from the Programs and Features list?

I need to uninstall and reinstall a program* on my Windows 10 device, so I was trying to do so from the Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features menu. When I selected it and clicked ...
user avatar
  • 103
1 vote
1 answer
51 views

Uninstalled Program While Running and Did Not Really Uninstall

On the latest version of Windows 10, I uninstalled Audacity because I was having trouble with it and wanted to re-install it. However, I didn't realize that Audacity was open while I uninstalled it ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
175 views

File uninstall.exe missing in Android Studio Arctic Fox 2020.3.1 [duplicate]

I wish I could uninstall Android Studio Arctic Fox 2020.3.1 on my Windows 10 computer, but the file uninstall.exe is missing. I tried using the control panel but it shows a message telling me it ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
28 views

VMware Workstation player 16 no uninstall option

I have vmware player and i want to uninstall it. But it does not show up on the control panel. Neither the Settings app. I tried using Glary's utilities but it still did not show up. I searched for a ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
968 views

How to really completely uninstall visual studio?

I am trying to make the computer as close as possible as if Visual Studio would have never been installed on it. I used its own installer to remove all the Installed components. Then I went to Apps ...
user avatar
  • 263
3 votes
0 answers
4k views

How to Uninstall Ubuntu 20.04 from WSL Windows 10?

I have Windows 10 (build 19042.1110) installed on my PC, and I wanted to install Ubuntu 20.04 using WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux). So I enabled the WSL. However, I've not used the Microsoft Store ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
268 views

Completely remove McAfee Endpoint Encryption using command prompt

So what happened was that I was manually uninstalling all McAfee software I had on my windows pc and I uninstalled them all except for the Endpoint Encryption. I have uninstalled the McAfee agent so ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
222 views

Linux: How to Completely Remove ALL Traces of a Program?

Is there a way to completely remove ALL traces of a program in Linux? I've researched a lot on this, and I've seen people talk about apt-get remove packagename, apt-get purge packagename, apt-get ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
52 views

How to uninstall PhotoQt in Windows?

I installed PhotoQt, an image viewer software, in Windows 10. Now I want to uninstall it but the app is not listed in Control Panel → Programs → Programs and Features. How do I uninstall the app?
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
196 views

Installed git for windows, it broke my computer (gave me BSOD), now I can't uninstall it

Sorry for the block of text here guys, I'm just really stressed so I really appreciate your time and help! I tried to install git for windows (MINGW64) for a tutorial I was doing yesterday. While ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
120 views

Uninstalling Mobicip

I have Mobicip on my PC and I have admin, but not the Mobicip password. When I try to uninstall, it takes me to the Mobicip sign-in in the app. Is there a way to uninstall it without signing in? Are ...
user avatar
  • 206
0 votes
0 answers
9 views

Uninstalling an Application on Windows 10 from a deleted partition [duplicate]

Here is the situation, I foolishly decided to install several apps to a D: drive rather than the C: drive in my Windows 10 install. I thought this would help me get up and running faster in the event ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
58 views

What is the best way to completely delete Apps or frameworks from Mac?

Most of the time dragging the app to the trash isn't enough to delete it, most apps will have a folder somewhere in the System root, and many files for caches, and many separated files everywhere in ...
user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
60 views

crack a password to uninstall a program

I installed an app on my computer and when I try to uninstall it it asks me for a 12 digit code to uninstall. I don't remember ever setting up or agreeing to any password. I tried uninstalling it with ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
81 views

What is Computer Trace and how do I unistall it?

Can someone tell me what Computer Trace does and why it's installed on this computer, I went to BIOS and I saw it enabled, I would like to uninstall it I have no reason to have it installed on this ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
163 views

How can I restore app data after a failed uninstall?

I'm not sure if the title for this question is correct, but I have an application installed at "C:\Program Files". I only have read access for "Program Files" and everything ...
user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
136 views

Greenshot won't let me uninstall

I'm using two accounts on my computer, one is personal, the other one for work. I have greeshot installed on both of them, but it only works on one of these accounts. Unfortunately it doesn't work on ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
73 views

"MacDrive Isn't Working / Boot Camp is Active"

I have installed the most recent version of MacDrive to copy files from my Windows 10 PC to a Mac formatted HD. I have been getting the error message "MacDrive Isn't Working / Boot Camp is Active&...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
498 views

Uninstall Paragon HFS+ .msi

I am unable to remove Paragon HFS+ from my Windows 10 computer. The program is still listed after uninstalling using Add or Remove Programs. Running the command msiexec /x Paragon-607-PEU_WinInstallSN-...
user avatar
-1 votes
3 answers
964 views

How to Uninstall Kutools from Windows 10

I'm running windows 10. A year back I installed Kutools. Now I'm trying to uninstall through Control Panel. It showing the below error, and I'm not able to uninstall it. When I tried to open the ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
82 views

How do I remove a app using its name with powershell?

I'm trying to write a script that can remove apps using the DisplayName from this piece of code Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select-Object ...
user avatar
  • 137
1 vote
1 answer
541 views

Windows update installs Nahimic

Everytime I restart Windows 10 after it updated itself (without asking me first), it installs the Nahimic service (C:\WINDOWS\system32\NahimicService.exe) and the corresponding Nahimic companion (...
user avatar
  • 421
2 votes
0 answers
397 views

How to fully uninstall Kite? (windows 10)

I had installed Kite on the completion of anacondas installation (on Windows 10). Then I noticed that Spyder was badly (and I mean badly) lagging. I suspected it was because of Kite because Spyder had ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
126 views

Uninstall Microsoft Edge Chromium

How to uninstall Microsoft Edge Chromium on Windows 10. The way to uninstall with the Explorer and Command Prompt is not fine. Want to share my solution. It's my first action here.😁 (I found no ...
user avatar
  • 13
0 votes
1 answer
259 views

Should I delete leftover registry items after uninstalling programs?

Someone on another website recommended me to use Revo Uninstaller to uninstall some stubborn program I couldn't manage to remove from my (win10) pc. I have removed program among some others but I have ...
user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
19