Registry woes?

  emmos 13:18 18 May 09
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I am running Win XP, I am trying to run a programme but when I install it , it says that a programme of that name is still running.I deleted the original but it thinks it is running on a drive that is no longer on my pc. Do I need to edit the registry to stop this? - hope this makes sense!

Dave

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:07 18 May 09

What program?

  emmos 14:39 18 May 09

News Rover

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:46 18 May 09

Start -run - type msconfig - starup tab untick any boxes relating to News Rover - processes tab stop any process relating to News rover, then retry.

  emmos 14:54 18 May 09

There is no newsrover in there.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:25 18 May 09

Ok then edit the registry but MAKE A SYSTEM RESTORE POINT FIRST.
Editing the registry can be risky that is why I wanted you to check the other things first.

search the registry delete all refences to news rover and retry.

  emmos 15:57 18 May 09

I am unable to find any reference to newsrover- which section will it be in.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:21 18 May 09

There is too many to go through by hand, have you done a search?

Ctrl+F

  brundle 16:26 18 May 09

Always useful to check support from the authors - perhaps this will help; click here

  emmos 16:37 18 May 09

did a search - found one entry - deleted id it but still the same
checked with authors but e-mail keeps bouncing back

  brundle 16:39 18 May 09

So the folder exists on your machine, but no references to the software in your registry?

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