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remove apps icons of uninstalled applications

  1. #1

    Posts : 9
    windows 8 pro

    remove apps icons of uninstalled applications

    I uninstalled google talk from control panel (uninstall a program) however I can still see Google Talk application group (with all icons) in the All apps screen. I also checked C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs but couldn't find leftovers there.

    Does anyone know how to manually remove gtalk icons from Apps desktop. Thanks.

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    Maryland USA
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    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot

    Have you restarted your computer since?
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  3. #3

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Use "Smart Uninstaller" in Yamicsoft Windows 8 Manager. It deleted the program, then it looks for leftovers and gives you the opportunity to choose which ones to delete. Sometimes, Google apps include needed links and files to IE, so you just have to beowse the results and uncheck all those are are not "Google" That's the only program that does this, all other ones, only choose what went with the program. It's cos Google merges into IE with toolbars and other cack.

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remove apps icons of uninstalled applications
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