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Old May 28th, 2009, 02:48 AM
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Hi friends,

I have a windows service which i deleted manually.(Directly deleting the installation folder, and using 'sc delete' command )

And when i using new msi installation set up..
it gives error msg

Exception occured while initializing the installation:
System.IO.FileNotFoundException Could not load file or assembly
'file:///C:\Program Files\...\My.WinService.exe' or one of its dependencies.
The system cannot find the file specified.

I tried msicUninstallerUtility2.exe and manually deleting the keys from registry

Old May 28th, 2009, 03:21 AM
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I'd look online for msiinv and msizap. These two tools can help remove all registry entries from software that has been icorrectly uninstalled. I suggest that next time you follow the correct uninstalling procedure rather than deleting files.
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Old May 28th, 2009, 03:53 AM
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Solved the issue..
I deleted some more registry keys remained.

Thanks for the reply joefawcett
Old May 29th, 2009, 05:20 AM
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For windows related issues you can get help from www.pathtoolong.com

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