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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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Having difficulty uninstalling git from Windows computer

Whenever I attempt to uninstall git from the control panel, I get this error message: Problem is, I don't know where I can download this file: unins000.exe. Can anyone help me?
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How to uninstall Skype for Business from Office 365 package?

I have installed on my Windows 10 PC, Office 365 Pro package for students (https://products.office.com/pl-pl/student/office-in-education). With this package on my PC in addition to Word, PowerPoint ...
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How to uninstall a program installed by another user that is not accessible anymore?

I installed a program A with a userid B but recently, my computer (Windows 10) joined our company domain and I got new userid C. Since then, I can't login my computer with the old userid B because of ...
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How to COMPLETELY uninstall Visual Studio Code from Windows 10

Seriously, its hyper frustrating that after 35 years making software, Microsoft doesn't knows yet how to uninstall a program I'm trying to uninstall Visual Studio Code, yes, this question is similar ...
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Silent uninstall of McAfee

Does any one know of a way to SILENTLY uninstall McAfee? I have the uninstall string and can launch the uninstall, but that launches a confirmation prompt. Evidently it was not installed via Windows ...
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Uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC 2018

Few months ago i had to install Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 for user, who had Adobe account with license. Now this user is away and i need to clean that computer. I tried unistall from: "Apps & ...
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Uninstalled program still shows up in toolbars

I have uninstalled the Lenovo Vantage software. After spending hours removing all of the traces it leaves in the system, it just don't want to go away in the toolbars list. What can I do to remove it?...
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What's the correct way to remove broken uninstall in Windows? [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 10 Home 64-bit. I have a program that was manually deleted from the “Program Files” folder, but it still shows it in the “Programs and Features” list, and when I click uninstall it ...
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uninstalling rpm-fusion with dnf

I know I could 'dnf remove rpmfusion*' but it also installed several other files like a gpg(?) key and who knows what. 'dnf list installed' only shows 2 related packages. Maybe there is a command ...
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Adobe Indesign CC 2019 Doesn't Show Up on List of Installed Programs Can't Uninstall

I was looking through the file explorer on Windows 10 and Adobe Indesign CC 2019 is still in the program files folder with all its files. It's also in the start menu and launches fine when I click on ...
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Uninstall and purge mendeley and its config files

I'm trying to debug an issue with Mendeley, but I can't figure out how to actually get rid of all its configuration after uninstalling it. I've tried sudo apt purge mendeleydesktop, as suggested in ...
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Disabled “uninstall” button in Programs and Features

I wrote a program with Visual Studio (C#) and used Wix to create an installer. But somewhere in the middle of my numerous tests, I ended up in a state where I cannot uninstall my program through the ...
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How do you uninstall Skype?

The old way of uninstalling a program doesn't apply anymore. That is, Skype is not listed under Control Panel > Uninstall a Program. I did a little googling and I found what some people said was ...
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can not uninstall MySQL Connector Net 8.0.12 in anyway

I installed MySQL (on windows 10) but in some reasons i wanted to uninstall it. So first of all i deleted all its files (for example in appdata or programdata) then i uninstall all mysql* from ...
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Remove entry from Windows 10 Apps & Features

I have an entry I simply can't remove from the Windows 10 Apps & Features window. Uninstalling from there caused an error saying the program is not found. I found the Uninstall entry in the start ...
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Are here any problems with MacPorts and Homebrew installed together?

Here's the problem: some days ago I installed macports on my MacBook Air because I needed some c++ libraries but for some reason I wasn't able to use them. Then I upgraded my Mac to Mojave and the day ...
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Removing an OS without disturbing other OSes

What's would be the easiest approach to remove Debian from my system? I have 3 OSes on my laptop as shown in the output of lsblk --output NAME, SIZE, LABEL Output: NAME SIZE LABEL loop1 81....
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How to reinstall Microsoft Edge after removing every trace of it in the system?

One day I was angry with Microsoft Edge and I deleted its subfolders under systemapps, winsxs and %appdata% by using FASTFIND (which is an application for fast search in Windows). Therefore, there is ...
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Unable to uninstall Paragon HFS+ For Windows

I wanted to create a bootable usb key of MacOS Sierra so I needed to be able to read HFS partition on my Windows 10 computer. After a quick research I found this software : https://www.paragon-...
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Does --purge work after running apt autoremove?

If I'm understanding correctly, apt autoremove removes unused dependencies and adding the --purge option will remove other associated files (config files?). I'm kinda guessing because I haven't found ...
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Windows 10 - Uninstalled application but still on “open with” menu

I uninstalled the application, cleared caches and repaired registry with Glary Utilities but the application is still a target application to open files. How can I remove that application completely?
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How to remove an application from OS X Launchpad when it has no X, does not appear in the applications folder, and refuses to go into the trash?

I wish to remove this application from Launchpad - and preferably Spotlight as well. Screenshots are linked at the bottom of the post. I have an application (a game) called The Bridge that I ...
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Can't uninstall a program in Windows 10

I have some files on an external hard drive. The drive is corrupted and I am currently in the process of recovering those files and transferring them from the E:\ drive (external USB drive) to the F:\ ...
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/usr/sbin/vbox-uninstall-guest-additions - uninstall.sh: No such file or directory

ISSUE I am using dotless' vbguest vagrant plugin to keep my Virtualbox guest additions updated. Trying to install guest additions now using $ vagrant vbguest --iso VBoxGuestAdditions_5.2.18.iso --...
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How to get rid of program whose uninstall throws NSIS error?

I installed OpenVPN 2.4.x on Windows 10 and the latest version was too unstable so I wanted to uninstall it to go back to a stable version. However, uninstalling it from both the the uninstall.exe ...
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Duplicate but different Windows Uninstalls in Registry

I am trying to understand the difference between GUID and non GUID keys in HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall. Some things have a GUID key and a non GUID key, with very ...
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Find out whats taking up space in a program Windows 10

On the uninstall or change a program window in control panel, a program is supposedly taking up 1.23TB of space which can't be right. I'd uninstall this but am worried that it will delete other files ...
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Permanently remove “Xbox Live Auth Manager”

There is a task running on my 64-bit Windows 10 machine called "Service Host: Xbox Live Auth Manager". I want to permanently remove this component from my system. If I try to end the task, I get the ...
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vs_communitycore.msi can't be executed - error code 1619

I'm having problems with my old VS 2015 installation on Windows 7, I cannot repair/uninstall it, It seems the packages were corrupted after I migrated my operating system. I have manually ...
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Uninstall Batch Fails as System

I am trying to use a simple batch to remove and replace Avatier Credential Provider, and am running into an issue when running the batch as SYSTEM. MsiExec.exe /x {DB7DE612-0D4F-49B5-B6B3-...
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Uninstalling MS voice not possible

In order to reproduce a bug with the Voices (available through SAPI) in Windows, I exported a registry key from a customer's computer and imported it on my computer. Namely it was ...
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Remove applications Windows Connect & Windows Mixed Reality Portal

I was about o remove Microsoft.PPIProjection and Microsoft.Windows.HolographicFirstRun. Running appropriate commands in PowerShell I got: Remove-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: ...
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Uninstalling Steam when uninstall.exe is missing

When installing Steam I changed the installation directory to one on an external drive (bad idea, I know). Now that I want to uninstall it I thought I would simply use Programs and Features as usual, ...
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How to remove/purge/wipe/clean/clear a Windows 10 app

I want to remove an app from Windows 10 Professional x64. The app was installed via Microsoft Store. By saying "remove" I don't mean Remove-AppxPackage as this command obviously does not remove the ...
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How do I disable a program without uninstalling it in Windows 10?

Is there a way that I can disable a program without uninstalling it? Essentially, the program would no longer be listed in programs and the program itself wouldn't show up in search, but the physical ...
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What is Microsoft Visual Studio Shell Isolated and Integrated? Is it good idea to remove them?

I have Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 installed on my computer. Before this, I had Visual Studio 2015 and 2012. Their installers installed another Visual Studio versions and they are taking a lot of ...
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Uninstalling JRE but .msi is missing

I'm trying to uninstall an old Java Runtime Environment (Java 8 Update 101 / 8.0.1010.13) from a Windows 10 client machine. It seems, that the original installer is missing, so it prompts me to enter ...
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Can't install a program again after deleting its files

My Problem is that I installed a program in my PC some days ago and then when i needed to remove it, i simply deleted its files rather than manually uninstalling it. Now when i try to install it, it ...
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Remove MySQL for Visual Studio 2.0.5 without VS installation

Today I tried to clean up my PC and this includes uninstalling unnecessary stuff. One of the programs is MySQL for Visual Studio 2.0.5. I already uninstalled my Visual Studio installation which was ...
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Issue with Scan To File Button Options in Windows 10

I have looked in many places on Internet to resolve this issue but I didn't find anything (or the option I found are helpless) I got a computer that had Nuance Paperport. When I installed the Brother ...
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App is missing from Win32Products and Uninstall sections of registry (Win10)

I'm pretty new to PowerShell, from scouring for help i've gathered there's three "proper" ways to get objects that can perform an uninstall: Get-CimInstance Win32_Product Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\...
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Programs and Features

Where does Programs and Features get the data to populate the list of programs available to uninstall, and the data needed to do the actual uninstall? I have an Autodesk program that shows a GUID in ...
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Office 2016/Office 365 uninstall hanging

Similar to the circumstances in Office 2013 uninstall hanging, I needed to uninstall a local copy of Office 2016 that I got through my Office 365 account. Unfortunately, the uninstall process is ...
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Uninstall PowerShell 2

I have recently installed PowerShell 6: http://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases However I noticed that PowerShell now installs to: C:\Program Files\PowerShell While I am still left with ...
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How to remove anaconda3 completely via terminal?

I have issues installing anaconda3 on my mac. The conda prompt doesn't work and I've had issues to edit it in my .bash_profile too. So I want to remove everything that has to do with anaconda and ...
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Windows undo software uninstall

Is there any possible way, a solution to undo uninstall of software in Windows 7, 8 or 10? Maybe some software that allows this functionality? For instance: I installed OpenOffice and then ...
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Service not installed, but still listed

I have deinstalled memcached: » sudo apt-get remove memcached Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were ...
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How do I uninstall Paragon APFS in Windows 10?

I've installed Paragon APFS on Windows10 and now I can't remove it. Windows gives me the following error when I attempt to uninstall it: "Windows cannot access the specified device path, or file. You ...
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Is it safe to uninstall Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit?

[Windows 10 Pro x64 ver 1709] In Control Panel -> Programs and Features I see an item Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit - Windows 10. Searching the web tells me this is (only) used for W10 ...
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0x80240017 error when installing windows update (manually)

I am running an installer which install bunch of things including certain windows update. This installer is failing and windows event viewer shows here: Windows update could not be installed because ...