Uninstall cleanup in ProgramData

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tofutim
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Uninstall cleanup in ProgramData

Postby tofutim » Tue Sep 22, 2015 2:07 pm

When the uninstallation completes (REMOVE=TRUE), the folder in ProgramData that used to be {guid...} is turned into "~4". Inside of it is a 5 MB .exe and mia.lib. Is there any way to clean this up?

FrancescoT
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Re: Uninstall cleanup in ProgramData

Postby FrancescoT » Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:22 am

Dear Tofutim,

you may delete such folder, but unfortunately this cannot be done from the setup script itsef ... because the uninstallation process started from the EXE file within that folder.

Hope this helps you.

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castorus
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Re: Uninstall cleanup in ProgramData

Postby castorus » Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:56 am

Hi all,

Does this mean that IA will always leave some trash in ProgramData folder?


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