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I installed a philips device manger for my mp3 player. it said it only worked on xp. but hey that was a while ago so I figured I would try it. well... it installed but does not work.

So when I tried to uninstall it I got this message "this version of device manager can only be installed on Windows XP" so now I have this progam sitting there wasting space.

Can I remove it somehow?

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uninstall manager, maybe that would help
    
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Have you tried to remove it in safe mode? If that does not work uninstall manager will do the trick.
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I will try in safe mode. is uninstall manager a seperate progaram?
    
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If all else fails, System Restore should work.
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post #6 of 7
try:
"Advanced Uninstaller 2007"-it has force uninstall function and will clean the registry completely of traces
or "YourUnstaller2008"- does the same thing, lil easier to use
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thanks i will give it a try
    
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