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im trying to get this to works as well. are you saying that if i disable wfp in nlite (havent tried yet) the folders will still be there? how and when should i run the batch file you are talking about to remove the folders? will it work if i just disable wfp during the install, then run the batch file manually after i get inside windows? or do i have to integrate it in nlite? sorry im so n00b. this is **** complicated just to get rid of all the dumb crap microsoft adds to my programs folder! this will mark my fourth or fifth install.... starting to lose track!

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will it work if i just disable wfp during the install, then run the batch file manually after i get inside windows?
Yes, it will. That is how I used to do it. I used AutoIt to delete the directories like so:

;--Program Files Directory
;DirRemove( @ProgramFilesDir & "\Xerox", 1)
;Sleep(100)
;DirRemove( @ProgramFilesDir & "\microsoft frontpage", 1)
;Sleep(100)
DirRemove( @ProgramFilesDir & "\Online Services", 1)
Sleep(100)
;DirRemove( @ProgramFilesDir & "\ComPlus Applications", 1)
;Sleep(100)
;DirRemove( @ProgramFilesDir & "\Uninstall Information", 1)
;Sleep(100)

Notice I used past tense and the relevant lines are commented out in my larger script. I just noticed that I STOPPED removing most of these directories some time ago. I'm sure I did that for a good reason, but cannot recall exactly why. I think Mordac85 is right, let sleeping dogs lie. We all learn, but some of us insist on learning the hard way. :P

this will mark my fourth or fifth install...
Before reverting to CD-RW media I used standard CD-R for my test disks. They were cheap, burned fast, and I had the money. I took the old discs and over time glued them to one of my classroom walls with a hot glue gun. The wall--and it's big--is completely covered with my mistakes. Looks pretty cool, the kids love it, and it helps me to remain humble with my students, and their parents. :D Edited by blinkdt
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