deinstallation kills all entries in the windows "installed software" menu



16 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: petasch, Assigned: ssu0262)


Windows 98

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16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; de-AT; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; de-AT; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312

After deinstalltion (mozilla 1.3, german version, exe-file with
installer[mozilla-win32-1.3-deAT-installer.exe])  all entries in the windows
installed software menu are deleted.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install mozilla 1.3 german (exe-file with installer)
2. Deinstall mozilla

Actual Results:  
Mozilla delete the complete 

Expected Results:  
Mozilla should only delete the

Rescue after failure deinstallation: Load the old registry from backup if you have.
Alternate: 1. Save the registry-path with regedit
2. Deinstall mozilla
3. Restore path from *.reg file
4. Delete the
key manually

Comment 1

16 years ago
grace, can you see if you can reproduce this problem?
Keywords: nsbeta1
QA Contact: bugzilla → gbush

Comment 2

16 years ago
I cannot reproduce with an En build- used recent moz nightly- it only removes
the expected entries in regedit - and specifically the one entry in the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Mozilla path

the only German version I can find is the zip file which did not add an entry to
my registry

reporter, where did you get the [mozilla-win32-1.3-deAT-installer.exe] file?

Comment 4

16 years ago
Installed using the -deAT Installer
Uninstalled via control panel/ add-remove programs
only registry entry removed from
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall was the
mozilla information.

cannot reproduce
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Comment 5

14 years ago
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