Windows 10: deleted folder from programfiles(x86)
deleted folder from programfiles(x86)
i have installed corel video studio. and while trying to uninstall it i did not find it in control panel>uninstall or change a program. so i manually deleted corel folder from programfiles(x86) and cleaned registry with ccleaner. does this process removes that corel software from pc????
thanks in advance.
Hi, no, unlikely.
Well, that answers your question....
So..I guess you actually want more. it's probably a more complex program, so will have
- folder(s) in %userprofile%
- some programs install software drivers (maybe that doesn't)
- start menu entries
- registry entries (which Ccleaner is most likely to have missed.
What can you do?
Reinstall it in exactly the same location. Ideally monitor the installation with Revo Uninstaller Pro (or a similar free prog- if you can find one). Then uninstall t using Revo... if the program is listed it can be uninstalled, then Revo (free) can scan for leftovers.
If you use Revo Pro, it will be a monitored program, and you can uninstall it as such.
Had you not deleted the program folder, you could probably have used Revo (free) to do a forced uninstall.
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