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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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How to uninstall PWA on Android Phone [migrated]

I have installed a PWA on my Android phone and wanted to uninstall it by removing the icon from my home screen. However, this only removed the icon, but the app is still installed. It should be ...
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Uninstalling Microsoft Office, which isn't installed

My Dell G5 comes pre-installed with some sort of trial/partial version of Office. (Opening it requires me to enter a license key, which I don't have.) Evidence that office is installed: Click start &...
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Google Chrome will install but cancel the installation and will not launch

I am an IT worker at a construction company and after my desktop computer did a blue-screen-of-death screen with a restore button, I clicked on it. After that, Google Chrome will not open at all. I ...
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I cannot uninstall python after deleting program cache

I am really really new to python so please do not assume I understand any lingo or what I am doing in any way. I am using a windows machine with windows-10 professional. I recently tried to free up ...
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Uninstall SourceTree using cmd or powershell

I would like to use cmd or powershell commands to uninstall SourceTree from windows 10 machines on my network. The reason I need a terminal way is that I have to do this remotely and simultaneously ...
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Remove program from list of installed apps after its files were deleted [duplicate]

I have been struggling to uninstall a corrupted app (Anaconda), so I ended up deleting its installation directory. (That was a last resort: none of the clean uninstall procedures would work.) The ...
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How to remove Autodesk Access "rootkit"?

I installed some (paid) Autodesk products at a point (institutional access, got the license for free) and installed all the software products that come with that including Autodesk Access. When I ...
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How do I uninstall Microsoft Edge Update application on Windows 10?

We have a lab machine running Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 1809 which needs to have Microsoft Edge and all its components uninstalled as it is causing issues to the main lab application called Natus ...
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Getting an error when uninstalling Oracle Analytics Publisher Desktop - The installation source for this product is not available

Oracle Analytics Publisher Desktop has been installed and uninstalled 2 times. Something must have gone wrong the last time I uninstalled it. The program is listed in Control Panel and in the ...
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I want to Remove Android OS from my Computer(D-Drive)

I Installed Android in D-Drive of my Computer: I am using Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit. Now I feel it is taking up more space and I rarely use it. I want to Remove it but I don't get answers on Google. I ...
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How to uninstall software from outside the software manager in linux mint? [closed]

Its hypothetical question for me. But i installed seam trough the website and not the software manager How do i uninstall it (preferably using gui only)
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installed WSL before checking "Windows Subsystem for Linux" on WIndows 11

I installed WSL on Win 11, and Ubuntu afterwards, and everything seems to work just fine, but when I checked the tutorials how to install it, I found I had to check "Windows Subsystem for Linux&...
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How to uninstall Adobe Acrobat Reader 32-bits without user confirmation or window confirmation

My goal is to switch from Acrobat Reader 32-bit to 64-bit via Intune. Since the 32-bit version of Acrobat Reader currently installed on computers wasn’t installed through Intune, I can’t remove it ...
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IObitUninstaller : is it POSSIBLE to uninstall it?

Yesterday I installed IObitUninstaller.exe on my Windows 11 Home laptop. It always decides to install several other programs I do not want, such as iTopVPN.exe, IObitDownloader.exe, and and iScrRec....
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I can't uninstall an application, i accidently deleted the uninstall.exe file for it

I'm trying to free up space in my PC and I tried deleting the files for an application rather than clicking uninstall (Yes, i know it was a dumb decision), and now I'm unable to uninstall it, the ...
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Cmd uninstall string not working

I have to remove a software from several computers with remotely. Uninstall-Package and wmic commands seems working but not working, the software still there. I thought I can uninstall with uninstall ...
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How to silently uninstall Visio remotely

I have to remove Microsoft Visio silentlyy from a lot computer. I tried Uninstall-Package and wmic commands, via PsExec, seems working but not uninstalling, still there. It is for Visio 2016 and Visio ...
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How do I uninstall subversion?

At some point I built/installed subversion 1.14.2 under Debian. I want to undo all that and its dependents. I re-downloaded the tarball, extracted, and configured. There is no uninstall target of any ...
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Recovering a Windows XP machine broken by trying to install pcANYWHERE 8.0

I tried installing pcANYWHERE 8.0 on a Windows XP machine, ignoring the compatibility warning dialog, on the assumption that the client would still be usable for connecting to Windows 9x machines and ...
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uninstall and reinstall node

I am using a Mac, Ventura and VSCode. I am teaching myself javascript and have installed node 3 times in 3 different places over the years,due to my own confusion. I am unsure how I installed them but ...
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Can't uninstall a cumulative update/security update in Windows 10 22H2 is this completely normal?

So after finding out about window's recent cumulative update KB5028166 it appeared to have had bugs along with it such as stuttering, slowdowns. But they are working on a bug fix that will come soon ...
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Need to install Edge using admin but have to Uninstall Edge from Windows 11 First

I'm running Windows 11 in a Parallels Virtual machine. One of my vendors has a Rube Goldberg system I must interface. One of the units requires MSIE emulation but invoking it gives "You must ...
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uninstall a non-win32 software silently using PowerShell

My company installs a bunch of unnecessary software on my operating system which I really don't like and they cause quite some trouble for me. consider the software foobar that shows up in the list of ...
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Remove package from winget package list without uninstalling

Synopsis: I used Winget to install an application that had an auto updater, such as Discord. The issue here is that if the Discord app upgrades itself,the Winget will be unable to detect the change in ...
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Can't uninstall Malwarebytes

I want to delete Malwarebytes files from my Windows 10 pc, but whenever I try to do it shows the action can't be completed as file is open in another program, I also tried Resource Monitor to end ...
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How to uninstall Microsoft Edge WebView2 - Packaged Installation - Via CLI

I have a severe hate for Microsoft Edge WebView2. No other program has forced installation like this. Occasionally, I install it manually via a downloaded package. https://developer.microsoft.com/en-...
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Clearing unused Microsoft Store WindowsApps folders [duplicate]

TLDR: Trying to find how to delete the unwanted files from C:\Program Files\WindowsApps I've got a Windows 10 machine that's used up all of its 118GB available space. Within Windows Explorer I tried ...
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How does dependency uninstalls occur while uninstalling a software in OS?

I installed mono and using homebrew and its dependencies is installed with it as a prerequisite. After uninstalling the mono again I realized it does not uninstall dependencies it installed initially ...
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Citrix Workspace Uninstall

Windows 10 22H2 Citrix Workspace 1912 When attempting to uninstall Citrix Workspace as such... TrolleyExpress.exe /Uninstall /Silent /NoReboot About half-way through the uninstall process, the Add ...
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Can't uninstall Bright VPN

I recently found a VPN on my PC called BrightVPN, I never installed this one, not even when some softwares suggests others during installation. I can't find it in control panel > programs, Revo ...
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How to delete "BoomAudio" from sound settings in mac os Ventura?

Even after uninstalling the Boom2 app using its own uninstaller and following all the instructions from: How can I delete the Boom application output device from my system? I can still see "...
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openjdk@11 is already installed but not found in JavaVirtual Machines folder

I am working on macOS ventura 13.2.1 If i run brew install openjdk@11 i get Warning: openjdk@11 11.0.18 is already installed and up-to-date. java -version gives me The operation couldn’t be ...
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Cannot unregister Debian in WSL

I've just formatted my PC and tried to reinstall my Debian distro. Before formatting, I ran wsl --export to get a TAR file for Debian. After installing Windows again, I enabled WSL in the Option ...
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Uninstall persistent driver (WinVDEdrv6.sys)

When I attempted to enable Memory Integrity in Windows 11 Pro, Windows reported that an incompatible driver, which it identified as WinVDEdrv6.sys, blocked the action (screenshot attached). The driver ...
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Can't delete npf64.sys from HikVision SADP install location - in use by invisible service?

I'm trying to fully uninstall HikVision SADP (an IP camera discovery & initial configuration tool) because it isn't working properly and I want to reinstall it cleanly. The installation path C:\...
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Program not appearing in Uninstall list

I need to uninstall Unity as I have run out of storage and the program is very large. When I search for it on Windows 10, there is an uninstall button which takes me to the control panel with a list ...
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Can I remove apps that windows 10 doesn't natively let me remove?

Is it safe to forcibly remove apps that windows 10 doesn't natively let you remove? You would think that something like Xbox game bar isn't essential to the o.s.... but look at IE. They went and made ...
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MacOS - Uninstalling application installed on my Mac

I'm new to Mac and mostly been working on Windows. In Windows when I installed an app downloaded from the internet, to uninstall it I simply go to the control panel and I have "Add/Remove ...
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Adobe (Creative Cloud) Removal and RegEdit

In a recent effort to completely remove all traces of Adobe software and Creative Cloud, following a variety of guides (I can link below). I think the absolute last breadcrumb on the trail was a (...
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How to safely uninstall Docker on Windows Server 2019 VPS

I have a Windows Server 2019 VPS(!) machine. Windows Server 2019 keeps recreating folder "C:\ProgramData\docker", even after I manually removed it. Attempt 1: There's no mention of Docker in ...
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How can I identify what program is showing me a given window or applet?

I am working on a script I can run to debloat various Linux distros to remove unnecessary prepackaged software based on a persons varying use cases. However there are lots of processes, particularly ...
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How can I remove Norton?

Norton came pre-installed on my Win10 laptop. I used NRnR.exe to remove it, but still get the following at start-up: How can I remove Norton? After running NRnR.exe to remove it, and rebooting, ...
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Upgrading PuTTY to 0.77 from 0.63, but old version cannot be removed [duplicate]

I'm using a Windows 8 system that originally had PuTTY 0.63 installed. I then uninstalled it (by running the uninstall option under Control Panel/Programs and Features) and installed 0.77. This ...
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Can't uninstall Riot vanguard

When I go to control panel>programs>programs and features, Riot Vanguard is there. When I click to uninstall it asks if I want to allow windows to change things on this device. When I click yes ...
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How to uninstall Microsoft Edge WebView2

Is there a way to uninstall the Microsoft Edge WebView2 Runtime? The Control Panel (Programs and Features) gives the option to "Change" but not to uninstall WebView2. The reason I want to ...
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What are the differences between three ways of uninstalling a driver?

I am considering three ways of uninstalling an audio driver from Windows 10: Uninstall the driver by the standard Uninstall utility provided by the OS; Use the restore point that was created before ...
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Windows 11 - System Settings -> Apps & Features -> Missing uninstall option

I updated Windows 10 to Windows 11 and everything is working great except 1 thing. I can't uninstall any app from Settings -> Apps -> Apps & Features, because three dots near application ...
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How to uninstall an app whose folder is deleted

There is an app (pycharm) that has a shortcut that leads to a place that doesn't exist however the app still works somehow. I downloaded the app once before then delted its folder permenantly on the c ...
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End task when access is denied (even when using cmd taskkill / powershell kill)

I have found a process running on my computer "rsEngineSvc.exe" and i want to uninstall this application from my laptop, meaning i must end the process to do so. I have tried using taskkill ...
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Unable to uninstall typora

Today I was trying to use Typora, it popped up a windows saying the beta version of typora is expired, please download and install a new version. I think I need to uninstall it, but when I opened my ...
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