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By leonardanukam ·
I have uninstall a programm, but there are still some of the files running in management service system and when I try to reinstall the same program it prompt to migrate or upgrad and also it find the path to the former installation.

How do I remove these file total from my system and have a fresh installation

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by Volksjager In reply to Removing a file

This sounds as if you removed a program that still had services running. You need to click on services in Control Panel and stop or disable the services that are associated with the software you are trying to remove. This should allow you to reinstall your software without issue. You will probably still have registry entries and the underlying folder structure, due to this. Once you have removed the software does it still appear in add/remove software? If so do the above and select add remove again.

Hope this helps

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by leonardanukam In reply to Removing a file

The software is not appearing in the Add/Remove. I have diableed the files from the services running, but if I try to reinstall the software the installer still detects the paths in from the services running.

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by Ktirf In reply to Removing a file

I suppose that the installer detects the following keys in the registry:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Vendor_name\Program_name
HKCU\Software\Vendor_name\Program_name
It looks there and finds the former installation path. Then it assumes that there is an installation of this program (despite there's no entry in Add/Remove). The best thing to overcome this is to delete those keys in the registry. But you will also delete all the settings for this program this way. The other way is to find a string in the registry that designates the former installation path and try to delete this value only. But I'd prefer the first - to delete these keys at all and then immediately reinstall the program.
Cheers!

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by B_Pope In reply to Removing a file

since you obviously know the exact program your removing,I would suggest you download a program called REGCLEANER.
A must have for anyone like myself who installs/uninstalls programs on a regular basis.
You can download from www.tweakfiles.com/
Take the time to learn it's functions,it's not for beginners.

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