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Can't uninstall Modem Booster from control panel

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by plato, Jul 7, 2004.

  1. plato

    plato softie

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    I downloaded this crap:

    http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,7693,00.asp

    I downloaded Modem Booster to use with my 'dial up' connection.

    I ran the thing and only got a 13% increase in performance.

    I went to uninstall the Modem Booster using their uninstall program and I got a error/corrupt message saying that, it will not uninstall.

    That pissed me off, so I deleted the open file, went to START then Programs and deleted it there too. While in add or remove at the control panel, it would not let me delete the Modem Booster file.

    I went into the Registry Editor, current user, Software and deleted the whole file by the company name that owns Modem Booster called Inkline Global.

    My only problem now, is that the 'Modem Booster' is still listed in my 'add or remove programs' in the control panel and I want it GONE.

    Give me some tips... heh

    :soap:
     
  2. NetNinja

    NetNinja Always Faithful

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    reinstall then uninstall and don't manually remove anything.
     

  3. plato

    plato softie

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    I tried to uninstall using their uninstall software that came with the actual download. The attachment above is the result. (I think their software is not compatible with WinXP, I also think that their uninstall software is ancient... 1995.)

    After that failed... only then did I start to manually delete anything that I could find which was related to Modem Booster.

    The only glitch left is, that Modem Booster is still listed in my add or remove programs and I can't seem to delete it from showing there.

    ;g
     
  4. plato

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    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314481


    It worked... VICTORY IS MINE!!!

    Haha!
     
  5. saber41

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    Glad that you got the problem fixed.

    Here is something you might want to try the next time,

    IIRC, one of the MS Powertoys called "Tweak UI" allows you to remove items from the Add/Remove programs list.

    I haven't tried it on Win XP yet but I have used this on Win98. It might be worth checking out.
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx