Re: Uninstalling / Registry
In addition to to what Rock said uninstallers ogter err on the side of
safety, may try to preserve your settings while uninstalled in case you
The old MS setup program MS Acme wrote a file called MSCREATE.DIR to every
folder it created (the folder may have already existed). At uninstall it
would only remove folders that had this file and was the only file.
In short lazyness, don't give a stuff, or trying not to destroy your data.
"Josh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Why is it that when you use Windows uninstaller is basically uninstall
> very little? Folders remain ... files remain ... the registry is full of
> entries relative to the program removed ... ??
> Is it important to remove those entries from the registry? If so, can
> someone recommend a straight forward program that will do that without
> making a mess of things?