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Windows 7: How to remove a game's leftover icon from the Windows 7 games list...

02 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
How to remove a game's leftover icon from the Windows 7 games list...

Here's how to remove a game's leftover icon from the Windows 7 games list. Sometimes when you uninstall a game, its icon remains in the Windows 7 games list and is put into a category called "unspecified". There appears to be no way to remove the leftover icon. However, the leftover icon will be auto removed if you delete the game's leftover folder usually in...

[on 64 bit Windows] C:\Program Files (x86)
[on 32 bit Windows] C:\Program Files

This is a very annoying problem, and Microsoft should do something about it. But I hope you guys find this tip helpful.

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02 Dec 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello TsunamiZ,

This may be able to help you delete the game's icon in Games Explorer.

Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game

Hope this helps,
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03 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

you should try my way first, because the other way is hella complicated
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03 Dec 2011   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

If that works, then that would be great. This was just another option just in case your method wasn't available. :)
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