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uninstalling superstar expansion

Q: uninstalling superstar expansion

I just got Unleashed but need to uninstall Superstar first. I can't find my instuction book(found all the others but not that one lol) can anyone tell me how to uninstall superstar without uninstalling the Sims.

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A: uninstalling superstar expansion

Go to your control panel, select add/remove programs and uninstall it.

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I have external hard drives with NO power supply just USB connection and I can access them from any computer on the network and any media device on the network

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A:External Expansion Drive with own power supply

You need a router that has a USB connection. Then you can connect the external storage to the network. That is only for a USB drive though. Do you have one of those passport drives with a battery?
 

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A:Seagate expansion hard drive worked fine until I aborted a conversion to a compressed drive

Have you tried reinitializing the drive?
 

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A:Problem with a 500GB Seagate expansion external drive

Try this How to Cleanup and Remove old USB Storage Drivers
 

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It would be good to know your current laptop brand and model, OS, configuration, and memory possibilities,
 

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A:Trouble uninstalling integrated gfx when getting new gfx card

turn off and unplug computer. Remove the 8800 GTS card. Turn on computer. disable the integrated graphic card. Turn off and unplug computer. Insert the new graphic card. Turn on computer. Vista should detect the new card and possibly ask or it might just go ahead and download the required drivers.


*edit*
nevermind I see you already tried that.......What is the 6150 thingy? Is that the integrated graphic card? Have you tried disabling the integrated graphic via BIOS?
 

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A:USB Mobo Expansion Options

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A:no sound after uninstalling wimamp (did not reboot immediately)

Well. Removing Winamp isn't what killed your sound, and removing without rebooting didn't do it either.

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By the way the specs of my PC are:

Windows XP professional, service pack 2
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A:Uninstalling Intel Integrated Graphics..

What pc have you got???
 

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Well, The sound card may be frying evrything it gets into. Is this a new card, or have you had it for a while? Check to see if you can still use those pci slots for anything else, because like I said before, its probably frying the slots. Which means you may need to get a new soundcard, and a new motherboard(but both may be under warrenty, so dont worry to much)
 

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A:Uninstalling internal gfx first?

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A:problems uninstalling sis630/730 in order to install radeon 9250

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Download the Driver cleaner programme from HERE

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A:uninstalling

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A:Error uninstalling Need for Speed World

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I'm going to try revo once again. TIA Disregard. I used the advanced part of revo & got it done.
Well, it worked, but I'm still unable to log in to my homepage. I know, kinda ridicules uninstalling a browser because I can't log in. Just a bit confused.
 

A:UNinstalling a browser

Hi, There is some info about this on their own site, but don't know how well it works. http://www.seamonkey-project.org/doc/install-and-uninstall
I use Seamonkey browser, and I try most of the Firefox/Gecko engine 'variations' to see what is being done with it. I've use FFx browser since 2.0, and always prefer it to any other, although I do try most others.
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A:Real difficulty uninstalling Windows Live Messenger

Download and install the freeware Ccleaner. Use it to clean your registry of entries your simple deletion of folders and files has left behind. See if it will install after that.
 

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A:Problems installing and uninstalling programs with XP

http://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=8483

Download, install, try again. Report back.
 

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A:I saw this MS recommends uninstalling Windows 7 Security Update 2823324

The reports of the issue only come out of Brazil. But they are worried it may be more widespread, so they want people to uninstall it just to be safe.
 

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A:Uninstalling Zone Alarm

Never mind. Ive got it sorted.

Heres how if anyone finds this:


Uninstall Zone alarm by using the uninstalled in the Start>Zone Alarm folder
Then clean the PC using something like CCleaner which found a number of left over registry keys on my PC
Then disconnect from the Internet
Go to Start>Control Panel and go to device manager
Right click your wireless card and click uninstall but don't remove the drivers
restart your PC
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then leave the PC to automatically connect...hopefully

Everything seems fine now and im ruinning Comodo which works much better and gives you an actual feeling that Zone alarm let to much in
 

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Many thanks.

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A:Help - Uninstalling Vista from a dual boot setup

Ok please answer these:

1. Is your Vista your first boot drive?
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go to task manager and shut down quicktime in memory.
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A:Big problems with uninstalling PC Accelerator 2004!!!!!

pc accelerators for the most part are a joke and most are laden with spyware and adware. The only thing that will speed up your computer is more memory, slight overclocking, defragged hard drive, and a faster cpu.

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A:Uninstalling Realplayer

Pazuzu said:



I tried uninstalling Realplayer using CCleaner but I am still left with "the following files and/or directories could not be deleted c\Documents & Settings\.......\Application Data\Real\Realplayer.
I have forgotten how to manually delete files from directories.

As a rule I try to avoid programs which do not have an uninstall facility. I got realplayer because I listen to BBC radio a lot & I think it was their preferred media player.

Any suggestions for a media player ? I also rip & burn audio cds occasionally - strictly for personal use of course.Click to expand...


go the control panel>add or remove programms> see there realplayer still present. If not go to c:\programs files\real player deleted every files from there.
or under c:\common files\ see there any folder name by real player.
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

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Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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Did you know that Firefox has it's own uninstaller? Open the program and you will find it.

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rpm -e packagename

I usually query it first:

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So you don't want to keep anything on the hard drive?

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http://www.ccleaner.com

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A:Xp won't boot after uninstalling service pack 2

Welcome to TachSpot

You can try to boot with a blank password, i.e. NO password.
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The Microsoft driver showed Realtek at the end. So you uninstalled the Microsoft/Realtek driver that was downloaded from Windows Update automatically. And the original AC97 Reatek driver is still on your computer. To reinstall it, download it from the Intel Website: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Det...ng&ProdId=1674

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/error-uninstalling-installing-realtek-audio-drivers-963465.html
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I also tried to reinstall avast and got the the same error message.

What next?

Thanks

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See if this works ....
Download AVAST Software Uninstall Utility
Special Note: Needs to be started from Safe Mode, the program will offer to reboot you into Safe Mode on launch. If you did not install the Avast product to the default install location, you need to point to it in the box.

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/375858-uninstalling-avast-free.html
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A:Problem Uninstalling Adobe XI (11.0.12

Have you tried reinstalling Adobe 11.0.12 over the top?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-uninstalling-adobe-xi-11-0-12.1153052/
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So far no current or suspected problem.  I just ask so that maybe I would later know how.

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As time passes your registry will inevitably end up with many extra...or "orphan" keys and subkeys. BUT unless you are having some sort of an issue, they are not a problem.  All these so called "registry cleaners" do NOTHING to improve performance, as your system will function just fine by leaving them where they are.
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NOTE: If you do install CCleaner, go to options>monitoring and uncheck the active monitoring feature. It's new and unnecessary. just clean up your system when the mood strikes you.  
PS...Ignore the " Advanced options" under the Windows tab. 
 
 
EDIT:  AS FAR AS THE REGISTRY GOES... DON'T BE CONCERNED. INSTALL WHAT YOU NEED TO... UNINSTALL WHAT YOU NEED TO.... IF YOU HAVE ANY ISSUES, THEN YOU ADDRESS THEM, BUT THE REGISTRY WILL NEVER BE AS IT WAS WHEN YOU TOOK YOUR COMPUTER OUT OF THE BOX.  IT WILL REFLECT ALL YOU'VE DONE WITH YOUR SYSTEM. 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/575349/uninstalling-including-checking-and-adjusting-registry/
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Did you see the reply you already got with your other topic on this?http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/211112/how-do-i-remove-zone-alarm-nag-screen/?p=3213208

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/514872/uninstalling-zone-alarm-firewallcheckpoint/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/502448/problems-after-uninstalling-online-armour-avast-wont-start/
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Hello, and welcome,
 
There should be a option to do a System Restore under Advanced Options. Can you do a System Restore to a date before the uninstall?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/583500/uninstalling-avast-messed-up-my-pc/
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First of all, welcome to Bleeping Computer! I just need to ask a few clarifying questions. Are you logged into an account with administrator privileges? Are you using Add/Remove Programs, an uninstaller for the program, or a third-party uninstaller program? What program are you trying to uninstall, and Can you install and uninstall other programs?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/564942/uninstalling-problem/
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Welcome,
Have you tried
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/revo-uninstaller/
It usually gets the job done.
Just be careful. PUPs that protect themselves that well may be hiding something worse.
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Dick

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/564480/problems-uninstalling-unwanted-software/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/564226/uninstalling-skype-5-or-7/
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I would suggest leaving the Microsoft Visual c++ alone.
 
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/550710/uninstalling-programs/
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Try doing a System Restore.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/476127/uninstall-button-vanished-after-uninstalling-half-of-nikon-programs/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/434993/problems-with-uninstalling-a-program/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/169706/add-space-to-partion-without-uninstalling-windows/
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1) What do you mean "the desktop opens as a folder"?

2) What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/408678/microsoft-office-is-not-opening-or-uninstalling/
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Reinstall IE8 or look at some of these other tips. My linkPS: Sorry, but I did not read all the way thru the book.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/409246/serious-problem-after-uninstalling-ie8/
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Note: a screenshot of Revo Uninstaller section list.
 
 
 

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/561519/windows-xp-a-december-clean-up-uninstalling-components/
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A:XP BSOD After Uninstalling Software + Drivers

1) Registry Cleaners CAUSE problems, they do not cure them. I suggest you run the UNDO function in the registry cleaner and then never use it again.
 
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http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html
unzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/528533/xp-bsod-after-uninstalling-software-drivers/
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A:uninstalling

Please download AdwCleaner and run it.
 
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/524601/uninstalling/
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A:Netbook won't boot, hangs at aswrvrt.sys after uninstalling Roxio Backontrack

Hi
 
 to the BC forum.
 
Do you have either an installation CD or recovery console CD in hand ?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/501196/netbook-wont-boot-hangs-at-aswrvrtsys-after-uninstalling-roxio-backontrack/
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Right click the taskbar and click Task Manager. Go to the processes tab and end task.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/492057/problem-uninstalling-ditto/
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A:Programs uninstalling

No, not if they install with entries in the registry. You can use Revo Uninstaller - it should do the job
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/464215/programs-uninstalling/
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A:Chrome Extensions uninstalling/still get a pop-up & Chrome not in uninstall list

Scan with Malwarebytes AntiRootkit
 
Please download MBAR and save it to your desktop.
 
Run tool as Administrator, tool will extract itself, and then launch.
 
Click Next to accept terms and conditions, and click Update to obtain latest definitions.
 
If malware is found click on Cleanup button , but make sure that Create restore point option is checked before proceeding !
 
Program will ask you to restart, allow it to do so.Note: If you're experiencing internet connection issues or other anomalies after running MBAR and removal of rootkits, it is recommended to run fixdamage.exe located inside mbar folder. Run it as Administrator and press Y if asks you do you want to continue.
 
Step 2
 
Download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save it to your desktop.
 
Run tool as Administrator, accept terms of usage, and wait while database is updating.
 
After it's done with updating, click Scan button and wait while it's scanning.
 
All found items remove by clicking on Cleaning button, and allow tool to restart.
 
After restart will make a log which you will attach or paste in your reply.
 
Step 3
Download JRT by Malwarebytes and save it to your desktop.
Run tool as Administrator,accept disclaimer by pressing Y, and wait while it's scanning system.
Tool will automatically scan and remove all found items, if tool requires restart, allow it to do so.
Attach log here.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/584751/chrome-extensions-uninstallingstill-get-a-pop-up-chrome-not-in-uninstall-list/
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So, I'm trying to clean up some unused programs on a Win 7 machine but after I removed "AnyProtect by CMI limited" then "CWA Reminder by We-Care" but when I went to uninstall the next unused program and no matter what I try to uninstall I get an error saying "Windows Installer Service could not be accessed" and the program cancels the uninstallation process.  I've checked msconfig and it says that Windows Installer is stopped.  I tried doing SFC scan in the CMD prompt and that came back clean and I tried to re-register the program using the command prompt in both locations that its found.  Any other ideas??

A:Problems uninstalling unwanted software

"Windows Installer Service could not be accessed" does not mean your computer is infected. It may be corrupted, you may be missing certain values in the registry, and it could also be a problem with permissions.
 
A few Microsoft fixes to try:
 
http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall/
 
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651

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A:Uninstalling Emsisoft

The correct way to remove Emsisoft Anti-Malware is from within its program group Uninstall shortcut in Start Menu > All Programs > Emsisoft Anti-Malware folder.How can I completely uninstall an Emsisoft Product?2. Setup FilesIf you need to uninstall Emsisoft Anti-Malware or Emsisoft Internet Security this should be performed by using the uninstaller provided. You can locate the uninstaller from either the Start Screen/Start menu, or via the Windows Control Panel.Emsisoft Anti-Malware HelpIf you are unable to remove Emsisoft Anti-Malware, you may need to use the Emsisoft Uninstall Tool (emsiclean.exe).This is a summary of instructions for using emsiclean.exe provided by Fabian Wosar, Emsisoft Employee (Post #2).However, before using it on your own, read this important information...In general it is not recommended to use Emsiclean on your own. There are various potential problems with it that aren't obvious and may result in data loss. We therefore recommend to not use it unless one of our support employees instructs you to.Fabian Wosar, Emsisoft Employee (Post #6)With that said, you can always contact the Emsisoft Support Team by email for individual assistance or start a new topic in the applicable Customer Support Forum for your particular issue.Emsisoft Support (FAQs and Email Support)Emsisoft Anti-Malware Customer Support ForumEmsisoft Internet Security Customer Support ForumEmsisoft Customer Support forum (all products)

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I have Rising Antivirus Free on my Windows Home Server and I cannot uninstall it. Under the Control Panel, it's not even listed under the add/remove programs list and under the Start menu, there's an Uninstall link but clicking it does nothing. Does anyone know a way to get it removed without damaging anything in the process?

A:Trouble Uninstalling Rising Antivirus Free

Have you tried using Revo Uninstaller ?

Link http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_..._download.html

Choose either the freeware version or Pro 30 day trial version



   Note
The pro version will remove programs that are 64 bit . OS bit does not matter it's the Software bit that matters
Install the program . Launch the program click on Rising Antivirus Free and choose Uninstall . Choose Adanced mode and click on next . If you get the builtin Uninstaller of the Antivirus use that to remove the program once that is done go back to Revo Uninstaller and click next . It will scan for left over files in the registry click on Select All and click on the Delete button . Then click Next . It will scan for some more left over files if it locates those do the same click on select all and choose Delete. Once you're done click on Next . That should remove the program from your PC .

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I have very carefully uninstalled all of the windows updates that I have found relating to both the installation of Win 10 as well as the recent MS telemetry updates for Win 7. My question is that if I have none of these now appearing under installed updates will my Win 7 computer be completely free of any effect that the uninstalled updates might have had?

I ask this because even after I uninstalled KB3035583 the GWX file remained in the System 32 folder and eventually enabled Win 10 to attempt an install on my computer even though I had set windows update to download, but allow me to approve installation. Fortunately the installation failed, but I remain concerned about the possible lingering effects of the other updates that were once installed and then uninstalled might still have on my computer?

Maxx

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I have very carefully uninstalled all of the windows updates that I have found relating to both the installation of Win 10 as well as the recent MS telemetry updates for Win 7. My question is that if I have none of these now appearing under installed updates will my Win 7 computer be completely free of any effect that the uninstalled updates might have had?

I ask this because even after I uninstalled KB3035583 the GWX file remained in the System 32 folder and eventually enabled Win 10 to attempt an install on my computer even though I had set windows update to download, but allow me to approve installation. Fortunately the installation failed, but I remain concerned about the possible lingering effects of the other updates that were once installed and then uninstalled might still have on my computer?

Maxx

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/380628-results-uninstalling-windows-updates.html