Where are you clicking remove at? In WinXP you should be uninstalling from Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel. Are you getting any kind of error message?
yes, I am in the add/remove in the control panel.
I get no error message. I click on remove. get an hourglass for a second like it is going to do something.
I did a search that said I had to deactivate it before removal. I did that also. nothing.