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Cannot uninstall game downloaded from internet

Downloaded Pool Sharks from the internet & want to uninstall it, but Windows Installer is telling me that the system administrator has set politics to prevent installation & I do not have sufficient access to uninstall Pool Sharks & to contact my system administrator.

Was advised to start up computer in safe mode, chose administrator as my user & uninstall then. Tried this but am then being advised that windows installer is not available in safe mode & that the windows installer could not be accessed & that this can occur if the windows installer is not correctly installed & to contact support personnel for assistance.

Can you help please?

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  • joybarb Oct 15, 2008

    Thanks ohms, but the Administrator log in is not being shown as an option

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Reboot the computer

and once windows logo shows-up, keep pressing the F8 key on the keyboard. that will give you a normal computer start with the Administrator log in as one of the option

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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    monk3ybidzness Oct 15, 2008

    go to control panel - then user accounts - locate "change the way users log on or log off" and click it - uncheck "Use teh Welcome Screen" - reboot.

    you should get a username / password box - type in Administrator and leave blank the password field (or type-in a password if you have one)

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