Monday, December 11, 2006

Manually Remove Programs from the Add/Remove Programs List.

We don’t like if something goes wrong and we don’t how to fix it, but things happened. When you uninstall a program and that program still listed in Add/Remove Programs List, maybe this can help you. Follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  2. Locate and click the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion \Uninstall.
  3. After you click the Uninstall registry key, click Export Registry File on the Registry menu.
  4. In the Export Registry File dialog box, click Desktop in the Save in box, type uninstall in the File name box, and then click Save.
  5. Each key under Uninstall represents a program that appears in Add/Remove Programs. To determine which program that each key represents, click the key, and then view the following values:

DisplayName - the value data for the DisplayName key is the name that is listed in Add/Remove Programs
UninstallString - the value data for the UninstallString key is the program that is used to uninstall the program

  1. After you identify the registry key that represents the program that is still in Add/Remove Programs, right-click the key, and then click Delete.
  2. After you delete the key, click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  3. In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  4. In Add/Remove Programs, verify that the program for which you deleted the registry key is not listed.
  5. If the program list is not correct in Add/Remove Programs, you can double-click the Uninstall.reg file on your desktop to restore the original list of programs in the registry.
  6. If the program list is correct in Add/Remove Programs, you can right-click the Uninstall.reg file on your desktop, and then click Delete.
Applies to: Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, Microsoft Windows 95

Enjoy .......

1 comment:

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