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    Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter in Windows

    Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter in Windows

    How to Download and Use Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter in Windows
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    01 Jul 2017
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    How to Download and Use Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter in Windows

    information   Information
    The Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter allows you to automatically repair issues including corrupted registry keys that block you from installing or removing program.

    The Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter fixes:
    • Corrupted registry keys on 64-bit operating systems
    • Corrupted registry keys that control the update data
    • Problems that prevent new programs from being installed
    • Problems that prevent existing programs from being completely uninstalled or updated
    • Problems that block you from uninstalling a program through Add or Remove Programs (or Programs and Features) in Control Panel

    This tutorial show you how to use the Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter to fix problems that block programs from being installed or removed in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.



    Here's How:

    1. Download and run the Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter from Microsoft.

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    Note   Note
    The troubleshooter will only run and will not be installed.


    2. Click/tap on the Advanced link in the troubleshooter. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Uncheck the Apply repairs automatically box, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Select if you are having a problem installing or uninstalling a program. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Select the program you want to install or uninstall, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)
    Note   Note
    If you do not see your program, select Not Listed.


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    6. Make and selections and follow any instructions in the troubleshooter for what you want until it has finished and hopefully fixed the issue. (see screenshots below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn



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    By the way, for any future viewers of this thread:
    This tool helped me reinstall Intel RST when it became totally corrupted after a repair install, and would not work, reinstall or uninstall, and I had to do a forced uninstall, and delete the folders, registry entries, and whatever else I could find. Problem is I didn't know about MSI(Microsoft® Windows® Installer), and even If I did, I wouldn't have known what to do.

    This is a great tool to have in your portable apps folder/toolbox, just use it with care.

    Nice you added this to the tutorials Shawn

    Fellow geeks, just remember, this tool is for cleaning up the MSI.

    Software installed using the Microsoft® Windows® Installer (MSI) technology writes certain files and registry settings. If any of those files or settings are missing or corrupted, you may be unable to remove, update, or even reinstall the program. The solution in such cases is to remove all of the Windows Installer information so that the program can be cleanly reinstalled. To do that, Microsoft offers the free Windows Installer CleanUp utility.
    The Windows Installer CleanUp utility deletes all files and registry settings associated with a program's Windows Installer configuration. It's important to note that the tool does not remove the program's actual installation files or registry settings. Nor does the tool replace or supersede the Add/Remove Programs command.
    Rather, you would resort to this utility if you can't uninstall or update an application through Add/Remove Programs or other methods. By deleting the Windows Installer information, you should be able to reinstall the application. You can then leave the program installed as is, update it, or even remove it.

    Free Utility: Windows Installer CleanUp Utility
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