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removing steadystate 2.5 on xp sp3 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello

    Im having problems unilstalling steadystate, I cant find the file cache.wdp

    Ive followed the following instructions and it stilll does not appeare on the c drive.  Instructions i was following

    1. Restart your computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard. On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple Operating Systems, you can press the F8 key when you see the boot menu.

    2. When the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, select Safe Mode, and then press Enter.

    3. Log onto Windows by using the Administrator account or any user account with the Administrator privileges.

    4. Delete the Cache.wdp file under drive C.

    If the cache file cannot be found, let’s show hidden files with the following steps.

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    1. Open drive C: Click Organize menu-> Folders and search option.

    2. Click the View tab. Under Hidden files and folders, click "Show hidden files and folders."

    3. To display other hidden files, clear the "Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)" check box.

    4. Click the "Hide extensions for known file types".

    5. Click OK.

     

    what do i do now if i dont have a cache.wdp?  It doesnt look like it exists on my pc!

    Please Help

    Monday, October 25, 2010 11:43 AM

Answers

  • Delete related registry keys and files

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    1. Click Start and then Run.

    2. Type in regedit and then click OK.

    3.  Navigate and delete the following two branches(you can back up these registries before delete ):

     

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Computer Toolkit

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Windows SteadyState

     

    4. Search and delete all Windows SteadyState related entries.

    5. Delete files under C:\Program Files\Windows SteadyState

     

     

    Regards,

    Leo   Huang


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    Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:00 AM
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  • Hi, thank you for posting here.

     

    Cache.wdp is the file when you enable WDP on Windows SteadyState. So, if you haven’t enable WDP, cache.wdp will not be created in C driver. You can just dump these steps to delete cache.wdp.

     

    Hope it helps.

     

    Regards,

    Leo   Huang


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    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 6:58 AM
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  • Glad to post here!

    Thanks.  I dont understand what you mean by "You can just dump these steps to delete cache.wdp." 

     

    so if i dont need to delete cache.wdp how do i uninstall steadystate, as i dont see it in my add remove programs?  Please could you tell me the next steps for what i have to do if you dont mind?  As you can see im a little confused.

     

    Thanks

     

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 3:59 PM
  • Delete related registry keys and files

    -----------------------

    1. Click Start and then Run.

    2. Type in regedit and then click OK.

    3.  Navigate and delete the following two branches(you can back up these registries before delete ):

     

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Computer Toolkit

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Windows SteadyState

     

    4. Search and delete all Windows SteadyState related entries.

    5. Delete files under C:\Program Files\Windows SteadyState

     

     

    Regards,

    Leo   Huang


    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
    Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:00 AM
    Moderator