Removing a program from "Programs and Features" without program files.

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by Axolotl, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Axolotl

    Axolotl New Member

    Feb 22, 2010
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    I guess in some event, the program files for a program were deleted. I now see the program listed in the "Programs and Features" window, and I really want to get rid of it, but every time I click it, I get a message that says:

    "An installation support file could not be installed.
    The system cannot find the file specified."

    I know there are programs and whatnot for getting rid of this, but I'm not sure what they are or what to do in general. Any help?
    #1 Axolotl, Feb 23, 2010
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2010
  2. RAK

    RAK Extraordinary Member

    Jul 6, 2009
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    If you do not already have it, browse for, download and install CCleaner.

    Now run the program.

    On the left of the Window, seelct "Tools" - Scroll down to the program(S) you want to be rid of, Click it and, over on the right, delete.

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