Vista Upgrade Advisor wont go away

  Krisps 22:46 26 Jul 06

I downloaded Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor, it liked my machine but I did not like the idea of trying it yet. However I am getting a window for the downloaded files opening every time I start and cannot find the program anywhere on my machine to do an uninstall. Anyone had the same problem and more importantly found the answer?

  futurekid 23:05 26 Jul 06

I have the same problem.
Can anyone help us!!!!!!!!

  alan227 23:30 26 Jul 06

The only way I could find to remove it was to click start/click search/then under advanced options tick (search system folders/search hidden files & folders/search subfolders)
I entyered in the search box---vista upgrade advisor--
then hit the search button, it showed up four files so I hit Ctrl/A to select them all then hit the delete button and emptied the recycle bin, and that did the trick.

  johnnyrocker 23:43 26 Jul 06

the price of meddling;)


  Krisps 09:46 27 Jul 06

Why is it that the simple solution is often the easiest but the last you think of? Thanks Alan, I actually got a lot more than 4 results to my search not all of which would delete easily, but eventually they were all moved to the Recycle Bin and once that was emptied I thought I had won. However, one last surprise, when I restarted the Window stil opened although now it was showing a completely empty folder! Once I had deleted that folder the whole issue was resolved.

Moral - if it works don't try to fix it, and if its Vista wait until everyone else has sorted out the bugs before you go near it.

Thanks everyone for your comments.

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