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Solved: GPL Ghostscript uninstall?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by acdevera, Aug 30, 2006.

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  1. acdevera

    acdevera Thread Starter

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    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?

    Thank you.

    Tony :(
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    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.
     
  3. acdevera

    acdevera Thread Starter

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    Hi,

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

    Thanks.

    Tony
     
  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Funny thing, I do to! :D 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. :D

    Here's the keys I find with CutePDF installed.
     

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  5. acdevera

    acdevera Thread Starter

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    Hi,
    I'm newbie at this. will it be safe?
     
  6. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    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?
     
  7. acdevera

    acdevera Thread Starter

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    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.
    Tony
     
  8. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    No problem. :)
     
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