Program Uninstall

  POP 20:11 29 Sep 2005

Having removed all references to two programs from the registry, I am left with both programs but no radio buttons to "change or uninstall" in control panel "add/remove programs".Any idea's please. Pop

  Totally-braindead 20:15 29 Sep 2005

It might be a stupid question but why did you remove the references in the registry in the first place? You usually remove a program using add/remove programs in control panel and if it leaves bits behind, which a lot of them do, then download ccleaner click here and it can help delete left over files.

  VoG II 20:15 29 Sep 2005

JV16 Power Tools click here has an option to clear unwanted entries from Add or Remove programs.

  POP 21:15 29 Sep 2005

The original fault was an error while trying to open Serif Movie Plus 4. I just kept getting "error 1324, The path, serif movie plus 4 contains an invalid character". I tried to uninstal theprogram in control panel "uninstal programs but just kept getting the error as above.I went through every line in the registry, and deleted every reference to serif. 7 programs in all. I have MSN desktop seach installed. This only brings up my Emails to Serif. I also have "Innovations add remove plus" this do'se not even show the programs.Serif are stumped.

  VoG II 21:22 29 Sep 2005

If Serif is installed using the Windows Installer then you could try running the Installer Cleanup Utility click here then reinstalling.

  GaT7 21:23 29 Sep 2005

What about VoG's suggestion?

There is a smaller free program (also by JV16 Power Tools) called RegCleaner click here, that may help. G

  POP 21:59 29 Sep 2005

To all who answered my plea, thankyou. To Vog, your link to Windows installer worked perfectly. I can now let Serif off the hook.Thankyou all again.You really know your stuff. Pop

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