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...

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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 ...
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“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&...
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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-...
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Unknown caller of a deleted exe file

I uninstalled qBittorrent 4.3.3 and deleted the exe from startup folder. Now every few minutes I get a windows alert saying: Windows cannot find 'C:\Users\Name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft Windows\Start ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 (...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Completely reinstall WSL

I installed WSL 1, enjoyed having Linux on my PC, then discovered the limitations of the scarce interoperability over files between the two operating systems. So I installed WSL 2 following the specs (...
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GUI MFC from GygaByte: Uninstall issue

I do not exactly know what this program is. However, it is starting every time the laptop is turned on. I would like to completely remove it. However, I do not find it into Control Panel -> ...
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Debian: Remove all packages installed during a specific date

On a specific day, I installed lots of packages - that I didn't keep a good track of - on my Debian machine. Now I need to remove all this mess, because what I was trying to install simply didn't work ...
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Package manager as Infrastructure as Code?

I have a couple of Raspberry PIs at home for learning purposes, running low risk services. I'd like to experiment with Infrastructure as Code (i.e: version control system and service config files, not ...
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In Win10 is there a fool proof way of discovering which App is displaying a given pop-up?

I'm working on re-purposing a Win10 laptop that has some security feature whereby all USB disks have to be approved and registered. I cannot remove that feature because I cannot see which app, service ...
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Cannot install Microsoft Office 64-bit after removing Office 32-bit

I have been working with Microsoft Office 365 32-bit installation on my laptop with Windows 10 Pro 64-bit for a long time, and now need to replace it with the 64-bit edition. However, I can't do this. ...
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Remove Windows 10 app from fromatted drive

So this is a very modern/MS/Metro app - Forza 7. It has been installed on a second ssd, that had a lot of things on it, and I thought it would be easier to format it(was I wrong), and afterward just ...
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How to uninstall Meet Now from my computer?

For some time my daughter has been using my computer and when she returned it, I found something called "Meet Now" in form of icon in the tray bar (next to clock): What is it? Is this an ...
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How can I get rid of ffmpeg?

I want to uninstall all of its files because I underestimated how hard it was to use and I cannot move the files because something in it is still runnin. How can I simply get rid of it ?
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How to remove SQL Server completely?

I have faulty installatinon of SQL Server and want to remove it completely. The problem is there are too many entries in Apps & features in control panel (Uninstall programs). I followed this ...
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Windows 10 Deep Freeze Standard cannot uninstall the Deep Freeze enterprise seed

Previously, I have installed Deep Freeze enterprise and then I uninstalled it for some reasons. And now I want to install Deep Freeze Standard but the alert box said Deep Freeze Standard cannot ...
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What is the best way to remove 100% of a software that is not yet installed?

We will have proctored online exams because of COVID-19 for which we must install proctoring software (spyware) that will download and run additional software after installation and monitor everything ...
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How to completely uninstal HPLIP

I have this annoying popup every time I start my pc and I don't know how to eliminate it and either the HPLIP. enter image description here I tried this method without success https://askubuntu.com/...
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McAfee has cursed my computer to always give me a popup every fifteen minutes with no way to stop it

I reused the hard drive I had on my old computer on my new pc, I forgot the password on it and decided to just used administrator, just a few days ago a McAfee popup decided to show on my computer ...
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How can I know exactly what files are put in the computer from a software installation?

If I want to uninstall a program manually by deleting all the files that were installed, how can I know what the files installed are either during the installation or after? Do software installations ...
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How can I fix a boot loop caused by a damaged Avast installation?

I'm stuck in a boot loop. Can't even get into safe mode. More on the situation here and here. This happened when I reinstalled Avast. I want to now uninstall Avast. This is how I'm thinking of doing ...
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How to remove Bradford Persistent Agent in Catalina

How do you you remove the Bradford Persistent Agent from a Mac running macOS Catalina? The main issue is that the given /Library/Application Support/Bradford Networks/Persistent Agent/Uninstall.app ...
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Fully uninstall Norton from mac

Ok, I made a huge mistake: I put Norton onto my mac and now I cannot get rid of it! System: macOS Catalina 10.15.7 I tried: Drag app icons to trash and select "uninstall" Run Norton's ...
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Cannot find option to uninstall a program

So I have this game "Rise of the Tomb Raider" installed on my machine. I can't find it on the uninstall page in the control panel. According to answers in other question, I also tried to ...
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How to uninstall/remove “Snipping Tool” from start menu

Is there a way to uninstall/remove Snipping Tool so only Snip and Sketch appears when I search for "snip" in the Start Menu? Microsoft made "Snip and Sketch" to replace "...
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Windows apps old versions are not removed from hard

I found that upgrading new windows app does not remove the old versions. So when I navigate to C:\Program Files\WindowsApps there are mulity versions of some apps. Is there any way to remove them ...
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How “clean” are Chocolatey installs and uninstalls?

I have installed Chocolatey and tested it by installing Docker Desktop. All is well and good, but I wonder, if I uninstall Docker Desktop through Chocolatey, will the package manager delete everything ...
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Uninstall Presto Page Manager 2009

Please assist. I have "installed" Presto Page Manager from a disc (long story), the file started installing and never finished installing and was stalling for a long while. I tried to abort ...
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How to remove traces of a disconnected hard drive from windows 10

My alternate drive has been failing for a while, and after several hangups trying to start the computer, I decided I had enough and disconnected the hard drive from the computer. Going through add or ...
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Method to stop FFmpeg encoding process & complete uninstall in Windows 7

Recently i installed FFmpeg cause i want to convert 10bit H.265 to 8 bit H.264.I found the encoding to be very slow & want to uninstall this software Also can someone guide me on how to kill/stop ...
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How to remove Linux dual boot with Windows10? [duplicate]

I have a machine with dual boot where first OS installed was Windows 10 and after was installed Linux Mint. In BIOS boot options I see Ubuntu and Windows, and when machine boots, appears grub menu. In ...
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How to remove Candycrushsaga folders from my windows 10 machine

I've uninstalled candycrush saga from my machine using the suggestions given on here. and can confirm that it doesnt show up on my list of programs however, when I use win-dir-stat to figure out what'...
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Cannot uninstall or modify old Visual Studio versions (2012 and 2015)

I am running Windows 10. I have Visual Studio Professional 2012, 2015 and 2019 installed. I want to get rid of 2012 and 2015. So I go to Start Menu -> Apps & features. If I unfold VS 2019, I ...
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How to uninstall Wish Application [duplicate]

ALL, I have a Windows 8.1 laptop that I recently put some updates on. Unfortunately it looks like I got some stupid "Wish Application" pinned to my task bar (the icon looks like an Alladin ...
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Is it possible to uninstall Windows from my machine and yet keep the license? [closed]

I have an old Windows machine, that's dying from how terrible Windows is. I'd like to switch to Gentoo, but to avoid many problems I'd like not to dual boot. I'd still like to keep my license to ...
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Erasing all operating systems on a dual boot

I recently bought a new laptop and installed both Ubuntu and Windows. It has been super buggy, I'll spare you the details but I think a full reinstall of both operating systems might work. However, I ...
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How can I re-install deep freeze when the executable wont start?

Good evening StackExchange, I recently purchased a copy of Faronics' DeepFreeze software. I installed and configured it on 07/01/2020. I have not had a problem with it at all until today. If you are ...
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Windows 10 uninstallation

I have a HP Elitebook 8440p(BIOS Legacy) which had Windows 7 preinstalled, but later I installed some linux distros, and finally installed Windows 10. But now, I am unable to boot from my usb device(...
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Having a hard time deleting nodejs on ubuntu 20.04

I chose the advanced set up in which i download all the versions of node.js because i wanted the option of using an older version of node.js, you can find it starting at minute 8 of the video, ill of ...
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VirtualBox keeps giving error when I try to start a new machine

So I am running Windows 7 (the 64-bit version) with a 64-bit processor (I checked) right now and have downloaded and installed VirtualBox. I want to run Kali Linux on it so I created my first virtual ...
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Recovering the python files after uninstalling Anaconda

I had an issue with my computer so i had to reinstall my packages including python (Anaconda). I did not realise that when Anaconda gets uninstalled in the computer it deletes all files under C:\Users\...
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How to permanently remove inbuilt apps from pop os?

When I use sudo apt autoremove to uninstall inbuilt gnome apps like seahorse(password manager), gnome-calendar, gnome-weather, gnome-contacts, they successfully uninstall. But after sometime, in ...
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Uninstalling “LiveWallpaper”

Recently I downloaded an application by the name of "LiveWallpaper" from Microsoft Store. I cannot find it anywhere in my files. I want to delete it from my computer. (I'm on Windows 10 Home)
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Powershell remote software uninstall

I am trying to uninstall one or more software from a list of remote computers in our domain. I have tried both invoke-command and enter-pssession, followed up by the following command which does not ...
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uninstall epub3 reader from windows 10

To read epub I installed from Microsoft Store epub3 reader from TMA solutions. But now there is no option in Control panel to uninstall it. epub3 reader not uninstalling How can I remove this program ...

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