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Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now it was a last-chance attempt to fix my computer myself before taking it into the shop. Thank you, Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 28, 2005 Didn't need to run SFC, problem solved with regsvr command for a domain controller I have not ever run the virus scan in safe mode.I am using windows 2000 on this machine so don't have restore points but I do use ERUNT to backup the weblink

I simply downloaded SP2 two days ago, and since then Explorer was encountering an error and had to close upon starting my computer.. thomas9, Nov 28, 2010 #6 Caliban I don't need no steenkin' title! Proffitt Forum moderator / September 28, 2007 4:35 AM PDT In reply to: Windows 2000/NT: I can't get Add/remove programs to open That's quite interesting.On another brain damaged Windows 2000 that TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

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My Add/Remove Programs icon is completely gone from the Control Panel. AnonymousFeb 17, 2005, 11:34 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)Bob;You may have a virus or spyware.Follow the yellow section on this link:http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/slowcom.htm-- Jupiter Jones [MVP]http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/"Broomstick_Bob" wrote in message news:[email protected]> Is there something else I can do to be able to run Control Panel Add/Remove Programs applet under Windows XP Professional? Whether it solves the problem or not, it will always benefit your computer, I run it at least once a week.

and where would i replace it to? Jan 19, 2010 #5 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 You can also try launching Add/Remove Programs by clicking Start->Run, then enter: appwiz.cpl and click OK. (the file is Again, thank you! Windows 10 Cannot Open Control Panel Try downloading and running a complete scan with](for starters) and try again.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Ok by tomron / September 4, 2007 9:03 AM PDT In reply to: I tried the instructions Try SAFE MODETom Flag Permalink This Can't Open Uninstall A Program Windows 10 Jan 18, 2010 #2 jwingpg TS Rookie Topic Starter No hard drive activity. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Jan 20, 2010 #13 hrlow2 TS Rookie Posts: 136 Glad that Absolute Uninstaller was good for you.Way better than the brain-dead version from Windows.

Jan 19, 2010 #7 jwingpg TS Rookie Topic Starter strategic said: ↑ Hmmm... Appwiz.cpl Windows 10 Join the community here, it only takes a minute. When I try to access any of those, I get a Windows Error Message saying "Another program is currently using this file." I've tried closing all unknown processes via Windows Task When I open the control panel, there's a link to "uninstall programs" but clicking on it no longer does anything.

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As far as uninstalling iTunes, grab Revo Uninstaller and try to get rid of the iTunes with that. Sep 6, 2006 #2 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Cannot Open Add Remove Programs Windows 7 In this Master Class, we will start from the ground up, walking you through the basics of PowerShell, how to create basic scripts and building towards creating custom modules to achieve Uninstall A Program Won't Open Windows 7 I have Windows XP, Professional, 2002 SP3.

TechSpot is a registered trademark. have a peek at these guys Any idea how to fix this problem or is there another way to launch the app? Problem solved. To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Appwiz.cpl Download

Log In or Register to post comments John burke (not verified) on Jun 7, 2004 worked a treat, thankyou so much. Already have an account? So my plan was to uninstall and re-install the 32-bit version, which is when I realized I had a bigger problem. check over here AnonymousFeb 17, 2005, 5:31 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)When I go into the control panel and try to click on add/remove programs, it just doesn't open, no error message

Any suggestions? Cannot Uninstall Program Windows 10 Caliban, Nov 28, 2010 #7 thomas9 Private E-2 No Norton or Symantec programs running. Jan 20, 2010 #10 strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020 @yangly18 That method has already been suggested by LookinAround ...

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Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion I can't get Add/remove programs to open I also ran advanced system care. Just a blank window. Malwarebytes truely saved me a lot of trouble..

These commands must be run as administrator. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks for the report. For those still having trouble, trie also Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q329862 Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jul 23, 2005 Great goodness.. this content whoot...

Jan 19, 2010 #4 hrlow2 TS Rookie Posts: 136 I personally use AbsoluteUninstaller. I installed the files that you mentioned, and was able to get rid of the 0x000006ba error. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account?