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I am running an old IBM Aptive Win95 with an InstallShield that hasn't let me remove anything from Add/Remove or just plain Delete.

I finally found the InstallShield Program in Windows Explorer. It is not in Add/Remove. Do I just delete it in Windows Explorer, or should I be looking for it first in the Registry? Or should I delete it in DOS? Or doesn't it make a difference where I start deleting it? Thanks for any input.

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no do not delete it either way! InstallShield is a very important program. When you install or delete a program (thru Add/Remove or other "safe" ways) InstallShield is how the offending program is made history. Delete InstallShield, and you've deleted your way of deleting/installing programs.
as for the Add/Remove not working, it's not InstallShield's fault, it's the programs' fault.
 

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Tooooo Late.... It's long gone. But thanks for the info. LOL If I live so long as to ever run into that problem again, I won't delete it. I will remember . . . Thanks again, sayin1


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In Fact, I'm just getting ready to reformat. But first, I have a Compaq that I have to deal with. Little memory problem.

Thanks again,

Xico:D
 
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