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    missing installation log (XP Pro SP2)

    I need to uninstall a game which isn't working and get the message "unable to locate the installation log file crogram filesflight3flightiii.log;" uninstallation will not continue." Is there any solution short of burning down the machine and reinstalling the operating system?

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    Re: missing installation log (XP Pro SP2)

    You could try reinstalling the game and then uninstall it. That might replace the missing file and allow you to uninstall the program. But don't do anything else between reinstalling and uninstalling. Post back and let us know how you make out.
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    Re: missing installation log (XP Pro SP2)

    Hopefully nothing that drastic (hard to reinstall the OS on a burnt out shell <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>). If you reinstall the program to the same location (where it resides now), the installation log should be recreated and then you should be able to remove it successfully.

    Edited to add: Oops - Doc beat me again !
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    Re: missing installation log (XP Pro SP2)

    The reinstall worked fine. Thanks. However, I haven't been able to talk my son into letting me take it off the computer, so don't know if it will uninstall. Any tips on how to get him to stop playing the game?

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    Re: missing installation log (XP Pro SP2)

    How about UN installing it?
    That should do it <img src=/S/cool.gif border=0 alt=cool width=15 height=15> <img src=/S/fire.gif border=0 alt=fire width=15 height=15>
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    Re: missing installation log (XP Pro SP2)

    If your original reason for the uninstal was that the game was not working correctly and now it is working fine, why bother?

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    Re: missing installation log (XP Pro SP2)

    Give the boy a laxative, and when "nature calls" you uninstalls !!! <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

    Unless, of course, he's using a laptop !!! <img src=/S/rofl.gif border=0 alt=rofl width=15 height=15>
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