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Windows 7: links in games


06 Jul 2010   #1

 
 
links in games

i try out a new site name STEAM and bought a game COGS; while i had the link on my desktop the game play ok, but i copy the link to games and it did not do any thing, not even the menus, i did not hear from steam so i uninstall the game,but the site continue to come up on when i start my pc, so i delete every thing from that site;but now i have this link in my games window. can some one tell me how to get read off it

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06 Jul 2010   #2

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

do you want to uninstall steam?

control panel >> bottom left is 'uninstall a program'.

find steam in the list, and uninstall it.
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06 Jul 2010   #3

 
 

done that an all the files that were left over, and even in the game window where the links are, but they are still in games
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06 Jul 2010   #4

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

ok - try out this tutorial.

it's a bit complicated - i don't know why microsoft can't make it easier to delete a shortcut!
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06 Jul 2010   #5

 
 

that wont work because it is not a microsoft game
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06 Jul 2010   #6

 
 

i'm looking at a thread on "steal links in game library" it says something about a registry key, so i run CC cleaners registry cleaner but they are still there
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06 Jul 2010   #7

 
 

oops. Stale Links
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07 Jul 2010   #8

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

ok - you can very easily 'hide' the icon, but that's not the same as deleting it.


it's still a minor mystery to me why microsoft won't let us delete shortcuts...
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07 Jul 2010   #9

 
 

but thats just it!! i can not even hide it ; THE LINK IS DEAD AT THE CLICK IT TURNS BLUE AS IF IT WAS ACTIVE BUT IT HAS NO MENU SO I CAN'T HIDE IT
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