Find sandboxed application in Uninstall Program

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Find sandboxed application in Uninstall Program

Post by crazyhorse » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:05 pm

I cannot find certain sandboxed programs in the "Uninstall a program" window in Windows 7 (64 bit).

Specifically, can't find certain programs in either sandboxed "Uninstall a program" window (in Windows Explorer), or in non-sandboxed "Uninstall a program" window (again, in Windows Explorer, of course).

Also, the ones I can't find are all, I believe, recovered; that is, they were initially installed into the sandbox, and then recovered out by me. Yet, once recovered out, they are to be found in neither of the "Uninstall a program" windows--i.e., either sandboxed or not sandboxed (going through Control Panel).

Where did the uninstall location go?

Thank you--. :)

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Post by Buster » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:40 am

You can not recover programs that way. You must install them again unsandboxed.

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Post by Guest10 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:02 am

You can copy the folders and files of programs that were installed in a sandbox, but the Registry entries that were made when those programs were installed remain in the sandbox Reghive files. Including the Uninstall Registry entries.
And those Registry entries are not added to your "real" Registry if you copy the files out of the sandbox.

There's no provision made to add those entries to your Registry - as Buster said, you must re-install the program.
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