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Cannot uninstall old version software

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Cannot uninstall old version software

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/7/2008


Bought a new 550VA/330W unit. I have replaced XP with Vista. I cannot uninstall the old version - error message states "APC PowerChute Personal Edition is unable to find the required Service Pack. Please install the latest service pack and try aagain". I tried to install version 2.0 with the enclosed CD but it won't take. Version 1.5 is still installed.

Bottom line - can't get Vista version in because the XP version won't uninstall. Help!

pooka1@bellsouth.net


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Re: Cannot uninstall old version software

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/8/2008


Sounds like you're going to need to do a manual uninstall. Being that procedure will involve a few registry changes, I'd recommend calling APC support at 800-890-4272. They'll want to properly walk you through the procedure.

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Re: Cannot uninstall old version software

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/8/2008


Sounds like you're going to need to do a manual uninstall. Being that procedure will involve a few registry changes, I'd recommend calling APC support at 800-890-4272. They'll want to properly walk you through the procedure.