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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Stingray10, Aug 6, 2006.

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  1. Stingray10

    Stingray10 Thread Starter

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    What is the proper way to open and delete a program using command prompt?Thanks.:eek:
     
  2. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    Delete a program??

    May I ask why you are not using Add/Remove?
    And if that isn't possible, just Exploerer?
     
  3. Stingray10

    Stingray10 Thread Starter

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    This was the way that I was told to remove the traces of a program.
     
  4. ozrom1e

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    If someone told you that this is the right way then they should have told you exactly how they do it. They did not tell you that because they probably do not do it that way.

    The way to do this is before you go to add/remove programs you find out where the program is located by right clicking on the icon and left click on properties and write down where it is located. Example C:\Program Files\name.com.

    Then exit back out and go thru add\remove programs and remove it from the Windows.

    Then using a file manager like Windows Explorer you find the sub-directory you wrote down and delete it.

    Then go to Recycle Bin and empty it.

    If you really want to get technical and I will not tell you how to delete the subject from the registry you can do the regedit thing, but this is not really necessary, except in extreme cases.
     
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