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Re: Cannot Change/Remove a Program

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by W. eWatson, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. W. eWatson

    W. eWatson Flightless Bird

    On 2/6/2010 11:47 AM, W. eWatson wrote:
    > I have a program that doesn't quite work properly. It opens almost
    > everything that can be seen on the initial dialog, but the command entry
    > area is not functional. Per Subject, I'm getting nowhere with it.
    >
    > The only way I can kill it is use Task Mgr. It's a student version of a
    > fairly complex program that I bought 5 years ago. As such it requires
    > the install CD to be in the machine.

    I just noticed an Uninstall for it on the Start menu. Maybe that'll fix it?
     
  2. mm

    mm Flightless Bird

    On Sat, 06 Feb 2010 11:49:00 -0800, "W. eWatson"
    <wolftracks@invalid.com> wrote:

    >On 2/6/2010 11:47 AM, W. eWatson wrote:
    >> I have a program that doesn't quite work properly. It opens almost
    >> everything that can be seen on the initial dialog, but the command entry
    >> area is not functional. Per Subject, I'm getting nowhere with it.
    >>
    >> The only way I can kill it is use Task Mgr. It's a student version of a
    >> fairly complex program that I bought 5 years ago. As such it requires
    >> the install CD to be in the machine.

    >I just noticed an Uninstall for it on the Start menu. Maybe that'll fix it?


    It should put it out of its misery.
     
  3. boatman312

    boatman312 Flightless Bird

    On 02/06/10 3:11 PM, mm wrote:
    > On Sat, 06 Feb 2010 11:49:00 -0800, "W. eWatson"
    > <wolftracks@invalid.com> wrote:
    >
    >> On 2/6/2010 11:47 AM, W. eWatson wrote:
    >>> I have a program that doesn't quite work properly. It opens almost
    >>> everything that can be seen on the initial dialog, but the command entry
    >>> area is not functional. Per Subject, I'm getting nowhere with it.
    >>>
    >>> The only way I can kill it is use Task Mgr. It's a student version of a
    >>> fairly complex program that I bought 5 years ago. As such it requires
    >>> the install CD to be in the machine.

    >> I just noticed an Uninstall for it on the Start menu. Maybe that'll fix it?

    >
    > It should put it out of its misery.


    There's also a free program called Revo Uninstaller that will remove all
    references to the program from the Registry.
     
  4. Pegasus [MVP]

    Pegasus [MVP] Flightless Bird

    "W. eWatson" <wolftracks@invalid.com> said this in news item
    news:hkkh3f$c8p$2@news.eternal-september.org...
    > On 2/6/2010 11:47 AM, W. eWatson wrote:
    >> I have a program that doesn't quite work properly. It opens almost
    >> everything that can be seen on the initial dialog, but the command entry
    >> area is not functional. Per Subject, I'm getting nowhere with it.
    >>
    >> The only way I can kill it is use Task Mgr. It's a student version of a
    >> fairly complex program that I bought 5 years ago. As such it requires
    >> the install CD to be in the machine.

    > I just noticed an Uninstall for it on the Start menu. Maybe that'll fix
    > it?


    We know nothing whatsoever about this program, so how could we give you an
    informed opinion. Mirror, mirror on the wall . . .
     

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