Gaim automagically uninstalled?
daniel.atallah at gmail.com
Tue May 8 10:20:42 EDT 2007
On 5/8/07, scott_sauyet <scott at sauyet.com> wrote:
> Daniel Atallah wrote:
> >On 5/8/07, scott_sauyet <scott at sauyet.com> wrote:
> >> I've had a few bizarre PC problems in the last few days, and the first
> >> sign
> >> of them was when GAIM disappeared on me. Completely. My profile was
> >> still
> >> there, but the program was gone. Is there some magical uninstaller
> >> related
> >> to the lawsuit?
> > This is actually not anything bizarre - new versions of Windows Gaim
> > (and also Pidgin, with the exception of beta7 due to a bug) have
> > always uninstalled the old version.
> This happened out of the blue. I didn't knowingly try to upgrade GAIM or
> install Pidgin. I'm used to GAIM just running in the system tray. I went
> to look for it to IM someone and it wasn't there. So I went to the start
> menu, and the program wasn't there. I went to the program files directory,
> and it was entirely gone. But I'm pretty sure there was no instance of
> Pidgin in its place. Is there some automatic update that might have been
There are no automatic updates. You (or someone else) would have had
to choose to uninstall it.
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