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The best Uninstall-Apps cannot uninstall Java(TM) 6

Negative Review by em4020
about Java and CCleaner, MyUninstaller, Glary Utilities Jul 2012

A very big problem with Java is, that installing a new update in most cases didn’t uninstall the older version.
This meant that, despite installing the “latest and greatest” version, the security exposures still remained.

The best Uninstall-Apps cannot uninstall Java(TM) 6 Update 33 from Vista 64bit:

I had no success to uninstall Java(TM) 6 Update 33 with portable Glary Utilities Uninstall Manager 2.47.0.1539 on Vista 64bit: DLL-Error, with MyUnInstaller 1.56, with CCleaner 3.20.1750 (64bit) portable and with JavaRa 1.15:

"Windows installer-package problem: could not run DLL-file for finishing uninstallation".

Windows installer-package problem: could not run DLL-file for finishing uninstallation

My last hope is, that the german instruction to uninstall Java in case of a DLL-errormessage can help:

http://www.helpster.de/java-deinstallieren-bei-einem-dll-fehler-reagieren-sie-so_101013 :

  • Search all folders (Index Your Files: Size "0 kb to 0 kb" finds folders) with "Java" in the folder-name
  • Delete all folders with "Java" on C:\ but not folders with "Java" stored from other apps (e.g. from Gladinet C.D.)
  • Delete all registry-entries with "Java" but not in connection with folders with "Java" stored from other apps
  • Install a new Java
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