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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I can't uninstall nodejs

I had an external hard drive that I used to program on both, the notebook and in the PC. There I had installed my Nodejs. Whenever I needed to code I opened the HD. However, my HD broke, and I lost ...
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program uninstalled but still accessible

I have installed IRIS Payroll Basics to run company payroll. IRIS didn't run great, and I replaced it with a different payroll app. I uninstalled IRIS, but when I go into the Start menu, the program ...
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Uninstall all Avira programs/modules via the command line

I'd first like to explain why I need to uinstall Avira and all of it's elements via the command line: Quite simply I need to do a bulk uninstall of 50 or so computers and doing that by hand is out of ...
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Is there a way in Windows 10 to mass 'uninstall' programs with missing files?

I just had a hard drive failure, on a drive with my entire steam library among other things. I replaced the hard drive, but all the programs that were installed onto the drive are still considered ...
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Assistance with an uninstall Batch file, possibility of running a do/for within a do/for

I am relatively new to creating batch files. Would someone be able to assist me with me with the following: I have a piece of software called "ABCSoftware", it installs on every user profile. When ...
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Does anyone know how to remove K9 software when it does this?

I've uninstalled and have the admin password. However, when I go to a website from a new browser I get this:
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How to uninstall TeamViewer, if there is no option for doing so?

tl;dr "Something" installed a TeamViewer on my brand new computer. How to get rid of it? There's no corresponding option in "Add/Remove Programs" list and there is neither "TeamViewer" group nor "...
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Deleting GoToMeeting Installer and GoToWebinar Opener.exe files on Windows 10

I am using a computer with Windows 10. Last Tuesday I was going to watch a webinar and it required me to install the GoToWebinar (from LogMeIn). After finishing the Webinar, I deleted the Desktop ...
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Uninstall of VMware Tools fails, does nothing

We've had our two virtual servers migrated to a new service provider and they converted them from VMware to Hyper-V. This left behind "VMware Tools", which should be removed. But from "Apps & ...
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How to Uninstall Python3.7.3 using cmd?

How to Uninstall Python3.7.3 using cmd ? i tried using cmd: Msiexec /uninstall C:\Python37\python.exe But it gives me below error: enter image description here how do i uninstall it ?
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How can uninstall norton security from my pc?

I accidentally installed Norton Security by installing Adobe Digital Edition via Chocolatey (It was a tick that I forgot to untick in the Adobe Digital Edition installer). I am wondering I can ...
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How can I delete openvpn from Red Hat 8?

https://openvpn.net/vpn-software-packages/redhat/ I ran through this setup, but don't know how to undo it. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance.
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Removing previous program installation settings? [closed]

I have a program that I am installing for work, but I broke a setting and not the program wont launch. I thought no big deal, I'll just reinstall it. Well, that just pulls the same settings that broke ...
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How to remove ArcSoft MediaImpression 2

When using the unistaller found by Windows Configuration Panel > Uninstall programs I get the error: RunDLL32: cannot find C:\Program
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Uninstalling Chromium

I have been trying to uninstall Chromium for a while now, I've tried some of the other solutions to delete the program files, they worked for the most part. The app itself is the only thing now that ...
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How to uninstall updates - windows 8.1 is not booting

I need help with my Windows 8.1 Booting. After downloading updates and starting system it showed a message "we couldn't complete the updates. And it started to uninstall, and the screen were freezed, ...
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Trouble with Mouse Gesture software, can't resinstall

This is about a failed program install, that happens to be the ASUS mouse gesture program. I'll explain the complete issue; New Windows 10 Install - freshly built laptop. Mouse gesture software ...
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How to deinstall sharepoint client

I want to deinstall MS Sharepoint, which is installed on my VM VirtualBox without any good reason. I looked in the System Settings to deinstall it the usual way, but there Sharepoint is not listed. ...
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How can I perform an uninstall as an administrator with superuser privileges but without an administrator account?

My IT department has given me privileges to use Run As Administrator, so I can install software. But when I try to uninstall using the Windows 10 Apps or the older control panel's Programs and ...
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Uninstall Adobe Acrobat from Safe Mode Command prompt line

need help uninstalling Adobe acrobat reader from Safe mode command prompt as my computer keep refreshing Desktop and task bar and in even Safe mode, can only work in Command prompt. Thanks
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Fully remove Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

How to fully uninstall Windows Photo Viewer from Windows 10? It makes me mad. I deleted directory Windows Photo Viewer both from C:\Program Files (x86) and C:\Program Files but it keeps opening my ...
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Cannot uninstall Greenshot on Windows 10

In preferences the "launch at startup" is checked and greyed out. I want to uninstall Greenshot but it tells me it is on and therefore won't let me uninstall it. Greenshot has overtaken my other ...
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How do I uninstall or remove TailsOS from my flash drive? [closed]

I'm using Windows 10 and have tried formatting it and removing all partitions. When I open the flash drive (FD) I get an error message that says "Please insert a disk into USB Drive (D:)." I just ...
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How can I delete Windows Apps (AppX) for Other Users

I have a large amount of drive space used in "c:\Program Files\WindowsApps..." that is for apps installed for other users. How can I remove those apps without logging in as that user? In more detail, ...
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Can not remove folder in program files directory. Changing permissions doesn't work

I was installing CoDeSys. I downloaded the installer executable file, which seems to be a MSI installer. Followed the steps in the installer window, and at the very last step a progress bar is shown. ...
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Uninstalling Python 3.8.0a1

I'm attempting to uninstall version 3.8.0a1 of Python from a Windows 10 system. I am using the 'uninstall' option from the Settings / Apps and Features Windows 10 "uninstall a program" page. It fails ...
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How to clear every trace of Kaspersky after messed up uninstallation

About a year ago, I made a big mistake: instead of waiting for my "not responding" Control Panel window, I just went to Program Files and deleted the whole Kaspersky Folder. Back then I thought that's ...
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Using powershell .Uninstall() will not remove the program from the “Programs and features” list in Windows 7

I am working on windows 7 64x laptop. and using powershell i wrote the following script to remove multiple programs:- PS C:\Users\***> $programs = @("Microsoft SQL Server 2014 T-SQL Language ...
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Can I use Revo Uninstaller to remove programs from drive D (it's not a partition of C)

The "MAIN" screen of Revo Uninstaller (Free is the version I'm using) lists all the programs on my computer...but I checked (by right-clicking the names of them all in the first column) and all the ...
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How to remove Python 3.8.0 on macOS Catalina 10.15.1? Coz want install Anaconda recommended?

I have installed just the python 3.8.0 recently but recommended Anaconda by a friend that better to have because of better support and good in AI ML? So I want uninstall Python 3.8.0 from Mackbook ...
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I can't uninstall open office 4.1.7

I just got a brand new laptop. I install open office but could not make it run. So I try to uninstall it. But I can't do that either. :( When I try using the Windows remove program option from the ...
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Uninstall TFS on Windows Server 2016 fails silently

I have a Windows Server 2016 Standard with Team Foundation Server Server 2013 Update 5 installed. When I go to Add/remove programs and click Uninstall for TFS 2013, nothing happens. There is no error ...
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How can i completely remove or uninstall hidden software

I have installed a keylogger software to collect my own details. (to prevent any data loss of my work) Somehow the software doesn't appear when I press the hotkey combination as it supposes to be. so ...
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Possible to forcibly uninstall Office 2010?

I have been having great difficulties trying to uninstall Microsoft Office Professional Plus 14.0.4734.1000. I am trying to uninstall that version and install 14.0.4763.1000. That became necessary ...
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How do I reinstall Windows 10 File Explorer?

I want to uninstall Windows 10 File Explorer, then reinstall it. How do I accomplish this task? Motivation: Every time I navigate to my C:\Users\MyUserID\OneDrive - Business\Documents\ directory two ...
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How do I uninstall McAfee antivirus from Mac

I need to uninstall expired McAfee Total Protection from my Mac. How can I do this?
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Is There A Way to Uninstall the Flexnet License Server?

This 'SolidWorks Flexnet Server' process is always back running after startup - absolutely unnecessary (no more Solidworks). It doesn't show up in window uninstall, or geek uninstaller, or IObit ...
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Want to get rid of extra python installations ( MAC Mojave)

I have two Python 3 installations with following paths. /Library/Framsworks/Python.Frameworks/Versions/3.7/bin/python3 /usr/local/bin/python3 Should I remove the one of them? if so which one? if so,...
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How do i remove “ecaazaz”? [duplicate]

I somehow have this on my new to me PC - and its playing audio ads at random times while I'm doing my transcriptions, SO NOT GOOD. Does anyone have any insight? I
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How do I uninstall Avast Anti-Virus after accidentally deleting it from my CCleaner Uninstall Programs list?

I went on CCleaner because I wanted to uninstall Avast Antivirus from my computer because theres too many programs running at start up and I already have the paid version (premium) of MalwareBytes ...
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What is the effect of rpm scriplets returning 1?

According to the RPM documentation, the %pre, %post, %preun and %postun scriptlets must return 0 for the (un)installation proceeds. (1) But what is the effect of one of those scriptlets returning a ...
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Reverse engineering a Windows Uninstall

I am trying to reverse engineer how a program (Autodesk Dynamo in this case) is uninstalled when using the manual option. The problem is I am finding some very conflicting information. For example, ...
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Windows 10: can an admin uninstall an application while it is in use by another user still signed in?

On a (remote) Windows 10 (1809) system, the user first signed in as normal user, then switched to admin user, without explicitly signing out the normal user. At that point I connected remotely and ...
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How to completely uninstall Flash Player in Windows 10?

This question is NOT about uninstalling the standalone Flash Player. As a Windows user, I almost never use Adobe Flash Player. But is it possible to... Uninstall the built-in Flash Player in Google ...
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How does sudo apt-get remove package_name handle dependencies

I installed smartmontools and it installed alot of stuff with it like a postfix mail server/system. I was wondering how ubuntu handles uninstalles of the "side-tools" and "side-packages" when ...
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Uninstall openJDK 12

I need to replace JDK 12 with JDK 8. However, I cannot figure out how to uninstall it. I searched a lot through the internet and everywhere they recommend just to use the common uninstall via apps. ...
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Probs launching Spyder after (foolish?) pip install (Mac OS)

I am in process of exploring IDEs for Python, and wished to try Spyder. Foolishly, I didn't read much documentation, and just went to terminal and ran pip install spyder, even tho I have a Conda ...
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VirtualBox 6.0.12 Extension Package: URL not found

Host system: Ubuntu 18.04 Just an hour ago I did an apt-get update/upgrade and installed VirtualBox 6.0.12 r133076. When starting VirtualBox, it wants to upgrade the extension package. That fails ...
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How to automate uninstallation of program that I can't find the Uninstall Registry Keys for?

I have a program that I want to automate the uninstallation of, and the Control Panel lists the program and lets me run its uninstaller. It's worth mentioning that the program I want to uninstall ...
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Can I build an rpm package that owns a file it does not install?

I have a situation where I need to create a configuration file filled with default values on initial startup of my application. This is not a typical configuration file where we care deeply about any ...

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