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Re: ? How is the ShellExt Registered (Manual Installation)

From: Alf Christophersen <alf.christophersen_at_medisin.uio.no>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 11:56:19 +0100

Alec S. wrote:
> On Mar 17, 1:19 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Alec S. wrote:
>>
>>> On Mar 17, 12:07 pm, Alf Christophersen
>>> <alf.christopher..._at_medisin.uio.no> wrote:
>>>
>>>> And what do you do when uninstalling the application by removing just the folder and leave the registry full of crap?
>>>>
>>> regedit /s uninstall.reg
>>>
> Ah, see, you're talking about TSVN. You can make sweeping, absolute
> statements about that because you know it as a developer, but you
> cannot know and thus cannot use statements like that about all other
> apps. There are plenty of apps that don't need fancy installers, even
> Subversion itself comes in ZIP form.
>
If your uninstall,reg contained eg. by chance
c:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll, that component would just vanish into
empty air and all other programs also using it would stop functioning,
complaining about lacking msccrt.dll (or any other main component you
just unregister instead of counting down.

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