Author Topic: Finding Obsolete Software  (Read 717 times)

Offline davev

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Finding Obsolete Software
« on: March 28, 2022, 05:46:12 AM »
Hi,

When patch my pc detects obsolete software, how do I tell where the items are? I get the red items in the viewer, but I need the path names to determine what to do next.

Any suggestions??

Thanks,

David

Offline gronky

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Re: Finding Obsolete Software
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2022, 04:52:01 AM »
Hi David,

check out these threads:
https://patchmypc.com/forum/index.php?topic=5460.0
https://patchmypc.com/forum/index.php?topic=4994.0

You will probably find what you're looking for in the Add/Remove Programs in many cases. In others you may have to look around your computer or ask more specifically.

Best of luck,
gronky

Offline davev

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Re: Finding Obsolete Software
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2022, 08:43:40 AM »
Hi,

Well I did a registry search and found specific references to the obsolete progs, even though the files were not installed. When I deleted the reg references via regedit all was well.

So I would suggest that pmpc indicate if the reference is a file or a registry entry at least.

Dave