Uninstalled WSA reinstalls itself?

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  1. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    I just noticed something rather odd. I uninstalled WSA from a system, only to notice that it reinstalled itself (with my beta key) with default settings. I didn't check the system in question until yesterday. I was quite surprised to see it happening. Stubborn little thing... :eek: :D

    Has anyone experienced the same before?
     
  2. pegas

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    Did you uninstall it with administrative rights? Could it happen that you uninstalled it from an user account?
     
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    Protected Administrator (Windows 7 x86). I did uninstall it as administrator. I don't recall, but I actually think WSA required me to elevate to uninstall it...
     
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    Do you remember you been taken to Webroot web asking for your feedback after uninstallation? If not, the uninstallation probably somehow failed.
     
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    Yes, I remember being taken to the website. Maybe the process didn't complete successfully... Anyway, I was going to reinstall it, but this was a surprise. It's the first time something like this happens with me, in years. :D
     
  6. pegas

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    OK, it was a mystery nothing more :D Probably your system didn't want to let WSA go and felt it would be better to retain it regardless what you think and/or want :p
     
  7. zfactor

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    i posted about this a few times before it has happened to me a few times. it even happened once where i uninstalled it then it reinstalled, i uninstalled it again it reinstalled again this went on for about 5 or 6 tries then it finally stopped when i went and deleted the folder that was being left behind it for some reason was not removing itself correctly
     
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    WSA knows better than it's users. :argh:
     
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