Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Dec 2008 15:10 UTC
Editorial InternetNews.com states: "Microsoft (or a really smart ISV) should build a full application manager for Windows, similar to what most Linux distributions do today." Most Windows applications come with their own distinctive updating mechanism (much like Mac OS X), instead of having a centralised updating location like most Linux distributions offer. While it certainly wouldn't be harmful for Windows to gain such a feature - the question remains: isn't it time we rethink program installation and management altogether?
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bannor99
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2005-09-15

Can anyone tell me how to uninstall multiple Windows apps at one time, that is, to have them uninstall one after the other without me being prompted or having to go back to Add/Remove Programs multiple times?

In most of the free Unixes I've tried, you simply select the programs ( if they were installed using the default package manager) and click Uninstall and walk away.

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