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Manually Removing Corel Painter Sketch Pad From Windows XP or Vista


STEP 1: Go to StartControl Panel - Add and Remove Programs (XP)/Programs and Features (Windows Vista) remove Corel Painter Sketch

STEP 2: Manually delete Corel Painter Sketch Pad program folders from the hard drive.

Click Start | Run | type Explorer and click OK.
Browse to X:\Program Files\Corel\Corel (X represents the drive where Corel Painter Sketch Pad and the Corel Painter Sketch Pad Setup Files had been installed).
Highlight and delete the Corel Painter Sketch Pad folder and the Corel Painter Sketch Pad Setup Files

STEP 3: (For Windows Vista) Manually delete the Corel User data directories.

1. Click Windows logo Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type %appdata% and click OK.

2. Click Windows logo Click (Start) | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\corel\ and press enter.
3. Highlight and delete the "Corel Painter Sketch Pad 01" folder.

STEP 4: (For Windows XP) Manually delete the Corel User data directories.

Click Start | Run | type %appdata% and click OK.
Browse to the Corel folder.
Highlight and delete the Sketch Pad folder.
4. Click Windows logo Click (Start) type %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\application data\core\
5. Highlight and delete the "Corel Painter Sketch Pad 01" folder

STEP 5:Rename Corel Painter Sketch Pad registry keys from the Windows Registry.

***WARNING: Editing the Windows Registry is NOT recommended for those unfamiliar with registry editing. Be sure to backup the registry prior to making any changes.***

(Windows Vista) Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type Regedit and click OK.
Rename the following keys:

(Windows Vista 64Bits )

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Corel\Sketch Pad\1.0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Corel\CorelReg\SK01
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Corel\Sketch Pad

(Windows XP 32Bits) and (Windows Vista 32Bits )

(Windows XP) Click Start | Run | type Regedit and click OK.
(Windows Vista) Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type Regedit and click OK.

Rename the following keys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\COREL\Sketch Pad\1.0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Corel\CorelReg\SK01
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Corel\Sketch Pad\1.0

STEP 6: Restart your Computer, so the changes can take affect.

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