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Usually the repair function can fix whatever problem you are having. However, sometimes it does not. In this situation, you may need to uninstall the application and then reinstall it. Uninstall Applications 4:03-4:11 Programs and features can also completely uninstall an application from the system. Select the application from the list and then click uninstall. Summary 4:12-4:28 In this lesson, we talked about desktop applications. We began this lesson by discussing the difference between a traditional desktop application and a Windows Store app. We then talked about the process you should follow for installing a desktop application. We then talked about managinginstalled desktop applications. Be aware of the following facts about managing applications. Application installation involves more than just copying the executable files to the computer. Installation typically modifies the registry, creates shortcuts, and configures other settings required by the application. Installation of an application usually creates a tile on the Start menu and may also create a shortcut on the desktop. A shortcut is a pointer file that identifies the location of the executable file that runs the application. o Shortcuts that point to removable drives (such as CD/DVD drives) or network drives could become unavailable if the referenced drive is disconnected. o During install, you can often choose to add shortcuts for only the current user or all users. o The shortcut also identifies a directory that the application uses or references when it first starts. You can modify the directory by changing the Start in property for the shortcut or executable file. A 64-bit operating system can run both 32-bit and 64-bit applications. However, a 32-bit operating system can only run 32-bit applications. By default, applications are installed into the Program Files directory on the root of the system drive. o During installation, you can typically specify an alternate install location. o 64-bit operating system versions include an additional folder named Program Files (x86) . 32-bit applications are installed into this folder. Users must have the correct permissions or rights to install applications. The ability to install applications depends on the user's group membership and the operating system: Group Permissions Users Users who are members of only the Users group are not able to install applications. Power Users On legacy versions of Windows (XP and earlier), users who are members of the Power Users group can
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install applications that do not make modifications to system files. On modern versions of Windows, Power Users cannot install applications. Administrators Users who are members of the Administrators group can install applications.
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