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Removing Unwanted Things

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Danboy, Jan 30, 2005.

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  1. Danboy

    Danboy Thread Starter

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    Good Morning,

    I just purchased a new computer and it came loaded with things that I do not want. AOL, Earthlink and Net Zero. As I know that they are just taking up space I would like to remove them and was wondering if someone could tell me the correct way to go about this. Thank You,

    Danboy
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Most can be uninstalled using the Add/Remove function in Control Panel.

    Start . . Settings . . Control Panel

    Some may leave folders and files which you can manually delete using Windows Explorer once you have uninstalled them.

    wrs
     
  3. Danboy

    Danboy Thread Starter

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    Thank you, I have removed them.
     
  4. faz1234

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    can you help me remove icons that when i try and delete say cant delete run by another program or person.tried everything>>
     
  5. JohnO28356

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    Have you tried in Safe Mode?
     
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