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    Uninstall a program not listed in Windows 7 program list

    I am trying to uninstall Acrobat X. It is not listed when I open the control panel to Uninstall Programs. What can I do? I have Win 7 64bit Home Premium installed. There used to be an option to search for unlisted programs, but I do not see that option in Windows 7.

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    Goose,

    Either go to the program folder and run the uninstall program in that folder. or use RevoUninstaller or Advanced Uninstaller to run an "indepth" uninstall. Programs which aren't "installed" can be simply deleted, but Acrobat Reader isn't one such.

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    Last edited by Zig; 2012-11-19 at 12:15.

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    Zig,
    I tried the RevoUninstaller, but Adobe Acrobat is not listed.

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    Medico,

    I tried the Adobe Removal tool but it did not fix the problem.

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    Goose,

    Go to the folder containing the program (see above). If this doesn't work, try reinstalling the old program to the same location, then uninstalling it.

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    Last edited by Zig; 2012-11-20 at 02:23.

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    Yes, it sounds like the original installation is corrupt. I have had to reinstall a piece of software in order to see an uninstall entry in the past. This might work in this case.
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    Revo Uninstaller has a Forced Uninstall tool that you can use if your ap isn't showing on the list. Just follow the instructions.

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    For some reason, Iobit Uninstaller shows more programs than Revo in its list. Maybe yours will show up...

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    Revo Uninstaller free only shows 32 Bit apps. In order to see the 64 Bit apps you would need Revo Uninstaller Pro
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    Try geek uninstaller.

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    Thanks to all. I finally ended up doing a Win 7 install.

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