[Wine] Uninstall Windows Apps?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Jul 2 09:51:47 CDT 2011

On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 10:43 AM, crom.osec <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I'm not talking about menu items. I know that menus are not stored in wine related folders.
> The problem, as I've mentioned above is that when try to install visual studio 2005 it finds some prerequisites already installed (like .net 2.0 or windows installer 3.1) and stop the install with the message that another (trial) version of this product (VisualC2005) is already installed and must remove it first.
> My big problem is that it keeps finding the previous install even after I've removed all folders and purged wine and installed new version.
> This message (that finds previous install) doesn't occur on new kubuntu+wine installation, it occurs only after I've tried winetricks.
> So my question is where this information is stored and what I need to do to COMPLETELY  remove wine and reinstall a new fresh version (other solution than obvious one to reinstall kubuntu)..

Are you installing and deleting under a normal user and not using the
root user or su or sudo ?


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