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08-20-1996, 12:00 AM
I am having problems with uninstalling my project.

I have both a 16 and 32 bit versions. When I try to uninstall my
project, all that seems to happen is that the icons disappear from the
Start Menu - Programs folder for Win95 and the program group for Win
3.11 The files that I install are still on my hard drive (in the
Install, Windows and Windows System Directories.)

This feature is very important for my project. Any explanations or
suggestions?

Anil Upadhyay

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08-21-1996, 12:00 AM
> Anil Upadhyay <anil.upadhyay@gandalf.ca> wrote
> I have both a 16 and 32 bit versions. When I try to uninstall my
> project, all that seems to happen is that the icons disappear from the
> Start Menu - Programs folder for Win95 and the program group for Win
> 3.11 The files that I install are still on my hard drive (in the
> Install, Windows and Windows System Directories.)

Do this happen when you are installing onto a fresh system? Are you
installing over existing files?

Ritesh

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08-21-1996, 12:00 AM
Ritesh Parikh wrote:
>
> > Anil Upadhyay <anil.upadhyay@gandalf.ca> wrote
> > I have both a 16 and 32 bit versions. When I try to uninstall my
> > project, all that seems to happen is that the icons disappear from the
> > Start Menu - Programs folder for Win95 and the program group for Win
> > 3.11 The files that I install are still on my hard drive (in the
> > Install, Windows and Windows System Directories.)
>
> Do this happen when you are installing onto a fresh system? Are you
> installing over existing files?

Actually... I got my hands on a fresh machine (ie. a computer with only
Win95 and Win3.11 loaded; nothing else) and the uninstall feature worked
like a charm. But that is a very ideal situation. It is likely that
users will have more than the operating system installed.

However, when I do this on my own machine (where many of the files I
install already exist) it doesn't. I have been installing over existing
files because of my inability to uninstall.