Swapped Mother board and cpus and I made a mistake

Ok so I took an AMD cpu and mother board set up out of a computer and swapped it out with an Intel cpu and mother board set up.
I was lazy and i didnt do a fresh install of windows. Instead i attempted to uninstall everything, but as the idiot i am, i started deleting folders first instead of programs.... (derp) My mistake on that, so now i have a program called "AMD Catalyst Instal manager" which won't uninstall, because i deleted the folder... so im kind of lost being that i dont have any driver discs or would even know where to look to repair the folders i erased.

Secondly I have several GPU folders from the ATI gpu that was installed with the previous set up, that will not uninstal because it says that they are in use, and i cannot find/will not allow me to end the processes in my task manager.

I really dont want to back up my files and do a fresh restart of windows because i move a cross the country in 2 days, im just hoping some one can help push me in the right direction to fix my mistakes.
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  1. If the folders were not too big in file size, maybe they are still in the recycle bin, have you checked there?
  2. I emptied it... My main concern now is removing the Catalyst instal manager. I removed gpu tweak with a 3rd part uninstaller, but i still have an "ATI Technologies folder" that wont delete, and its process wont end... currently researching in there's anything i have to look for in regedit.
  3. Best answer
    You can try downloading and running the AMD Clean Uninstall tool. It can remove ALL AMD software from the PC, including drivers for video card, audio, chipsets, CPUs / APUs, Catalyst Control Center, Install Manager...etc.
  4. Ugh i should have figured there was an executable for this... i have a bad habit of trying to deal with all of my computer issues manually, often forgetting computers can work for me.. Thank you.
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