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Chapter 7. Installing and Uninstalling P... > Device Advice I: Installing Hardware - Pg. 81

Installing and Uninstalling Programs and Devices 4. 81 5. What happens next depends on the program. You may see a dialog box asking you to confirm the uninstall, or you may be asked whether you want to run an "Automatic" or "Custom" uninstall. For the latter, be sure to select the Automatic option. Whatever happens, follow the instructions on the screen until you return to the Add or Remove Programs window. Click Close to wrap things up. Didn't see the program in the Currently installed programs list? All is not lost because there's still one more place to check: the program's home base on the Start menu. Select Start, All Programs and then open the program's menu (if it has one). Look for a command that includes the word "Uninstall" (or, less likely, "Remove"). If you see one, great: Click it to launch the uninstall procedure. For those applications that can't be uninstalled automatically, you need to roll up your sleeves and do the whole thing by hand. Here's what to do: 1. Use My Computer to display the program's folder. (Hint: Most programs store their files in a subfolder of the Program Files folder on drive C.) Windows Wisdom