Sunday, February 28, 2010


How To Uninstall Partly Installed Programs On Windows | Windows Installer Cleanup Utility

Warning: The Windows Installer CleanUp Utility is provided "as is" to help resolve installation problems for programs that use Microsoft Windows Installer. If you use this utility, you may have to reinstall other programs. Caution is advised.  in-case if you want to install the uninstall-ed software again, you need to have to original setup file and the serial number if it required.
Note: We recommend that you do not use this utility with 2007 Office system products. For help removing installations of 2007 Office system products, click the view the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base - Article 971179 How do I uninstall the 2007 Office suites if I cannot uninstall it by using the "Add or Remove Programs" feature?
Few times while trying to install a program on our computer, system gets halted or reboot and later we can’t either remove or reinstall the program. Partly installed programs are hard to remove since they have not been configured by Windows and hence Windows default installer can’t uninstall them. 

This is very annoying since you can neither remove them or get started with the fresh installation. At this point of time, you should give Windows installer Cleanup utility a try. Windows installer cleanup utility is capable of removing or uninstalling any installed program on your computer.

You can safely use Windows Installer Cleanup utility since it does not remove any fully installed programs from your computer. All it does is search for partly installed programs and uninstall them. After the uninstallation, you can get the set up file and install that program as a new fresh installation without any more problems.

Keep this tool handy for your future use. Download Windows installer cleanup utility and remove all partly installed programs from your computer.  Also tested in windows 7 64bit operating system.
Please Note: If you are running windows vista or windows 7, you need to run this utility as a system administrator.


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