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Remove Entry from Start Menu

  1. #1


    Posts : 6
    Windows Vista Home Premium. Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 8 Home Edition

    Remove Entry from Start Menu


    Hello! I have a problem with my Windows 8 start menu. I need to get rid of this game entry that I uninstalled.
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    I have removed the program (Touch Pack for Windows 7) and its gone, but this remains. Can somebody help me? Is there like a registry key I could delete?
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    I cannot find it in my start menu folder.
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    I can't do anything from my Games Explorer directory.

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  2. #2


    India
    Posts : 172
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1


    Try right clicking the game on your start menu and search for open file location
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I do it this way:

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    All gone:

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    The method works on the Start screen too:

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    Hope this helps.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello lct01a,

    Since this was a game in the "Games" explorer folder, you should be able to delete it using the method in the tutorial below.

    Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  5. #5


    Posts : 6
    Windows Vista Home Premium. Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 8 Home Edition


    Try right clicking the game on your start menu and search for open file location
    This directs me to the Games directory, in which I cannot do anything in.

    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    I do it this way:

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    All gone:

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    The method works on the Start screen too:

    Click image for larger version

    Hope this helps.
    Pressing uninstall results in me going to Programs and Features, in which it does not have a uninstall entry anymore.

    Hello lct01a,
    Since this was a game in the "Games" explorer folder, you should be able to delete it using the method in the tutorial below.

    Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn


    The registry trick worked perfectly! Thanks!


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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news. Glad we could help.
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