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Re: Uninstall Mathematica v4

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  • Subject: [mg63214] Re: [mg63202] Uninstall Mathematica v4
  • From: <bsyehuda at>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 07:01:07 -0500 (EST)
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since you didn't mention specifically I assume that you are working on
Assuming that, it seems that you have bad assignments in your registry file.
After uninstalling Mathematica you may use a commercial software that take
care of the registry file (system mechanic is a very good one). You may also
find other alternatves for that.
If you feel comfortable enough with editing the registry file yourself,
delete all occurences of Mathematica in the registry file.
Only after that re-install Mathematica.
Good luck

On 12/18/05, Lea Rebanks <lrebanks at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am using Mathematica v4 & having had some recent unrelated computer
> problems I needed to delete Mathematica then re-install. However, I have
> obviously done something wrong because the newly re-installed version is
> a shell what was before. IE no Mathematica Book, Practical guide, etc...
> I have tried various uninstall programs, but the fault is still there.
> Therefore my question:- Is there a way of removing all traces of the
> previous install so I may make a fresh install of a fully working
> program.
> Many thanks for your help & attention.
> Lea Rebanks...

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