how do i delete software that i have downloaded?

By doitagin48 ·
i have downloaded vipre and e-set anti-virus software and cyberlink disk burning software the vipre free trial has ended on these but i cant remove them from the add/remove programs in control panel and is currenty taking up alot of memory. how do i remove these programs?

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Use 'CCleaner' ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to how do i delete software ...

Download and run CCleaner:


When you run it, in the left hand column the third option down is called 'Tools' - in it there is a screen much the same as the Add/Remove screen, except it lists far more entries for deletion.

Other than that, I would advise you have a look inside the program directory for an uninstaller routine.

After you have removed the program you should then run the Registry Cleaner at option #2.

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use revo uninstaller

by Snuffy09 In reply to how do i delete software ...

it is one of the cleanest ways to uninstall a program.

it will scan your registry and look for old directories related to the program you uninstalled and removes them also.

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by wesley.chin In reply to how do i delete software ...

Depending on how the software was written, it may have a process that continues to run. This is even when it appears that the software has been closed. End the process associated with the software if it is still running.

Another thought is that the software in question is of the stand alone variety. In that case, simply locate the executable file and delete it. You can tell if the software is of that variety by whether a installer ran when installing the software.

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deleting software

by doitagin48 In reply to Possibilities

thanks for your help. i appreciate it

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