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lenjackFri Mar-19-21 01:50 AM
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"Uninstallers"
Fri Mar-19-21 01:54 AM by lenjack

          

What's the expert opinion on using uninstaller software, instead of the control panel, to remove programs, in W10? I've been using Revo Uninstaller, for years with no issues.

  

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KJTFri Mar-19-21 02:54 AM
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#1. "RE: Uninstallers"
In response to lenjack (Reply # 0)
Fri Mar-19-21 02:55 AM by KJT

  

          

Personal opinion: Revo is a fine uninstaller. I have used it for years without problems.

Jim.

  

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therubeFri Mar-19-21 02:41 PM
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#2. "RE: Uninstallers"
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If the particular piece of software needs a "special" uninstaller, then you should not be using that software , IMHO.


(I would hope that long are the days that a program left all kinds of trash behind on uninstall. But... then... there does still exist, er, Windows 10 & Chrome...)

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lenjackFri Mar-19-21 04:04 PM
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#3. "RE: Uninstallers"
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I don't think the programs need a "special" uninstaller, but regular control panel uninstalls, leave a lot of leftover files. I'm just wondering if an uninstaller, is a good idea. As I mentioned, Revo Uninstaller has worked perfectly for me, but if it's a waste of time, I'll quit it.

  

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KJTFri Mar-19-21 06:30 PM
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#4. "RE: Uninstallers"
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Probably, strictly speaking, left-over registry entries won't cause any problems, and therefore are a waste of time and effort to remove.

On the other hand, if I have a need to uninstall a program, I prefer to remove it entirely. Revo does this quickly, easily, and safely.

Jim.

  

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lenjackFri Mar-19-21 07:21 PM
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#5. "RE: Uninstallers"
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Got it. It's a "Definite Maybe!"🤨

  

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KJTFri Mar-19-21 08:12 PM
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#6. "RE: Uninstallers"
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See reply #1 above.

Jim.

  

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lenjackSat Mar-20-21 12:03 AM
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#7. "RE: Uninstallers"
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Thanks all. I'll stick with it.

  

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Paul DWed Apr-07-21 04:25 PM
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#8. "RE: Uninstallers"
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Judging by my experience with Revo, that would leave you with pretty well no software installed at all. I don't recall Revo ever finding no trash t5o remove.



Paul D

  

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lenjackWed Apr-07-21 10:05 PM
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#9. "RE: Uninstallers"
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QUOTE:

Judging by my experience with Revo, that would leave you with pretty well no software installed at all. I don't recall Revo ever finding no trash t5o remove.



Paul D


I don't get it. All it does, is more completely remove, only the undesired program. I've never seen it damage any other software or program, that wasn't targeted.

  

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