Uninstall or remove? (software)

Subject: Uninstall or remove? (software)
From: "Janoff, Steve" <Steve -dot- Janoff -at- Teradata -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 20:21:29 -0400

Hi Whirlers,

Do you "uninstall" software or do you "remove" software?

Which term would you use in a procedure?

We've been seeing "uninstall" for years, but on the other hand I'm so
used to seeing "remove" from the Windows "Add or Remove Programs" option
in the Control Panel, that "remove" seems more progressive.

Interested in your thoughts. (I haven't had time to dig out my copy of
Sun's new "Read Me First" -- maybe that has an answer? Janice?:)

Thanks!

Steve Janoff

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