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HELP! I cannot remove Programs from my Computer!!

I go to the Control Panel, click on remove/edit Programs, it then says please wait while the list populates.....but it never does! I have no way to remove unwanted programs from my computer, so my memory is full and my computer is SLOW to stop!! Is there a way to fix this or reset it so I can get there another way?? Thank You!!

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Re: HELP! I cannot remove Programs from my Computer!!

Ive got the perfect answere for you and its called CCLEANER

then. follow the steps in the pict bellow... go to the one, wich is cleaner.. then click on analyze, and youll see how much garbage will be deleted (dont worry about what it will delete.. becase C is for crap.. and it will delete alot of garbage.) anyways.. if it takes too long, you could still click on run cleaner.. and it will still give you a resume of what it has done..
then, clean the registry marked by a 2... i really never make a copy of what it deletes when i clean the registry, but that is because i know what i have in my pc...
then.. go to the 3 thing called tools.. and there you can uninstall programs and also stop some programs from runing at startup (be carefull with this, there could be programs at startup that you might need and might need to restart them when your pc starts if you decide to erase them, and also, you might damage something, so.. if you dont know what it is.. dont touch it!...

good luck.. hope that helps

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Re: HELP! I cannot remove Programs from my Computer!!

You could try running Add/Remove program under safe mode. To enter safe mode, press and hold "F8" during system bootup, when given a menu, use arrow key to choose "Safe Mode".

Good Luck!

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