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Solved: Uninstalling from something I can't reach.

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Untold Prophecy, Jan 24, 2008.

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  1. Untold Prophecy

    Untold Prophecy Thread Starter

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    So recently my external harddrive was dropped and died. I had Steam installed on it, but since it's dead, I wanted to reinstall in onto my normal drive. Well, when I went to try, it gave me an error because it couldn't find it in H drive. And I can't uninstall it, because the add and remove programs wizard gives me an error because it can't locate it. What do I do?
     
  2. raybro

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    Sounds like you have no option except to manually delete any folders/files associated with the program from your C:\ drive (there shouldn't be much if the prog was installed on the external drive) and edit the registry. Tricky business if you are not experienced with such things. :eek:

    If you should be tempteted to do so, be very sure to do a backup of your registry before doing anything. You can learn about backing up the registry here.

    Good Luck... Raybro
     
  3. Untold Prophecy

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    Yea, I did that, it works now. Thanks. I'll put the solved thing on.
     
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