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whitelighter72, Jun 17, 2010 #1 Sponsor TheShooter93 Cody Malware Specialist Joined: Jul 9, 2008 Messages: 11,184 Are you able to uninstall programs using uninstallers that come with them? I keep a paper copy of all my registration numbers handy. It is like their is not a path to an executable. Also wondering about a virus that has attacked the system and is waiting for me to delete the files to which then creates the bug to drive forward. have a peek at these guys

Does not work in safe mode or using different administrator account. whoot... They are working fine they just don't appear there. You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-windows_programs/addremove-programs-not-working/fc188fd9-ba96-4f6f-b9ae-023e0c117184

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Please try the request again. Thank you Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 21, 2004 Just a note of caution: When I followed the instructions to use the sfc Only problem is when I open add/remove programs, there is no way to remove programs. I will do a search in the malware forums and see what I can find there.

TechSpot is a registered trademark. Each key listed under Uninstall in the left pane of Registry Editor represents a program that is displayed in the Currently installed programs list of the Add or Remove Programs tool. Turn off system restore, this allows the program access to the file keep in your restore points. Windows 10 Cannot Open Control Panel Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Are you a data center professional? Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Any ideas on how to get it to work the right way and I'm hoping I don't have to run restore again...Thanks a lot for your help. -Neal Jan 13, http://windowsitpro.com/systems-management/why-cant-i-run-control-panel-addremove-programs-applet-under-windows-2000-and-lat under a terminal server session.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Cannot Uninstall Program Windows 10 I have heard from others that they think it's Itunes, or Norton but it is hard to say. Here are the specs on mine: PC Manufactuer: HP Pavillion Operating System: WinXP Media Center Edition Version 2002 SP2 Anti-Virus Software: Norton AV 2005 Firewall Software: Norton FW 2005 Norton System If you are concerned about the security risk of a certain cookie then check the information about it at a security site like www.symantec.com. 4.

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Let's see if we may be able to come up with a few commonalities and come up with a fix of our own. what exactly is it called so i can check that out first before i go on, and if i deleted it, which .cab file from my windows cd do i find Cannot Open Add Remove Programs Windows 7 The best choice 9 times out of 10 is quarantine it. Uninstall A Program Won't Open Windows 7 I always hear this complaint, "Norton Sucks"...

Jan 11, 2006 #14 ignacio_p TS Rookie Same Problem I have exactly the same problem with the remove program button,... http://newsgrouphosting.com/windows-10/how-do-i-remove-the-free-upgrade-to-windows-10.php Microsoft q266668 is lengthy process. Both are very good. You should also be able to keep it that way by doing virus and ad-ware definitions updates; system security updates from Microsoft; and most important using safe Internet practices regarding, web Appwiz.cpl Download

Try you SP and dump Norton. Try restarting, tapping Function 8 and go into Safe Mode then log in as Administrator and try again. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? check my blog I dont know the programs you have installed but it sounds to me it does not have an uninstall on the program or it is not registered,You have to manually remove

This caught my attention because i just installed SuperAntiSpyware Pro trial version but decided to downgrade to the free version. Malwarebytes Thanks very much for any help given. Thanks for the suggestion though.

Is that something I should be concerned about?

Also, the program I'm trying to remove won't run either, so I can't use its uninstaller. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Example: Using Semplice as an example, the Shell folder for that theme is called 'Shell', in this situation you'll need to rename the folder to 'Semplice'. I have a ton of memory so no worries.

About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Skip to Navigation Skip to Content Windows IT Pro Search: Connect With Us TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInRSS IT/Dev Connections If the program list is not correct in Add or Remove Programs, double-click the Uninstall.reg file that you saved to your desktop in step 5 to restore the original list of Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. ⌂HomeMailSearchNewsSportsFinanceCelebrityWeatherAnswersFlickrMobileMore⋁PoliticsMoviesMusicTVGroupsStyleBeautyTechShoppingInstall the new Firefox» Yahoo Answers 👤 Sign in ✉ Mail ⚙ Help Account Info Help Suggestions Send Feedback news If you just look at the initial screen there is no change/remove button.

Jan 20, 2010 #13 hrlow2 TS Rookie Posts: 136 Glad that Absolute Uninstaller was good for you.Way better than the brain-dead version from Windows. If it aint broke dont fix it. Try downloading and running a complete scan with](for starters) and try again. It worked fine before i left because i was clearing out some old, unused programs.

I was in safe mode when I ran the commands. Another fancy Norton trick... Example: Using 'Semplice' by KoL? Regards Howard :wave: :wave: Jan 26, 2007 #22 Sjbrand99 Banned Posts: 260 Still stuck (or just for searching reference). 1.) Go to your /WINDOWS/Resources/Themes directory, or wherever you may have

It does automatic updates, and provides real-time protection. You can only upload files of type PNG, JPG, or JPEG. Deleting, repairing or quarantining files? Jan 26, 2007 #24 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 That`s great news.

It opens up and the list populates, but when I select one and click "remove" nothing happens.