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Add & remove folder in control panel

by karenabotta / May 16, 2006 1:59 PM PDT

Hello,
I seem to have lost the ''remove'' button in my add/remove folder. Don't have any idea why! Can anyone tell me how to fix it???? Please!
Karen
XP Home 2002 sp2
AMD Athlon 2500+ 1.85 ghz 512 ram

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When I click on a link in the Add/Remove box
by DarCLew2 / May 16, 2006 2:10 PM PDT

at the end of the link it has Change/Remove. If it is missing then I would go to system Restore to an earlier time when it did work. Darrell Lewis

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System restore sounds good...
by tomron / May 16, 2006 2:19 PM PDT

Heres a LINK you can check out.

Tom

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Had the same problem a while back
by CesiaS / May 16, 2006 5:25 PM PDT
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ty
by karenabotta / May 16, 2006 5:46 PM PDT

I don't have all of the programs listed in the fix either... Glad to know I'm not alone...But wish we could fix it... The second link you sent, I'm not sure I want to do without help...Anyone know if it worked?
Thanks for the info....
Still no buttons in add & remove
Karen

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Is yours fixed???
by karenabotta / May 16, 2006 5:48 PM PDT

You said had that problem What happened to get them back???
Karen

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I had to reinstall
by CesiaS / May 16, 2006 7:01 PM PDT
In reply to: Is yours fixed???

in my case (and the other mentioned in the second thread)
I could not apply any of the suggested fixes as HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
\SOFTWARE
\Microsoft......\Uninstall\<Program Name> - the programs I lost buttons for were no longer listed.


Have you checked- in my case a lot of programs totally disappeared from Add/Remove folder.

I had to reinstall programs one by one.
If you find a solution please let me know.
Cesia.

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Karen, check this site
by retired / May 16, 2006 9:57 PM PDT
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Also here
by retired / May 16, 2006 10:27 PM PDT
In reply to: Karen, check this site

Scroll down to #337 right hand pane and download the fix to your desktop and double click, ok the prompt.

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I did try that
by karenabotta / May 17, 2006 9:04 AM PDT
In reply to: Karen, check this site

I didn't have the folders , where they said to go.
I couldn't change them

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Whoops, it's early, i'm still half asleep
by retired / May 16, 2006 10:28 PM PDT
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Well what now?
by karenabotta / May 17, 2006 10:53 AM PDT

I tried the link...& installed fix...But It's still the same...No buttons! Any other ideas?
Ty so much for you imput & time!
Karen

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(NT) (NT) The link I provided did'nt work?
by tomron / May 17, 2006 1:00 PM PDT
In reply to: Well what now?
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The fix didn't work...
by karenabotta / May 17, 2006 5:22 PM PDT

Unless I did it wrong...I saved the file to desk top & ran it... was that it?

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saved the file to desk top & ran it.
by tomron / May 17, 2006 7:46 PM PDT
In reply to: The fix didn't work...

I don't understand,no where in the link i provided it mentions saving a file.

In my first post,the link talks about going into the registry,nothing to do with saving files.

Tom

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This link
by karenabotta / May 18, 2006 7:36 AM PDT
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Karen
by tomron / May 18, 2006 7:54 AM PDT
In reply to: This link

My very first post(user name tomron)

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Add/remove entries
by CesiaS / May 17, 2006 1:26 PM PDT
In reply to: Well what now?

Karen, when you go to Add/Remove Programs -are there programs installed on your computer that are not listed ? ( not only buttons missing , but programs not listed in Add/Remove?)

If so then your case seems exactly like mine . I tried all the suggestions offered on this forum, nothing worked, perhaps you need to install these programs again.


Cesia

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most are there
by karenabotta / May 17, 2006 5:30 PM PDT
In reply to: Add/remove entries

There may be a few I can't find in add/remove...But there are many there, but when I tried to Do Tom's fix On winxpfix page, Under uninstall in REGEDIT... Most of the programs didn't show there... Hope that's clear!
TY TOM & CESIA
Karen

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