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hello!

I accidentily deleted the files of a few games, and now i decided to go to the uninstall part of the control panel and tryed to uninstall one of the deleted games (to clear registry etc.) and the uninstaller stood frozen at 100% for several minutes. So i closed it and tried to uninstall and other program but now it says "please wait until the current program is finished uninstalling or being changed". I don't have any uninstall programs running though (not in background or process).

Any ideas?

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Try reinstalling the game ontop of the same place and then uninstall. You might have deleted a file it is trying to uninstall but it can't so it hangs. Why didn't you just go to the recycle bin and restore the files?
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your trying to uninstall part of the control panel??!?! are u loco??? XD
also uninstalling a "deleted game" doesnt clear registry, most people "clear registry" by using some freeware such as CCleaner,

Try using the games disk to repair the game, then uninstall it properly by using the control panel , also fix your windows OS, and dont uninstall any windows components unless you know what your doing
    
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your trying to uninstall part of the control panel??!?! are u loco??? XD
also uninstalling a "deleted game" doesnt clear registry, most people "clear registry" by using some freeware such as CCleaner,

Try using the games disk to repair the game, then uninstall it properly by using the control panel , also fix your windows OS, and dont uninstall any windows components unless you know what your doing
he said he went to the uninstall part of the control panel, Not tried to uninstall part of the controll panel.

Haha, the mass change of meaning a single word can make.
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he said he went to the uninstall part of the control panel, Not tried to uninstall part of the controll panel.

Haha, the mass change of meaning a single word can make.
LOL i fail srry didnt see dat XD
    
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Why didn't you just go to the recycle bin and restore the files?
This happened quote a while ago, and It was an otehr application that deleted the files.

I have a main folder where i install everything into their separate folders. I accidentally installed Sony Vegas 10 in the main folder its self, so i un-installed it, planning to reinstall it into a separate folder, however when i unistalled Sony Vegas, it deleted the whole main folder along with all of its contents, resulting in me loosing half of my games' file data.

I never considered recovering from the recycling bin though .
    
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alright then, I'll see if I can use installer from the CD to repair the file and then uninstall it,

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