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Old 03-04-2008, 05:09 PM   #1
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Default Tried installing game. didnt work. Cant reinstall again.

Okay so heres my problem.

I decided to install a game onto my computer. Mid way through the installation it froze, i decided to cancel the installation by just closing it. I go to try and reinstall again, but when i enter the cd, it just gives option to play the game, not uninstall or reinstall. It wont let me play it because it doesnt have all the files from the installation. I cant uninstall, doesnt give me the option. I deleted the folder but it still wont let me reinstall it.

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the game: diablo II LOD

Im thinking theres some files in regedit or something along those lines? any ideas? Thanks
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Old 03-04-2008, 05:13 PM   #2
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Default Re: Tried installing game. didnt work. Cant reinstall again.

You could try deleting the folder from programme files then running regedit and search the registry for the keys or a System Restore.
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Default Re: Tried installing game. didnt work. Cant reinstall again.

Try giving this a shot, it uninstalls programs when it's normal installer cannot.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301
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Default Re: Tried installing game. didnt work. Cant reinstall again.

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Okay so heres my problem.

I decided to install a game onto my computer. Mid way through the installation it froze, i decided to cancel the installation by just closing it. I go to try and reinstall again, but when i enter the cd, it just gives option to play the game, not uninstall or reinstall. It wont let me play it because it doesnt have all the files from the installation. I cant uninstall, doesnt give me the option. I deleted the folder but it still wont let me reinstall it.
Have you tried just going to the Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs and uninstalling it from there?
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Try giving this a shot, it uninstalls programs when it's normal installer cannot.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301
that program works like a charm...had to use that on Itunes when my step bro thought he could delete it by just deleting the folder not realizing some of it was write protected...
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Default Re: Tried installing game. didnt work. Cant reinstall again.

try a fresh install after u clear the reg. in safe mode.

always works for me
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Old 03-05-2008, 12:43 PM   #7
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Default Re: Tried installing game. didnt work. Cant reinstall again.

try going to my documents and delting the game folder as GTA SA will leave a folder called: GTA User date or something , delete that.

if these above don't work just google : remove game installed files.

sure google will help
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