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Windows 7: Cannot remove files in games folder

10 Feb 2012   #1
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 
Cannot remove files in games folder

Hello everyone.

I'll post a picture. Love to know how to remove these preinstalled things on a dell laptop (the extras):
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10 Feb 2012   #2
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

If you mean the games.

Start\Control Panel\Programs and Features\Turn Windows feature on or off,unselect Games,Ok,Restart.

I found this tutorial Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game


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10 Feb 2012   #3
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

And it worked. Panais, you are a genious!

But the +1 is gunna have to come after I'm a bit more generous with the other folk o.0
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10 Feb 2012   #4
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
And it worked. Panais, you are a genious!

But the +1 is gunna have to come after I'm a bit more generous with the other folk o.0
I am?

Thanks for your kind words and you are welcome!
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10 Feb 2012   #5
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
And it worked. Panais, you are a genious!

But the +1 is gunna have to come after I'm a bit more generous with the other folk o.0
I am?
No doubt in my mind...

Though I should have known also to check the great tutorials we have here. Thanks for the reminder. I mean, how long have I been here? Should know this by now
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10 Feb 2012   #6
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
And it worked. Panais, you are a genious!

But the +1 is gunna have to come after I'm a bit more generous with the other folk o.0
I am?
No doubt in my mind...

Though I should have known also to check the great tutorials we have here. Thanks for the reminder. I mean, how long have I been here? Should know this by now
Good idea

Well,the thread is marked as solved so enough talking here
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