Removing the files remaining after uninstalling a program
If you still have some files remaining after uninstalling a program using Add / Remove Programs in XP, for example the uninstalled the program still appear in your control panel, this trick can help.
Warning: This trick can not uninstall software, but only to withdraw it from the Add/Remove Programs. To do this use the Windows uninstall or use specialized software as shown here
To remove the entry you must go in the registry:
Beforehand, make up a backup of the registy
- Install CCleaner.
- Run it. Go to Tools then Uninstall Programs.
- Select the line you want to delete then right click on the Clear Entry