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Solved: Uninstalling programs that are corrupt

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by bonkers72, Feb 13, 2007.

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  1. bonkers72

    bonkers72 Thread Starter

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    OS XP Home. How can you uninstall programs that are corrupt? Which the uninstaller won't work. I had done a few system restores and now some programs that I had originally deleted came back with system restore and are now corrupt.
     
  2. blkwlnt64

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    Have you tried using 'safe mode' ?
     
  3. bonkers72

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    You mean trying to use the uninstaller? I'll try that.
     
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    Same thing. Error pops up : unins00.dat does not exist. Unable to uninstall.
     
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    Sometimes, it comes down to doing a manual uninstall - deleting the files and folders and registry entries to a program.

    You just need to know where to look for them and how to do it.

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  6. bonkers72

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    So.........could you give me some tips on doing that? Thanks.
     
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