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post #1 of 30
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i was messing around with guitar hero 3 trying to get custom songs to work, and i screwed up some files, so i decided it would be best to reinstall my game. Without thinking, i deleted all the guitar hero files, rather than uninstalling them. now whenever i put the disk in to try to play or reinstall, i get an error msg. (see uploaded pic for screen) does any1 know how to fix this problem????????? +rep 4 all help.
post #2 of 30
since files are still in the registry, it tries to autorun the disc and launch the game from it's directory..... which you deleted.

put in the disc, then browse CD drive for the setup.exe (or something like that).
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post #3 of 30
do a system restore to a few day ago
post #4 of 30
When the cd is in the drive, go to my computer and explore the CD first and run setup.exe or something like that, it might be GH3setup.exe
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alright

thanks to all +rep, and ill see if it works
post #6 of 30
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ok i cant system recovery because the problem happened so long ago, and i have been putting it off, so i no longer have a restore point before the problem started occuring. secondly, i am having trouble finding the GH3.exe file. i even searched the disk, and did not recieve any results. does any1 know where i can find that file, or do you know of another way to fix the problem?????? +rep for help
post #7 of 30
you can try to search through C:\\windows\\ and type in and search to see if you can somehow find the old GH files in there.
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post #8 of 30
Have you tried to uninstall it while in safe mode?
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post #9 of 30
Have you tried searching in the command prompt via find command,with the CD in ?
 
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post #10 of 30
What you should do is go to your start menu and type regedit in the run box and press enter. In the registry editor go to edit---> find and type in guitar hero and gh3 and delete all the keys in the registry that refer to gh3 or guitar hero. Then just reinstall and it should work fine.
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