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    Windows 8

    App Icons that go nowhere...

    So I tried to install a suite but it froze only after 80% of the installation was complete. I closed the program and tried to use it. All of the programs would open but there would be certain commands that would just shut down the program. I am assuming because that part of the program was missing. Well, one of the parts of the program that was missing was Uninstall Suite. So I deleted the entire 19 GB suite from the C: drive. Now my problem is that all of the Icons for that suite in the "All Apps" menu are still there and I don't have the option to delete them. I want to reinstall the suite but it will duplicate all of those Icons if I continue.

    Can anyone tell me where to go to delete those Icons? And also give me an idea of how to avoid this problem in the future. Thanks

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Big suite.

    What is it called ?

    Re-installing might over-write existing files.

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    Windows 8

    Xilinx Design Suite. Its about 16 GB. They didn't overwrite the files they just duplicated the shortcut in the start menu.
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