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How to clean add/remove registry entries.

I have some items showing up in my Add/Remove screen and I was wondering how can I manually clean these out? These programs no longer are installed on my computer and I can't delete them.

System: XP Pro SP2

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jray9242
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
You can use the clean-up utility described and linked to here:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/AddRemove.htm
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johnb6767Commented:
Search the registry under the following Key fot the name you want to remove....

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

Then simply delete the subkey on the left under the Uninstall Key...Back up the registry first, so there is a failsafe if something goes wrong...
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Christopher McKayMicrosoft Network AdministratorCommented:
The entries in Add/Remove Programs are stored in the registry in this location:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Uninstall

You could use regedit to go there and manually remove the unwanted entries.

Hope this helps!

:o)

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jray9242Author Commented:
Awesome guys!

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