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ADD REMOVE PROGRAMS ICON IN WINDOWS 2000 CONTROL PANEL

Posted on 2004-03-23
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I HAVE A PROBLEM AND HAVE HAD IT FOR A WHILE, THE ADD REMOVE PROGRAMS ICON EXISTS IN CONTROL PANEL BUT WHEN YOU CLICK ON IT, NOTHING HAPPENS, ABSOLUTLY NOTHING. I CAN INSTALL PROGRAM S FINE BUT CANNOT GET IN THERE TO UNINSTALL ITEMS. HOW CAN I CORRECT THIS PROBLEM?
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by:kabaam
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click start/run
type in:
SFC /Scannow

this checks the system files for errors
gl
chad
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No tneither of the above suggestions worked or resolved my problem. I still cannot get access to the add remove programs.
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Isigow earned 2000 total points
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This should do it:
http://www.jsifaq.com/subm/tip6000/rh6032.htm
Had the same problem before, this cleared it right up

Isi
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by:kabaam
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Isi,
Will that same fix work in xp?  Can you post it for this one here as well?
thanks
Chad
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/WinXP/Q_20928901.html
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by:Isigow
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As far as I know it fails on WinXP (but obviously it could be tried), but I read in Experts-exchange a few weeks ago that WinSockXPFix repaired the problem http://members.shaw.ca/techcd/WinsockXPFix.exe
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