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Programs not showing up in Control Panel Add/Remove

by tunesmith3000 / March 11, 2007 12:13 AM PST

I have several programs that work quite well, with no apparent problems, that do not appear in my add/remove programs. Specifically, they are Adobe Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, Adobe InDesign CS2, Acrobat Pro 7.0, and SwishMax. I need to uninstall InDesign but cannot. Any ideas?

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Re: Programs not showing up in Control Panel Add/Remove
by Tufenuf / March 11, 2007 12:32 AM PST
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First, it's just a list. Not enforced by the OS.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 11, 2007 12:54 AM PST

So what to do?

1. Install the program again and hope it shows up.
2. See if the menu in Start, Programs has an uninstall.
3. See if Add Remove Pro (a free program) will uninstall it.

Bob

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unintall program not show in control panel add or remove
by nitinksks / March 10, 2009 6:46 AM PDT

i want to uninstall A360 antivirus that is not showing in control panel add or remove.
so how can i unistall it form our laptop.
my laptop model is y-410
os window xp servise pack-2

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That is MALWARE. We have a discussion about it at link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 10, 2009 7:54 AM PDT
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Not showing up on the control panel
by cnetdoubt / June 13, 2011 11:50 AM PDT

It happened to me once when i tried to remove a p2p software, somud ,from my computer.from the start menu i found the location of the folder containing the application which had the file name "unist" or something like that.After clicking the file,the application got uninstalled.Make sure you have not kept the application is not open.If it is open right click the application icon on the task bar and choose exit.Hope it helps someone.

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