Cant remove programs

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Starla, Jan 24, 2004.

  1. Starla

    Starla Guest

    I have 2 programs I would like to have removed from my system.

    First being a "hot wheels" program I installed for my son. It is over 200MB
    and I hope getting rid of it might speed up my system. Although every time
    I try to remove it I get this message: "unable to locate the installation
    log file 'C\program files\Mattel media\match box\caterpillar construction
    zone\construction zone\uninstall Cat.isu' Uninstalation will not continue"
    Any idea's on how to get it out of my system????

    The other would be MSN messenger. I no longer have a need for it since
    everyone is on the 2 other messenger programs I use. when I searched in
    messenger itself, and also on the web page for messenger, I found nothing
    that said how to uninstall it. It is also not showing in my "add/remove
    programs" to do it from there either. Getting rid of that one certainly
    could not slow my system down either!!

    Thanks a million,
    Starla, Jan 24, 2004
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  2. Starla

    MrToad Guest

    Try installing the program over it's self, then try uninstalling it
    again, maybe the file was lost in a "disk clean up" operation....
    Otherwise, you'll have to remove it manually, which involves digging in
    the registry.
    MrToad, Jan 24, 2004
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  3. Starla

    Skate Guest


    Reinstall the program to replace the missing files, then uninstal it.
    It seems such a long time!!!!!
    Skate, Jan 24, 2004
  4. Starla

    JM Guest

    When I get in situations like this I run this program.

    RegSupreme v. 1.1 (605 Kb)

    You should delete the match box folder before running the program.
    If the hot wheels program is the only Mattel media program you have
    installed, then you can delete the Mattel media folder also before
    running RegSupreme.

    JM, Jan 24, 2004
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    Pompey© Guest

    Pompey©, Jan 24, 2004
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