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    remove old program (xp - sp 2)

    I have an old version a Abby ocr software 4, and Abby ocr software 6 that both appear in the list of programs that show up in the "Add Remove Programs" listing.

    I probably tried (unsuccessfully) to uninstall the 4.0 version at some time in the past. When I use the "Add / Remove" programs to try and remove it - it gives a response saying I can't uninstall because it can't find the setup initialization file.

    My guess is there is something hanging around in the registry that tells xp the program is there, but the install package has been deleted.

    Would I be in trouble if I attempted to clean the old entry out of the registry?

    This is not critical, just an annoyance that I would like to repair.

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    Tom

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    Re: remove old program (xp - sp 2)

    The free utility Revo Uninstaller has been mentioned favorably here in Woody's Lounge.

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    Re: remove old program (xp - sp 2)

    Also, Zsoft UNINSTALLER
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    Re: remove old program (xp - sp 2)

    Thanks I used the REVO uninstaller - worked great, It brought several other programs that have been hanging around since the box was brand new - to my attention.

    Tom

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