Tuesday, 22 July 2008
This was a horrible invention, older hard drives sure don't like it, nor do ruthless real time virus scanners. Talk about making a struggling machine even slower.
So you've tried to uninstall it from add and remove programs and it hasn't gone away?
You've looked for desk top search in ad and remove programs and cant even find it?
I have such a simple solution....
Make sure you have "Show Hidden Files On" and go into your windows folder and look for a FOLDER CALLED $NtUninstallKB940157$ go inside it
then go into the folder called spuninst and Double click the file called spuninst.exe
That will Uninstal Desktop Search :)
Wait i don't have a folder called $NtUninstallKB940157$ what do i do?
Well if you REALLY DO HAVE... "Show Hidden Files & Folders ON"
then chances are you ran something to clean up your system, like windows clean up wizzard or CC Cleaner, essentially removed all the Hotfix Uninstallers.
Solution.. Unpack This Folder to the WINDOWS folder then run the spuninst.exe
Wait.. i un-installed this and now i have realised i like it.. Or i think some program installed i didn't think needed it actually does.. maybe want to un-install or use the program but cant?.
Simple, Re-Install the Desktop Search with this, then when your done, un-install it again with the folder solution above, or install it, do the work and only then run something like cc cleaner.
If you don't trust Our sources or your trying to remove this from a totally different OS, just search the download Centre and "Install the one you need or need the uninstaller for" then you'll have the KB folder to allow you to Uninstall
If it wont re-install, then run it with the /wuforce command switch at the command prompt ;)
Monday, 14 April 2008
|Windows XP Service Pack 3|
Service pack 3 was Signed and Released on the 4th of August 2008
|Windows XP Service Pack 3 Properties|
This service pack was the last official XP service pack release. You can get the SP3 WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ENU.exe update here. To obtain earlier SP packs see the XP Archive page here.
It is important to note that this release requires atleast SP1, SP1a or SP2 installed before you can install SP3.
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