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mikeymike76
15-06-2004, 03:14 PM
Hi guys,
have a demo of code masters colin Mccrae demo I want to uninstall from win xp home, but whenever I go to uninstall it (either from start menu or add/remove prog) I get an error message along the lines of "colin mccrae.... Service pack 1.....gobbly gook). I will try and post a screen shot of the message box tommorow. Mean while does anyone have any suggesstions about how to uninstall this, or shall I just delete the program files (about 300mb), and forget about even uninstalling it?

stu120404
15-06-2004, 04:37 PM
> I get an error message along the lines of
> "colin mccrae.... Service pack 1.....gobbly gook).

To help you more we need more then that ;)

>I will try and post a screen shot of the message box
> tommorow.

Cool

> Mean while does anyone have any
> suggesstions about how to uninstall this

Have you tried reinstalling it & uninstalling it?

>, or shall I
> just delete the program files (about 300mb), and
> forget about even uninstalling it?

That is a very BAD idea!, that is not wise.

FrankS
15-06-2004, 07:20 PM
There is a PC Magazine Utility UnClean v2 on following site which may help

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,541138,00.asp

Pheonix
15-06-2004, 08:15 PM
You can. if all else fails........To rid your self of it...

1/ Download and install [url=http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/dld/RegCleaner.zip]Regcleaner{/url]

2/ Open Regcleaner up and tick any boxes with the developers & Game names. then hit the "remove selected" button.

3/ On the top of the list, hit the "Uninstall menu" button. Now tick any listing for the game there and remove.

4/ On the menu, go , Tools-registry cleanup-do them all.

5/ When it is finished, top menu, Select all. Then down the bottom button, Remove selected.

You can now safely delete the program directory.

Pheonix
15-06-2004, 08:17 PM
The download link should have been This here (http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/dld/RegCleaner.zip)

mikeymike76
16-06-2004, 03:01 PM
heres the link to the screen shot

http://users.actrix.co.nz/mikv-jacg/ColinMcCrae.jpg

just copy and past

most of the uninstallers I have seen on the market require you to have them installed BEFORE you have the problem with uninstalling, there by they monitor everthing that is installed on your computer and can uninstall it for you.

Might have to be a reg hack?

metla
16-06-2004, 03:10 PM
If it wont uninstall then i see no problem with deleting the program folder and then removing the entries via regcleaner.

johnboy
16-06-2004, 03:29 PM
try this
How to Manually Remove Programs from the Add or Remove Programs Tool Here (http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314481)