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Old March 27th, 2007, 11:09 PM
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Softex Omnipass Removal

Hello again , you helpful souls.
I bought a Packard Bell Desk top some months ago.
It has a thing called ' OmniPass'already installed.
It is of no use to me but it wont go!
I have done a regedit4 search and would like a few words of wisdom to remove this 'thing' forever.
Thanks for all your help in the past...I assure you that I am learning!!
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Old March 28th, 2007, 12:43 AM
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Is it not letting you delete the files? Saying access is denied?

Or is it in your processes and you just cant find the file?
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Old March 28th, 2007, 02:05 PM
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Omnipass

Cheers for your response.
It 'denies me access'.
I have done a search and also used Regedit4 to find the locations.
Is it worth going through the registey and manually removing them?
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Old March 28th, 2007, 04:27 PM
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Have you looked in Add/Remove programs?????
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Old March 30th, 2007, 01:43 AM
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Softex Omnipass Removal

I bought a Packard computer with Softtex Omnipass Pre installed.
Its some kind of encription software that has no use to me what-so-ever!
I used regedit4 to find where it was located within my registry and removed all instances. Silly me! The end result was NTLDR message which left my machine completely unbootable.I have had to use Recovery -Thus losing everything in order to get the machine to run again.
Its now turned into a person mission of mine to remove this c**p that I dont need or want.
Any help would be rewarded with .....A birthday card or maybe a nice selection of English Cheddar!!!
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Old March 30th, 2007, 04:10 AM
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Hello,

First, looks like you learned the hard way (that is why we tell people to do backups and not mess with areas they are unfamiliar with).

Second, follow the steps below:
Reboot in SAFE MODE
Click Start>Control Panel>Add/Remove Programs
select Omnipass

Reboot

In C:\Program Files, should be a folder Softex - go ahead and delete it.
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Old March 30th, 2007, 04:57 AM
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It does not appear on the add /rem list so , even in safe mode ;its not going to uninstall in that way. I have been trying to remove this for 2 months now-I have learned lots (I like the challenge!) but this one has me stumped.
Any further tips would be appreciated!

cheers o-0'helpful one!!
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Old March 30th, 2007, 08:59 AM
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Did you remove the Softex folder from C:\Program Files\ ??
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Old April 1st, 2007, 03:00 PM
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Ok,

Sounds like you got a process protecting it. Download and install "unlocker" HERE

Once its installed, go try to delete that folder again, after it tell you access denied the unlocker window should pop up, in the bottom left corner, select delete in the drop down box then click "unlock"

*WARNING* Be VERY careful with this program, it can allow you to delete anything you want, including system files. Stay away from things you are unsure about.


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