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Windows 7: Driver Sweeper can't delete all registry files in registry editor

06 Dec 2011   #1
Vicitop

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Driver Sweeper can't delete all registry files in registry editor



So this is the situation: I've unistalled Amd Driver from Device Manager, Unistalled Catalyst software and ran Driver Sweeper. There is only 3 registeries that the Driver Sweeper CAN'T delete and these are under SYSTEM\ folder. I've tried to change user privilegies but this far I've not succeeded. So guys, I need your help.


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06 Dec 2011   #2
Miranova23

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried to clean/fix the registry with CCleaner?
(CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download)
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06 Dec 2011   #3
Vicitop

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Yes I've run the crap cleaner. That hasn't helped =/
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06 Dec 2011   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Why would you uninstall through Device Manager first? Just run the Catalyst Install Manager from Programs and Features, and it will uninstall both the driver and CCC. Or better yet, just run the Catalyst install and it will uninstall the old before installing the new.

Also Driver Sweeper isn't needed, as anything it may find after doing a normal uninstall will get overwritten by the new files/registry entries.
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18 Dec 2011   #5
KOREA7

win7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Try Revo uninstaller... Works Great. Removes all enteries. Good Luck and Happy Holidays.
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27 Dec 2011   #6
Gilthor

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Why would you uninstall through Device Manager first? Just run the Catalyst Install Manager from Programs and Features, and it will uninstall both the driver and CCC. Or better yet, just run the Catalyst install and it will uninstall the old before installing the new.

Also Driver Sweeper isn't needed, as anything it may find after doing a normal uninstall will get overwritten by the new files/registry entries.

There are reasons why some use a driver sweeper, you know. Like not being able to install any driver at all because of leftovers of old drivers, because they don't get all scrapped or there is some other issue with the install routine. It's not because they may not have heard of the normal way... This advice is as good as offering "visit us at our community meeting" instead of any real solution.
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