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Windows 7: Ok To Delete Event Logs of Uninstalled Programs?


31 Mar 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Ok To Delete Event Logs of Uninstalled Programs?

Greetings,

I just have a question about Event Logs. Is it ok to delete Event Logs or .evtx files of uninstalled programs? The reason I am asking is because as of right now, I am in need of some assistance in trying to solve a problem I've been having in a previous thread that I've posted a few days ago.

Here is the link to the thread for those interested. How to Delete Remaining HP Connection Manager Event Log?

I have read other numerous threads, however some say it is best to not touch the Event Logs at all. Either way much help is appreciated.

Thanks!

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31 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Give Unlocker a try. Have it delete the file on the next boot, see if that works.

Careful when installing it, make sure you do not install Delta Toolbar.

To use, right click on the file and select Delete. If it doesn't work then tell it to delete on next boot.
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31 Mar 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for replying back.

But unfortunately, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects the installer as malware. What do I do?
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01 Apr 2014   #4

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Tell MBAM to allow it and continue. There is nothing wrong with that link or program.
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01 Apr 2014   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Ok I installed Unlocker but I am unsure of what to do in the program?

What do you mean by "right click on the file and select Delete"?


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02 Apr 2014   #6

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Set the lower left drop down to Delete (as it shows in your pic) then click on Unlock All. See if that gets rid of it.
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02 Apr 2014   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Unlocker worked like a charm. Thank you so much!
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03 Apr 2014   #8

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

You're welcome, glad that helped.
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