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Uninstalling and installing citrix

I must of installed a falty version of citrix.  At any rate, when I wanted to remove citrix I did not find it in the Window's Control Panel "Add or Remove Programs."  I tried installing it again (having problem with the old installation), but the installation responded by saying that I had it installed.  Fine, I removed the citrix folder.  Next it told me to use the MSI package to upgrade.  I did and now I can not delete it, nor can I insatll ica32.exe, the one I need.
Question - if it is not showing up in the "Add or Remove Programs" and I can't delete the folder; how could I insatll ica32.exe?
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chima
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chimaAuthor Commented:
Suitable?...Not sure
Would not want to use a command that I do not fully understand.  I'll have to research this command.
msiexec /x YOURCITRIXINSTALLER.msi CTX_MF_FORCE_SUBSYSTEM_UNINSTALL=YES
Maybe my command should be something like;
msiexec /x YOURCITRIXINSTALLER.msi ???_UNINSTALL=YES

Any further comments?
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and235100Commented:
This would force an uninstall and de-registration in the registry.
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chimaAuthor Commented:
Okay, I can accept that.  What does MF in the CTX_MF portion stand for?
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and235100Commented:
This is to uninstall "MetaFrame XP" - and all its subsidary components.
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chimaAuthor Commented:
msiexec /x YOURCITRIXINSTALLER.msi CTX_MF_FORCE_SUBSYSTEM_UNINSTALL=YES
I thought my citrix installer msi was ICA32A.msi and tried that, but that did not work.  So, my question is; where can I find my "citrix installer .msi"?

Sidebar:
Got fustrated and started deleting citrix folder and such, then I came across a whole list of folders and thought; maybe I should not do this!
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chimaAuthor Commented:
Please read my prior entry...

Maybe the question to ask is; When I run msiexec a pop up message tells me:
Windows Installer - This installation package could not be opened.
The package, if it is msiexec does exist.  I do not know whether it is a "valid Windows Installer package."?
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and235100Commented:
You need the original software. The msi is included in that. You could try the msi here: http://www.citrix.com/English/SS/downloads/details.asp?dID=2755&downloadID=20496&pID=186#top
If you don't have this  - or the msi pointed out is not suitable - then I suggest you need the original media.
Otherwise - more info here:
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX746354 
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chimaAuthor Commented:
and235100 you are quick...
Via a document here at work I was lead to this link; http://apps.mot.com/Citrix/ICAWEB/en/ica32/setup.htm
Where I found and used the ica32A.msi  Well it turns out that not only can I install, but I can remove.  Once I did that I was able to follow some other document with the proper link to the proper citrix used here.
Thanks for your help.
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and235100Commented:
Apologies that I wasn't spot on - but glad you got it resolved.
Thank you.
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