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Hi guys,

So, the other day I was uninstalling programs that I don't use anymore. I go to carry on today and there are some missing??

Some example progarms missing are chrome, CS:GO, Steam, Skype

I've no idea what's happened.

I'm thinking I might need to do a repair of Windows maybe?

Any help?

Thanks.
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Can can happen sometimes. Often due to an install error. I suggest you just remove the files manually and delete all associated reg entries. Or, look for an uninstall / install .exe for each software, in their own respective directories. This could help repair or remove software without the need for manual deletion.

Hope this helps you.
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Try the Windows Installer Utility. I use this at work all the time when dealing with Java on clients computers - which can be a real nightmare sometimes. Often, if the program is not listed in Add/Remove programs, this utility will still show it and help you get rid of it.

Note: I have not tried this with Windows 8. I've been fortunate enough to not have to support that too much, yet. tongue.gif
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