[Libreoffice] Removing LibO on Windows ...

Andras Timar timar74 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 08:25:34 PST 2012

2012/1/5 Pedro <pedlino at gmail.com>:
> Andras Timar wrote
>>> I can't guarantee that it is installed by default (I NEVER use the
>>> default install option on any software) but it is selected by default
>>> when I switch to Custom (and I always un-select it). Under Windows
>>> options already selected in Custom should be the same installed by
>>> using the Default option.
>> Quickstart feature is installed by default but it is not run by default.
> I just did a fresh Default install and I can confirm that under Windows XP
> x86. Since which version has this been the default behavior?

I think LibreOffice always did this (inherited from Go-OO).

> So, what is the point of having a Quick Starter installed? Under what
> scenario do users deliberately activate it?

See for example https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35568#c5

> Which brings back to the OP. If quick starter wasn't loaded (I assume that
> someone who got a software installed by mistake didn't go to Options,
> Memory, etc and activated it deliberately) what prevented LO from being
> uninstalled?

Because there was a bug in LibreOffice installer, see

Best regards,

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