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Can't uninstall/reinstall, missing a .msi file (w/ screenshots)

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Background: I got a blue screen when installing an update to Paint.NET, and since then I haven't been able to get it to open. So I tried uninstalling, which didn't work. I tried reinstalling, by downloading the latest version from the website, but again was unable to get this to work. So I am trapped, unable to use Paint.NET atm.


Problem: Both the uninstall & reinstall give me a messaging saying I'm missing "PaintDotNet_x64_332577892.msi" (from the "Staging" folder), so I think this may be what's causing it to not work.


Here's screenshots of what happens;


On uninstall

paint.net uninstall.pngpaint.net uninstall2.png



On reinstall (trying to install new version, from the website)

paint.net install.pngpaint.net install2.pngpaint.net install3.png

Edited by ThePeoplesChampion
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On 26/09/2016 at 11:58 PM, toe_head2001 said:

Your previous install became broken some how. Use this utility to remove that previous installation:



Afterwards, install paint.net anew.


Many thanks, that's now fixed it. I now don't have to resort to using ordinary Paint anymore haha

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