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|I was using EmEditor on a trial basis and decided I don't want to purchase it. How do I uninstall EmEditor?|
|Close all running EmEditor programs (Note that EmEditor Help will be closed as well. If you are reading this page from the Help, we recommend writing down the information on this page before closing). Click the Start button on the Windows Operating System and select Control Panel from the Start menu. Select Add or Remove Programs. Select EmEditor from the Add or Remove Programs dialog box. and then click the Delete button. Follow the instructions in the EmEditor Uninstall dialog box. We recommend restarting the Windows Operating System when the uninstalling is complete.|
|I have uninstalled EmEditor. When I double click a file to open the file, my computer looks for EmEditor. Since EmEditor does not exist in my computer anymore, I can't open the file. How do I open such a file?|
|If you associate files using Associate with EmEditor in EmEditor, the original associations are supposed to be restored after having uninstalled EmEditor. However, if you associate files yourself in other applications such as Explorer, you need to restore the original associations yourself. Open Windows Explorer, click Tools, select Folder Options, and then click the File Types tab. Select extensions you want to delete in the Registered file types list box and click the Change button. In the resulting Open With dialog box, select a program other than EmEditor that you want to associate the file with.|
|After I uninstalled EmEditor, why isn't the source code displayed in notepad when I select View Source from the context menu in Internet Explorer?|
|Some earlier versions of EmEditor were not able to completely uninstall the registry information. Click the Start button and select Run from the Start menu. Type "RegEdit.exe" and click the OK button to start Registry editor. Search for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\View Source Editor and delete the key.|
|After I uninstalled EmEditor, emedtray.exe and emedres.dll are still in the folder C:\Program Files\EmEditor. How do I delete them?|
|These files should be deleted during the uninstalling process. In your situation, the files were not deleted. To delete these files manually, first delete the shortcut running a Tray Icon of EmEditor. Then follow the instructions found in
Q. How can I remove the EmEditor tray icon permanently?
If you find the EmEditor tray icon running on your Taskbar, close it by selecting Close Tray Icon. You can then delete emedtray.exe and emedres.dll.
|I cannot uninstall an older version of EmEditor from the "Add or Remove Programs" of Control Panel. How can I uninstall the older version?|
|If the uninstaller stops working when you try to uninstall from Control Panel, please try GeekUninstaller (freeware) or Revo Uninstaller (freeware) to uninstall.
If you have EmEditor Professional (Trial or Full-version) Version 9.04-9.16 installed on your system, and if the uninstaller stops working when you try to uninstall from Control Panel, please run DelEE.exe.
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