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Windows 7: Changes to registry

11 Nov 2010   #1
jackdash

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Changes to registry

I have been having problems with a program and finally uninstalled it, but
I have noticed there is still references to it in the registry.
I would like to know how to remove these?
I have made a backup of the registry in case of problems.

Thanks
jack


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11 Nov 2010   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Open regedit, press F2 and enter the item you are looking for, then delete each entry that it finds...

NB!! Always be carefull when editing your registry...
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11 Nov 2010   #3
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Open regedit, press F2 and enter the item you are looking for, then delete each entry that it finds...

NB!! Always be carefull when editing your registry...
I think you'll find it's F3 to search

CTRL+F has the same effect.
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11 Nov 2010   #4
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Run CCleaner and select the registry cleanup, it'll safely remove any orphaned entries it finds.

There is no need to do anything manually, more likely than not you'll delete something you THINK is related to the uninstalled program, then find yourself in a fix.
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