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How can I delete the archie software?

I bought a notebook fell days ago and I´m back to home, in Brazil. So, the machine has a software named "archie" and I can´t delete it because I need the original cd. how can I fix this problem?
If you send me the archie´s cd, my adress is: Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 11/802 - Ipanema - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil - post cod: 22410-001
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Alberto

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  • alberto26 Jul 06, 2008

    I bought a notebook fell days ago and I´m back to home, in Brazil. So, the machine has a software named "archie" and I can´t delete it because I need the original cd. how can I fix this problem?

    If you send me the archie´s cd, my adress is: Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 11/802 - Ipanema - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil - post cod: 22410-001

    thanks

    Alberto

  • vetonis Mar 30, 2009

    ccleaner does not work for archie


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There is a tool you can use, "ccleaner" its a free download from filehippo.com and will allow you to uninstall stubborn programmes.

let me know if this works for you

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