Control Panel: Add/Remove Programs Screwed Up
Anyone heard from Microsoft on this? If you go to the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall, you'll find a list of programs that have registered for appearing in the Add or Remove Programs control panel. Easy enough, right? And snapping to a letter would be great also (e.g. weblink
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Actually, given the relative priority of this bug, I can't imagine a team ever getting to it, so maybe my vote is just to leave it as is. loren November 22, 2008 12:16 PM how do I unistall a program that says error insetup.exe khiara November 25, 2008 12:47 AM I am attempting to re-install a program on my I would just be diligent to create restore points before patches and application installs, and to check that control panel to see if the prob happens again, so I can rollback Join over 733,556 other people just like you!
And I was not able to uninstall it as well. You can write the most ugly, unmatched, illegal garbage and it will often render without any indication that it's garbage. Therefore, there must be a finite number of inhabited worlds. Ask Leo! » Windows » Windows Programs Removing a program from the Add/Remove programs can be done by accessing your Control Panel.
Disabling Add/Remove Programs Access Start Registry Editor (Start > Run > "regedit") Disable Current User: In the left panel, navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Uninstall Disable All Users: In the left panel, navigate to I am the admin. This is a similar problem but doesn't have the exact symptoms of -1. Made worse by the fact it was so close to the top of the list.
I went ahead and tried installing ZoneAlarm to see what would happen and it installed with no problems at all and is working fine. Thanks a lot for your help, Neal Jan 15, 2005 #5 Paul TS Rookie Posts: 58 KentGOP said: There's no add/remove option for any of the programs that are installed; Jan 15, 2005 #6 anoblenate TS Rookie add/remove programs as gone crazy for me, too i was away for a few days. Probe the crappy app somehow, searching for a meaningful icon?
This is UI / usability matter. Thanks Dean. Jun 7, 2005 #9 smatty TS Rookie On launch add/remove control panel (WIn XP Pro, SP2) the list of apps is present, but only programs installed roughly after June have the Something like "we should display a blank space if the display icon is bad" should never be done.
If you just look at the initial screen there is no change/remove button. have a peek at these guys We are sorry for the inconvenience." There is an option to 'Close' or 'Debug' but when clicking on 'Debug' nothing happens. Something always gets screwed up each time I attempt to disable and install new programs. the program in my list cant be remove, how can i remove that??
It solved the problem (quite a shock for me). Chris Miller says: May 27, 2005 at 9:20 am Normally I'm in the camp of not having the OS bend over backwards to fix buggy programs, but this is one of You may also... check over here This confuses me.
I did this to one machine and decided to leave the other turned off until the new update was ready. If this is your first time editing the registry, please read this guide to get you started. Joku says: May 26, 2005 at 5:39 pm In this particular case I think the right action is that if there is a problem with the icon, a big red X
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Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. The other consideration is that the installer part of an application may get less resources thrown at it by the software company. I mean, all the other dozens of programs in my list get it right. (I'm not sure if newer AutoCad versions have fixed this…and I'm sure my company in no hurry wix uninstall share|improve this question asked Mar 14 '12 at 11:01 fredley 14.3k2896182 There are two main approaches: fix the package (either in place with a tool like orca,
You need to rename this folder from Shell to the name of the theme your currently using. lochlomonder replied Feb 7, 2017 at 9:04 AM ee Brightbox TerryNet replied Feb 7, 2017 at 9:02 AM Still counting to 1,000,000 #5 knucklehead replied Feb 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM Do you think that Add/Remove Programs is all that got messed up? this content i wonder if my registry got screwed up, or something similar.
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The format of the icon registration is a filename, optionally followed by a comma and a decimal number. I got the system recovered, removed the xp antivirus in safe mode, and re installed a few pieces of software I lost. How can I remove that item from the list? Advertisement Recent Posts What Are You Watching?
Let's see if we may be able to come up with a few commonalities and come up with a fix of our own. This guide is included as part of the Windows Guides security and administration series. If the file is an .ICO file, the return value is 1." so the test for hIco != NULL doesn't work… ssobajic says: May 26, 2005 at 3:34 pm Why can't But in the end, Norton seems the number one suspect.
Please visit the main page if you would like to learn why this guide may be useful. The installation process started at first and it did the partial un-install as usual and then I got an error, something about not being able to read some .xml file, Access Some of them might have been so kind as to provide a "DisplayIcon" value, thereby saving the control panel the indignity of having to guess at an appropriate icon. Xavier says: May 26, 2005 at 2:15 pm That should read "…shouldn't display anything…" where it says "…should display anything…" binaryc says: May 26, 2005 at 2:18 pm I'm still not
When I attempt to remove it from there, I get a pop up box that says, "setup resource not found." Is there anyone that has a clue how I can get I'm over it now, i've spent way too many hours over the last couple of days trying to find an answer online and no solution here either, so here in about I can't see anyone being that noble for that long before it becomes a complete chore to do anything. Looks like this has been going on for a while and no one has a fix..or if they do they have not posted it yet.
Fábio says: May 26, 2005 at 1:11 pm Instead of showing a blank space or the invalid icon it should display a default icon. Paul is the author of more than 30 computer books that have sold nearly two million copies worldwide. Jokes aside, I hope this is correct as I will start registering an uninstall icon in my programs and my clueless customers will not be happy if A/RP is broken when
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