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Manually Removing Corel® PainterT 11 from Systems Running Windows® Vista, and Windows® XP

This document outlines how to manually remove Corel® Painter™ 11 from systems running Windows® Vista, and XP should the application fail to uninstall using Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel. To safely remove Corel Painter 11 without using the uninstaller, follow the steps listed below.
 

  • Log on to a user account with administrative privileges since "Limited" or "Power User" accounts won't let Corel software install, uninstall, or run properly.
  • Disable your anti-virus/spyware, and firewall during this clean re-installation procedure.



For Windows Vista:

1. (Vista): Manually delete Corel Painter 11 program folders from the hard drive.
      Click Windows logo (Start) | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type Explorer and click OK.
      Browse to X:\Program Files\Corel\Corel (X represents the drive where Corel Painter 11 had been installed).
      Highlight and delete the Corel Painter 11 folder.

2. (Vista): Manually delete the Corel User data directories.
      Click Windows logo (Start) | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type %appdata% and click.
      OK.
      Browse to the Corel folder.
      Highlight and delete the "Painter 11" folder.
      Click Windows logo (Start) | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type
      %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\corel\ and press enter.
      Highlight and delete the "Corel Painter 11" folder.

3. (Vista):Remove Corel Painter 11 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.

      Click Windows logo (Start) | All Programs | Accessories | Run | type Regedit.
      Delete the following keys:
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\COREL\Painter\11.0
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Corel\Painter\11.0

4. (Vista): Please make sure you restart your System, so that the changes will take affect


For Windows XP:

1. (XP): Manually delete Corel Painter 11 program folders from the hard drive.
      Click Start | Run | type Explorer and click OK.
      Browse to X:\Program Files\Corel (X represents the drive where Corel Painter 11 had been
      installed).
      Highlight and delete the Corel Painter 11 folder.

2. 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 "Painter 11" folder.
      Click Start | Run | type %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\application data\corel\ and click OK.
      Highlight and delete the "Corel Painter 11" folder.

3. (XP):Remove Corel Painter 11 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.

      Click Start | Run | type Regedit.
      Delete the following keys:
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\COREL\Painter\11.0
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Corel\Painter\11

4. (XP): Please make sure you restart your computer so that the changes will take affect

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