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REV Drive on SBS 2003 SP2 --> uninstall fails, install fails and REV is read only

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Hi,

A REV device is installed on a SBS 2003. The device went to UDF file system instead of REV UDF. I tried to uninstall and reinstall the REV System Software with no luck.

When uninstalling I get an error message such has 'you have made changes that need to restart your computer. restart and run setup again' and same thing when trying to install ...

I received a procedure from Iomega help (removing iomega at startup, shell extensions, folders, services ...) that I followed .. didn't change the fact that I can't install or reinstall the software.

Any help would be appreciated.
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by:TimBarrett
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Have you tried "AutoRuns" from Sysinternals to pick any Iomega parts out of the startup area?
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx

You may be looking at a trip through REGEDIT and the F3 key to find all the instances of IOMEGA (after you backup the registry, of course).
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the software is not starting in any way anymore.

I guess I will have to clean manually the registry ...  I thought I could find some kind of 'universal iomega rev uninstaller' ...
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Regit / Search / F3 / lather-rinse-repeat is the only way I've found to do it. Sorry.
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damn ..
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