How to Manually Uninstall any Program in Windows if you cannot Uninstall it by using Add or Remove Programs


If you cannot uninstall a program in Control Panel by using the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item, you can run the automated Install/Uninstall Fixit: 

http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall

This will also help resolve any installation problems that uses Windows Installer and is very useful for .NET Framework installation/update problems:

What it fixes...              

  • Removes bad registry key on 64 bit operating systems.
  • Windows registry keys that control the upgrade (patching) data that become corrupted.
  • Resolves problems that prevent new programs from being installed.
  • Resolves problems that prevent programs from being completely uninstalled and blocking new installations and updates.
  • Use this troubleshooter for an uninstall only if the program fails to uninstall using the windows add/remove programs feature.

Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Great!! Thsi works with 64 bit systems? Do we have any fixit for 32 bit too?

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