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Windows 7: Windows Live Messenger Won't Uninstall?

15 Mar 2012   #11
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

I would suggest a repair install or restoring with restore disks or the computers built in system recovery if it has a recovery partition.


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15 Mar 2012   #12
ZeroManArmy

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I was really hoping not to that....
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15 Mar 2012   #13
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

You may see if Malwarebytes or MSE may be able to help you.
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15 Mar 2012   #14
ZeroManArmy

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
You may see if Malwarebytes or MSE may be able to help you.
How so? I have Malwarebytes Pro.
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15 Mar 2012   #15
Shamone

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 

I had issues uninstalling old version of flash player, I rebooted, then all was fine, was able to uninstall flash, try reboot
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19 Mar 2012   #16
ZeroManArmy

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shamone View Post
I had issues uninstalling old version of flash player, I rebooted, then all was fine, was able to uninstall flash, try reboot
I have tried that several times. XD
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19 Mar 2012   #17
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Did you try as previously suggested - Revo Uninstaller?
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19 Mar 2012   #18
ZeroManArmy

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Did you try as previously suggested - Revo Uninstaller?
Yes I have.
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20 Mar 2012   #19
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Other than a System Restore, I do not know what to do. :S
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20 Mar 2012   #20
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

This was all I could find on this problem.

Start
Control Panel
Programs
Programs and Features
Windows Live Essentials
Click change/remove
It will then give you the option to pick which ''essentials" you want to remove. Ex:Messenger, Mail, Photo

Or Try this:

1/ Click the Start button
2/ When the Start menu opens look to the Right of the menu and you should see an option called 'Run'
3/ Click on Run to open the Run dialogue box
4/ In the Run dialogue box type: RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\INF\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove
5/ Next press the OK button
6/ If all goes well you will be asked to restart your computer. Click Yes to restart
7/ Hopefully Messenger should now be removed

Incidentally you might find it easier to 'copy and paste' the above command line into the Run dialogue box rather than typing it yourself.

Or you can try this third party Windows Live Messenger Uninstaller.
http://blog.eddsn.com/2009/12/window...staller-v0-01/

Or you can try the Windows Live Solution Center.
http://www.windowslivehelp.com/
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