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Genuine Advantage update - UNremovablel

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Old 11-15-2008
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Genuine Advantage update - UNremovablel
> How can I remove this update? You cannot apparently use Add/Remove programs
> and I am upset that this is even possible. I don't want ANY additional
> garbage on my system that I don't need.
>
> please help!

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Old 11-15-2008
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Re: Genuine Advantage update - UNremovablel
V wrote:
>> How can I remove this update? You cannot apparently use Add/Remove programs
>> and I am upset that this is even possible. I don't want ANY additional
>> garbage on my system that I don't need.
>>
>> please help!


Unfortunately, this useless program can only be removed with a format
and clean install. Ain't MS' "anti piracy" crap grand?

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Old 11-15-2008
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Re: Genuine Advantage update - UNremovablel
cf.
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V wrote:
>> How can I remove this update? You cannot apparently use Add/Remove
>> programs and I am upset that this is even possible. I don't want ANY
>> additional garbage on my system that I don't need.
>>
>> please help!


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