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How can I remove program in Windows Server 2008?

Posted on 2009-05-19
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I have Windows Server 2008 (64) as a domain controller in a small research group.  We need to remove a program.  The Control Panel is "empty" and I can't find "Programs and Features" suggested by Help.  There is no uninstall option on the software. How can I remove this program?  Thanks.
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by:TG_Tech
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"Add/Remove programs" is now called "Programs and Features" located in the control panel .
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by:brigham
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Unfortunately, when I click on the Control Panel there are no icons and only the phrase "This folder is empty."  
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by:kwakdoo
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Are you patched up to date?  What AV program are you using?  Does it do the same in Safe mode?
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by:TG_Tech
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Start > Run > appwiz.cpl
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by:brigham
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Thanks for your thoughts.
Our patches are up-to-date.  
We are not running any AV programs. I was a little misleading in saying that the icons don't show up.  In "Control Panel Home" I see all ten icons....from System and Maintenance to Additional Options.  When I click on "Programs" I get "There are no items to display."
I ran "appwiz.cpl" without error message, but without effect.  Remember we're running 64 Server 2008.
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by:brigham
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Thanks for the tip.  The Uninstall Tool 2.7.2 appears to have done the job.
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