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How to delete a program that won't uninstall

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by m_grindy, Sep 11, 2004.

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  1. m_grindy

    m_grindy Thread Starter

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    I'm having trouble deleting a program called 'Sage'. With the add/remove programs icon I click uninstall and nothing happens. If I find the folder in the C drive and click delete it says that I may prevent other programs from working by deleting it. Is there another way to uninstall/delete?

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  2. MFDnNC

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    If it is sage.exe it appears to be part of MS Plus! and would be better to remove plus.

    But you could manually
     
  3. m_grindy

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    I don't think I have MS Plus. Is there a way that it can be deleted individually. It says some programs may not work if this program is deleted, is this likely to be the case?

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    If you are sure it is not connected/bundled with something else, then shoot it via explorer. You'll have some stray registry entries, but no biggie. Make sure you don't have it in startup .
     
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    open regedit (start run).
    Find this path: Hkey_Local_Machine\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall and delete it manually.
     
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    you can try to login as administrator from safe mode and unistall from there on the add/remove programs
     
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    Thanks everyone I have succesfully removed it.
     
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