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How do i remove invalid paths and files left behind by removed software?

Is any of the free software good enough to remove these and if it is which one should I use?

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    Tara Solomons Dec 13, 2014

    Thank you will give it a go!

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    Thank you will give it a go!

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There are 3 possible reasons why you are getting this error message:

1. An invalid character in QuickBooks installation path.
2. An incorrect path setting in the Windows registry.
3.Insufficient hard drive space available to install the QuickBooks program.

To fix this problem, please do the following:
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      • If the amount of free space is greater than 1 GB, proceed with step 2.
  3. Remove invalid characters from the QuickBooks installation path:
    1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Explore.
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      • If there are only alphanumeric characters in the installation path, proceed with step 3.
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If this solution does not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free, or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.
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