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All The Programs In My Add/remove Programs List Are Gone!


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#1 fire adept

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Posted 15 June 2007 - 06:05 PM

my mom tells me she was uninstalling yahoo and she followedw the prompt to restart the computer. She then went back to install it again (she thinks when the website is having problems she needs to uninstall and install it again....)and it wouldn't work because the site is having difficulties. So she goes back to the program list and all it has is
Adobe Album Photoshop 2.0 Starter Edition
Adobe Reader 6.0.1
Freetar
Google Toolbar for IE
HpSdpAppCoreApp
iTunes
Java SE Runtime Enviroment SE v1.4.2_03
Java SE Runtime Enviroment 6 Update 1
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft Plus! Digital Media Edition
Microsoft Visual J# .NET Redistributable Package 1.1
Microsoft Works 7.0
Quicktime
WebFldrs XP

I have no idea what could have caused it besides the yahoo stuff but I don't see why that would delete most of the programs from the list... help is appreciated!
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 06:18 PM

Try this:
Start / Run / and type; cmd / OK
At the command prompt type: regsvr32 appwiz.cpl (Note the space between 32, and appwiz)
Click the Enter key.
When finished, type; exit.
Click the Enter key.
Reboot and see if it works now.
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 06:27 PM

That didn't change anything on the Add/Remove Programs list...
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 06:36 PM

If you know the date the Add/remove list was corrupted, you could do a system restore to the day before.
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 06:51 PM

Is there anything else I could do before I resort to a system restore?
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 07:33 PM

Anybody?
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 07:59 PM

More than likely an improper uninstall caused the problem. You could do a search for files of the program. You could attempt a reinstall/uninstall of yahoo. I have googled the problem and solutions require editing the registry which is essentially one of the functions of system restore. If it was Yahoo toolbar that was uninstalled there may have been an addon to the toolbar that was not shut down before the uninstall that caused the problem. I Don't use Yahoo so I am not familiar with the addons such as IM and such.
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A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”

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Posted 15 June 2007 - 08:52 PM

I restored it to yesterday and all the programs are back! Thanks for the help!
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 09:10 PM

YAHOOOO!
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”




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