Cannot Uninstall Spybot-Search and Destroy

Discussion in 'System Security & Infection Support' started by johnr102, Dec 10, 2006.

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    johnr102

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    I get the following message when trying to update Spybot version 1.3,"Listenindex uberschreitet das Maximum (17)". I then attempted to uninstall Spybot and could not do so. I get the following message--The uninstall by file "C\Program Files\Spy-bot Search and Destroy\unins 000.dat" is in a format not recognized by this version of the uninstaller. Cannot uninstall.
    Any suggestions?

    Thanks,
    John
     
    johnr102, Dec 10, 2006
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    Zeus Moderator

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    Is that with Spybot's uninstall feature? If not, try that 1st.

    If that problem is with Spybot's uninstall feature, try to uninstall it through Add/Remove programs.
     
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    I have tried both ways----neither worked.
     
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    Is your system recovering from a serious error? Did you have a virus/spyware installed on your system?
    You should be safe installing the newest version over the old version, and then using its uninstaller to remove it.
    I suggest that while you have the software installed that you run a full system scan though, to verify that you don't have any nasties lurking in your system.
     
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    I have already tried that. Everything comes up clean.
     
    johnr102, Dec 12, 2006
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