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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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Windows Defender, “Potentially unwanted app found” gfdriver.sys

Windows Defender scan "Potentially unwanted app found" gfdriver.sys I look in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ and the file is nowhere to be found... Their description of this file is also empty ...
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How to find out which software installed Adaware

So I suddenly have Adaware Web Companion installed on my (Windows 10) computer, not of my own doing. How can I find out which application decided to install it so that I can remove that application ...
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Indesign 2020 taking over my computer

Yesterday I was attempting to install an update on a non-related program. After fighting for days, it was finally installing. Right then, Creative Cloud decided to install some sort of update. I ...
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How can I remove an unwanted Chromium installation from Windows 10?

Chromium suddenly installed itself on my computer. It activates on startup. Picking "open file location" from the desktop shortcut shows there's an .exe in \AppData\Local\Chromium\Application. I can't ...
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Run gpedit.msc with “Run only specified Windows applications” enabled

win10_professional_6.1.7601 gpedit.msc accessible by default Are "program.msc" similar to "file.exe" and can GPO recognize msc-program launches? No. You have to find the ...
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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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How to Uninstall HoloCamera from Windows 10

I'm unable to uninstall HoloCamera from Windows 10 and my sysprep is failing as a result. Build is 1703. Edition is Pro What I've tried: Get-AppxPackage | where-object {$_.name -notlike "*store*"...
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How to remove Chromium from programs and features windows 7?

Through a downloaded program a chromium browser got installed as well, unwanted. As suggested in other topics concerning this matter I've deleted chromium from %Appdata% and program files. Are ...
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What application has this icon in taskbar of Windows-10? [left hand pressing a key] [duplicate]

I'm not a windows user for years, but some my relatives are. I've been just pinged by them and asked to explain the new icon shown on their taskbar (because "you are a computer guy", you know)... ...
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How can I uninstall IBM True Key that came bundled with Adobe Reader?

I am using windows 7. It doesn't appear in the list of programs.
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Is there a way to list all Chocolatey packages that have no dependencies?

Sometimes I found unexpected packages in my Chocolatey package list, and want to know if they're safe to uninstall. I know I can try to uninstall them and wait for Chocolatey to remind me, but that ...
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Still Getting Prompted to Install Windows 10 Despite Deletion of $WINDOWS.~BT Folder [duplicate]

Anyone know how to completely get rid of the Windows 10 upgrade prompt so I can install critical updates? I seemingly deleted all the necessary files and folders including the $WINDOWS.~BT folder but ...
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.exe file need an administrator rights to delete

I have downloaded an .exe file called "nana_Windows_Media_Player_Firefox_and_Chrome_Plugin.exe" in order to copy this file to my computer. I've copied it to my private folder on C:/. Once I copied ...
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How to Abort Windows 10 Upgrade Prompt on Windows 8.1?

Windows 10 files have already been downloaded and a Windows Update prompt which can't be killed in Task Manager, or seemingly from anywhere else, is giving me the option of either scheduling the ...
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How can I call off a Windows 10 upgrade? [duplicate]

I have a machine with Windows 7 that was set to fully automatic Windows Updates (trusting fool that I was). Tonight I was unpleasantly surprised by a window that came up seemingly out of nowhere, ...
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How to remove facebook news add from my browser [duplicate]

Hi i'm getting this advert while surfing the internet. It's very iritating please help me http://facebook.com-important-finance-news.ninja/?z9ps5pq2l3
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Strange add-on Saleplus - what is it and how to remove? [duplicate]

I use Avira, but it see no trouble. The problem is that I get strange redirects in my Chrome browser. Also I got many ads while browsing after installed this add-on.