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[Resolved] Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« on: August 14, 2010, 05:24:21 AM »
My mom got this low-end Acer computer, and when uninstalling all the bloatware it came with, I tried to uninstall Mywinlocker, but got an error for part of it, and now every time the computer is started, there is an error that some Daemon DLL is missing. I know it is related to the program, but I can't find a solution from Google. Someone said uninstalling it in safe mode worked, but Windows said the uninstaller for it wouldn't work in safe mode. Any ideas? What about deleting the folders for it and using CCleaner to remove any registry keys?
« Last Edit: August 17, 2010, 09:59:12 PM by brandonn2010 »
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Re: Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2010, 09:13:10 AM »
You can try CCleaner and check the registry with it as well.  I would make a back up prior to doing the registry cleaner just in case; you can make the back up from CCleaner.

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Re: Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2010, 10:46:01 AM »
You might want to try the PC Decrapifier.

That program is especially designed to remove pre-installed stuff from a computer.

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Re: Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2010, 06:07:34 AM »
I have removed all the other crapware, except Mywinlocker.

So is that a green light to remove the files for Winlocker, then remove registry keys with CCleaner?
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Re: Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2010, 11:13:53 AM »
Just make sure you let Ccleaner make a reg backup. (default is that it will, and ask you for confirmation. Note where the backup will be stored.)
Don't forget to look in the Documents and settings folders for leftover files.
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Re: Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2010, 08:09:13 AM »
Don't forget to look in the Documents and settings folders for leftover files.
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Re: Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2010, 03:47:48 AM »
It worked. No message, no leftover files.
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[RESOLVED] Re: Problem Uninstalling MyWinLocker
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2010, 07:26:25 AM »
brandonn2010,

I'm glad it worked out for you. :)  Now that this problem is resolved, can you please go back to the open post in this topic, click the modify button in that Post and change the title/subject, add [Resolved] to the beginning of the title so this thread can be closed.  Thank you.

Let us know if we can be of any help in the future...I  know you will.  ;)
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