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Windows 7: Removing old programs from disc drive

23 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Removing old programs from disc drive

I upgrade from Vista to W7 and I thought all old prgms would be deleted.

Needless to say I was wrong because I see them still installed each time I defreg.

Is there a way to delete them.


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23 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

What programs are you referring to?

Try uninstalling them from Programs and Features.
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23 Feb 2010   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install


If you did an upgrade, all your programs will still be on the HD.

I know where Johnathan is headed and he will solve your problem.

I, however, feel that you have another problem. If you upgraded, you are going to have many problems in the future, the upgrade is known for that. My advice,is take your DVD (even if an upgrade DVD) and make a clean install. The programs will be gone and so will future problems. If you have an old car and give it a great paint job, does it run any better? Just my opinion, which I submit for your consideration.

If you decide to take my suggestion, just repost and I will help you in every way. In addition, you can, also, go to you tube and watch the procedure, like I did.

Good Luck. We are all behind you regardless of your decision.
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23 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

To Jonathan_King & richc46

Thank you both for your prompt answers.

I need to run your suggestions thru my cement mixer ( brain ? )
and think about it, not sure if I'm that qualified.

I will return shortly
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23 Feb 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install


Choose what is best for you. Each member gives his own suggestions and will help you with what ever you decide.
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