Trial uninstall issues

By Rukasuzu ยท 6 replies
Nov 7, 2008
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  1. Sorry about Corel the words have come out wrong!
    I have trail and They provide you with a serial, but it doesn't uninstall completelty
    Then I was gonna wait for another trail untill it comes out :D, and now I can't change the serial. So I found this utility I hope it will do the trick :) Be care full when using this application, the cleanup utility :D Sorry if its in a wrong section, the topic :p
    Each time they come out with a trail, there is a different serial :p
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    The Windows Installer CleanUp Utility, is widely known and used for problematic uninstalls.

    Usually the most common reason is not a broken uninstaller, but some type of Virus\Malware originally causing the issue.

    Therefore if you are experiencing any issues such as this, I would recommend that you use the Viruses/Spyware/Malware Preliminary Removal Instructions
  3. Rukasuzu

    Rukasuzu TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 174

    CCCleaner has an unhinstaller does it delete from registry once you uninstall theapp

    CCleaner has an uninstaller does it delete from registry once you uninstall the app, using ccleaner?
    Thank you Kimsland for setting the topic title, really appreciated :)
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

  5. bobcat

    bobcat TechSpot Paladin Posts: 688   +67

    Like kimsland said, the best you can do for uninstalling a program a posteriori, is to use the free revouninstaller.

    But you can do better than that if you act a priori, that is before installing the program. You first install an uninstaller, which keeps record of all registry changes whenever you subsequently install any program. Thus, the uninstaller can reverse those changes, if you decide to uninstall the program later, and leave the registry in virtually the same state as if the program had never been installed.

    The snag is that these uninstallers are not free. Here is one example from ashampoo.
  6. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    There are many good open source programs to eliminate bloatware on new computers and gunked up systems. PC Decrapifier, CCleaner are two good ones to name a couple. Also download mike lin's startup editor to stop programs from autoloading. Glarysoft glary utilities is another good open source program to use. just google them or look for them here on TS.
  7. Rukasuzu

    Rukasuzu TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 174

    hmm interesting thnx

    hmm interesting thnx

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