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Windows 7: Does anyone of you Guys use a uninstaller Progrm

01 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Does anyone of you Guys use a uninstaller Progrm

Hi Guys

Some time ago I read in a magazine article about a uninstaller program but I donít remember what magazine it was in.
The reason I ask is I am a little fed-up with the windows or the program uninstall program only removing some of the program and not all the traces of the unwanted program leaving part behind.
In this article it recommended one to use.
So does anyone have any recommendations of a good one to use I not bothered if its free or paid I just want a good one that works
Or are they just as bad as the windows version

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01 Oct 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64


I've personally never had issues using the programs uninstaller, or Windows uninstall, but I have seen others recommend Revo Uninstaller, although I've never used it.

Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

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01 Oct 2012   #3

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot

Best method is before the fact...i use an old version of Total Uninstall which takes a snapshot before and after installing an app...
Unfortunately it is no longer Free and the old version is hard to find.
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01 Oct 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit

Hi guys thanks for the info i will have a look at both of them. I like the idea of a snapshot befoe installing anything but do you know if that tkase up a lot of hard drive space please
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01 Oct 2012   #5

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1

My method of totally removing a program is the safest & surest way to completely do it IMHO, is to make a system image using Acronis's One Click back-up before installing an app, then if it is not satisfactory do a restore.
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01 Oct 2012   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit

Hi Roderunner

Thats what i do at the moment i just wundered if there was an easyer way
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01 Oct 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

I always create a system Restore point before installing any new software and then do a restore if I do not want to keep it.

And Revo Uninstaller Pro if I want to uninstall later. The paid version of Revoinstaller Pro can monitor the system changes during install and then undo them when uninstalling.
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01 Oct 2012   #8


Win7 doesn't really need such a program.
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01 Oct 2012   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Dont use the uninstaller unless necessary. It does remove everything and possibly too much. It gets into registry and many times is too aggresive, I agree with Greg.
Just uninstll with Seven.
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01 Oct 2012   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit

Ok guys thanks for the tip
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