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Remove Components on POL

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SpasticHairpin Wednesday 3 April 2013 at 5:27
SpasticHairpinAnonymous

Hi everyone, can you remove components on POL? I accidently installed a component to one of my wine prefixes that I didn't need and I would like to remove it. I also searched for component remove on the forums but I couldn't find anything.

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petch Wednesday 3 April 2013 at 8:08
petch
Developer

Hi,

That's usually not possible; it involves adding or overwriting files, changing registry values, so there's no generic way to go back to the old state.
Ronin DUSETTE Wednesday 3 April 2013 at 18:27
Ronin DUSETTE
Admin

Yeah. You are better off with a fresh virtual drive, as once things are installed in there, it makes it hard to get them back to their original state, if not almost impossible.

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booman Wednesday 1 May 2013 at 20:20
booman

If you have PlayOnLinux 4.2.1 there is a button in Configuration: Wine Uninstaller
It will show you different libraries that were installed from the scrip or your manual installation.
But like Petch and DJYoshaBYD said... it may do more damage than help.

I used it as a last resort to troubleshoot a game.

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