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This guide is how to Properly Uninstall Age or Empires 3, Make sure to read through each step Carefully.

Step1. Uninstall the game completely and reinstall the game in clean boot mode.

Uninstall the game completely



1. Click on Start

2. Click on Control Panel.

3. Click on Switch to classic view.

4. Click on Add or Remove programs.

5. Select the Microsoft Age of Empires III The Asian Dynasties or The WarChiefs (Only if you have them installed) and click on remove. (Remember to Unstall both Expansions if they are installed)

6. Select Microsoft Age of Empires III and click remove.



Note: If you still unable to remove the game then turn off the system and restart the system and try to remove the game.



Step 2. Remove the game folder



1. Right click on Start

2. Click on Explore

3. Click on program files

4. Double click on Microsoft games

5. Select the Age of Empires III folder and press the Delete key on the keyboard.




Step 3. Remove the game from Registry.



WARNING:


1. Click on Start

2. Click on Run3

. In the box type regedit and press Enter key.

4. Double Click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

5. Double Click on Software

6. Double Click on Microsoft

7. Double Click on Microsoft Games

8. Select the Age of Empires III expansion pack and press the delete key on the keyboard.

9. Select the Age of Empires III folder and press the delete key on the keyboard.



Step 4. Remove the game entries under HKEY_CURRENT_USER


1. Click on Start.

2. Click on Run.

3. in the box type regedit and press Enter key.

4. Double Click on HKEY_CURRENT_USER

5. Double Click on Software

6. Double Click on Microsoft

7. Double Click on Microsoft Games

8. Select the Age of Empires III expansion pack and press the Delete key on the keyboard.

9. Select the Age of Empires III folder and press the delete key on the keyboard.




Step 5. Delete the game Folder.



1. Click Start, and then click Search or “Find or Search" and click "All files and folders".

2. In the Named box or the "All or part of the file name" box, type "Age of Empires III" (without the quotation marks).

3. In the "Look in" box, click My Computer.

4. Click "Find Now" or "Search".

5. Right-click the Age of Empires III folder, click Delete, and then click yes.

6. Close all the windows.



Step 6. Delete the saved games.



1. Click on Start and then click on My Documents.

2. Double Click on My Games locate the folder named Age of Empires 3 and delete it.



'Note:' The above steps will remove the Age of Empires III and expansion pack completely from the system.



After uninstalling the game please follow the steps to create a new user profile.

Step 7.Create a New User Account



1. Click Start, point to Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.

2. On the Users tab, click Add.

3. Type a name for your user account, your full name, and a description for your account.

4. If the computer is set up as part of a client/server network, type the domain name, and then click next.



'Note: If the computer is set up as an individual computer (without a network) or in a ''''Peer-to-peer network, you do not have to provide a domain name.

5. Type a user password, and then type the user password again to confirm it.


6. Important: Passwords are case–sensitive. For example, “MyPassword” and

“mypassword” are treated as two different passwords.



7. Click Next.


8. Select the level of access for your user account, and then click Finish.



Note: Some games require a user account with Administrator level access to run.



Step 8. Please reinstall the game in a new user profile



1. Insert the game disc in the drive.



Note: Do not click Express Install during setup.

2. Follow the setup menus until you see the Change button. 3. Click Change. 4. In the Path box, delete the existing path, and then type drive: \Program Files\Microsoft Games\ game name. In this example, drive is the, drive letter of the hard disk and game name is the name of the game that you are trying to install. 5. Click OK when you are finished. 6. Follow the directions that appear on the screen to install the game.


Try these steps out and your problem might get resolved if you have not tried any of these steps that's why the issue occurs so check if you have missed any 1 of these steps


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