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Remove SQL server files with CCleaner?

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Ok like an idiot I downloaded SQL server and Net.framework files from Microsoft. It was offered free so I did it without thinking... Now I really need more space and wanted those files deleted. I tried to delete them but they wouldn't delete using their uninstall.

 

After the said attempt to delete my OS now throws up a warning at start up: "Warning SQL Server files have been corrupted -- find the files and fix it.... " = Well I don't want to fix it i want to remove it.

 

I bought CCleaner hoping it would remove them but now I'm afraid to use it.

 

My equipment: Emachine 182 Gig, XP,

 

My question: Can CCleaner safely delete these SQL and NET.Framework files safely?

 

I'm begging, can someone help please?.

 

Thanks

Joy

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You say you bought ccleaner, where from ?

 

It is free to all.

 

Which versions of SQL server and Net.framework did you install?

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You say you bought ccleaner, where from ?

 

It is free to all.

 

Which versions of SQL server and Net.framework did you install?

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Correction regarding payment: I made a donation from a link on this site. And I got a thank you too. I can send you more datails if you didn't benefit from the transaction.

 

MS Framework 1.1 and 18 files they sent me thereafter.

MS SQL 2005 and many files like: Native Client, Server Setup Support, Vss writer...

 

All this technology is wasted on me. If I actually need any of to run a PC ofcourse I don't want to delete but I dont think they are necessary and the SQL is broken...

 

I would really appreciate guidance. I know MS has a description about how to remove the SQL but I'm pertrified to enter the register.

 

Mucho thanks

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How kind of you to make the donation, I am sure that Piriform appreciate it. :)

 

I must admit that I think I would feel quite daunted myself about uninstalling it, or cleaning up after a failed uninstall.

 

If no one else here comes up with any ideas, you may be able to get some help by posting here

 

http://www.aumha.net/

 

Perhaps the networking section may be a place to start.

 

Make sure you give all relevent info in your initial post and follow any instruction given.

 

Let us know how you go on if you do.

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Again,

the question is: Can I safely uninstall SQL server 2005 from my PC? yes or no? Please. I got this software specifically to clean this . Anyone?

 

Thanks

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CCleaner is not a program remover. It will delete the unnecessary temporary files, junk files, and such to give you the room on your harddrive back to you.

 

I think you are looking for a program such as this: Revo Uninstaller

 

Anything that you install can be removed safely, outside of Windows updates (for the most part.) I can't think of anything that would have to make you do something drastic, like a complete reinstall of the O/S.

 

AJ

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