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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Uninstall Guide – Effective Way to Remove Adobe Photoshop CS3

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on November 3rd, 2012 | Leave a comment

Adobe Photoshop CS3 is a powerful program used for creating and editing graphics and photographs. If you don’t like the performance of Adobe Photoshop CS3, you may need help for removing it from your computer. How to effectively uninstall Windows software quickly? I will show you how to force uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS3 in this article.

You can open the Windows uninstaller application by following the directions below.


(Windows XP)

1. Choose Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.

2. Select a Creative Suite 5 or 5.5 edition or product from the list and click Change/Remove.

3. Select the items that you want to remove.


(Windows 7, Windows Vista)

1. Choose Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features.

2. Select a Creative Suite 5 or 5.5 edition or product from the list and click Uninstall/Change.

3. Select the items that you want to remove.


If Adobe Photoshop CS3 icon is still visible in the list of Add or Remove Programs after the program is uninstalled, that means the uninstaller fails to delete registry entries from the Windows registry during the process of uninstalling Adobe Photoshop CS3. Then users need to manually delete registry entries associated with the program from the Windows Registry Editor.


Steps to delete Adobe Photoshop CS3 registry entries through Registry Editor:

1. Run the Windows Registry Editor by clicking Start->Run and entering the program name regedit in the Open edit field.


2. Navigate to the following registry node:



3. Under this Uninstall node, you will find many registry entry names enclosed in curly braces.


4. Click on each registry entries in the left pane and that will display its associated data on right pane of Registry Editor.


Click on Edit->Find tab in Registry Editor Window and then enter Adobe Photoshop CS3 that you want to find Keys for.


5. Delete the registry entry found for Adobe Photoshop CS3, by right clicking on the registry key name, and selecting Delete.


6. Click Yes on the Confirm Key Delete message box.


If you are not sure to thoroughly delete the whole Adobe Photoshop CS3, it is recommended to use professional uninstall program like Perfect Uninstaller to uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS3 or other unwanted program.


Automatic uninstaller can guarantee a complete removal while windows add/remove program will leave corrupted registry entries on your computer. Especial if you are a computer newbie who have few knowledge of dealing with registry entries, it is the best choice to use the Perfect Uninstaller to automatically uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS3 with great ease.


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