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30-Aug-2006, 12:31 PM #1
Solved: GPL Ghostscript uninstall?
HI,

When I downloaded and installed "cutepdf writer", It was required to install a "ghostscript or converter". Fine, should I decide to uninstall cutepdf (which has an uninstall button) How can I unistall or delete from my computer the "ghostscript" (which has a folder in the program files) which does not have uninstall options?

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30-Aug-2006, 07:56 PM #2
I have CutePDF installed, and I don't have a GHOSTSCRIPT folder, or anything with the word GHOST searching the entire Program Files folder. I always thought GhostScript went when you uninstalled CutePDF.
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30-Aug-2006, 08:06 PM #3
Hi,

I had the folder named "GPLGS" when it was installed by default. The cutepdf writer I had was the free version.

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30-Aug-2006, 08:22 PM #4
Funny thing, I do to! I searched on "ghost", and nothing in there actually says "ghost" in the title.

There's a single registry key for GhostScript, you can just delete it, and then delete the folder and it's contents. I love the low overhead stuff that is open source.

Here's the keys I find with CutePDF installed.
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30-Aug-2006, 08:27 PM #5
Hi,
I'm newbie at this. will it be safe?
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31-Aug-2006, 12:39 PM #6
Truthfully, I think you can just delete the folder, I doubt the registry entries will hurt you at all.

Personally, I found CutePDF really handy, what didn't you like about it?
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31-Aug-2006, 08:09 PM #7
Hi,
I do find it handy, I just wanted to know more about the "ghostscript" thing which was installed. I have not uninstalled the program.
thanks for your time.
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01-Sep-2006, 04:54 PM #8
No problem.
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