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Program Entries in Programs and Settings


tullie

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I have entries in Programs and Settings that i cant delete,even though the program has been deleted,they dont show in Revo,any ideas anyone?

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tullie

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Sorry,that should mean Programs and Features in Control Panel

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mrwoowoo

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Something that worked for me was Ccleaner.
Double click Ccleaner then on tools.
then in uninstall click delete entry.That's if you have uninstalled the programme,which i take is what you mean and not deleted.

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tullie

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Thanks for the reply.I had tried that and they are not listed,thanks anyway.It is nero thats been uninstalled,but left entries behind.

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BRYNIT

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Try the Nero general cleaning tool click here

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sunnystaines

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got the same prob with ms works that came p reinstalled on xp deleted program, but still listed in add/remove if click to uninstall asks for cd?

ccleaner and revo get same problem, given up on it, surprised to see similar prob.

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Pine Man

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It sometimes helps to re-install the offending software and then uninstall it again.

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mrwoowoo

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Could try deleting from the registry.
click here

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tullie

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General cleaning tool dident work,will move onto registry next.

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Jim_F

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If its Nero 9 then pre-Dec 2008 versions did make a bit of a mess that clean tool didn't touch - I'm guessing that if the installer doesn't behave predictably then clean tool can't help.

I found that reinstalling or using system restore so I could use the Revo two stage uninstal did tidy things up a lot followed by the ccleaner scan for redundant registry entries.

Even better would be a system restore point pre-Nero as I know from bitter experience that there's an awful lot of Nero registry data !

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