1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Trying to uninstall a program that was aborted during instal

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by DonJon, Jan 29, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. DonJon

    DonJon Thread Starter

    Jan 25, 2007
    I was attmepting to download iPod's iTunes and I had a system lock-up during the install. I've tried to reinstall/de-install and I keep receiving an error message.

    ERROR 1316: A Network Error Occured While Attempting To Read From the File C:\WINDOWS\Installer\iPod for Windows 2006-03-23.msi

    How can I get a "clean" de-install? I think it may have screwed up my registry because now my computers CPU is running at 100% and I can't figure out why. I've ran registry cleaners and nothing seems to fix it. On another Techguy forum we eliminated the possibility of a Trojan.

    Thanks in advance
  2. Rache

    Rache Banned

    Sep 30, 2002
    Do a backup of your registry 1st; use export and choose 'all files', then if an error is made just doubleclick and registry will be reverted. Navigate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software, and look for the folder by name and delete, then retry.
  3. RootbeaR


    Dec 8, 2006
    Try CCleaner. It can remove programs and/or clean up registry. When you use it to clean the registry, it will ask you if you want to create a back-up, click yes.
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/539483

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice