View Full Version : add/remove programs disappeared

22-07-2005, 03:57 PM
When I checked the add/remove programs in Control Panel the list has disappeared. I have TweakUI but no programs are listed there which I can make visible. I am running Win ME.

22-07-2005, 04:23 PM
If you're comfortable working with the registry, try this:

Start the Registry Editor (REGEDIT.EXE) and navigate to this key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Uninstall

Have a look and see if your installed progs are listed here.

Make a backup of this 'Uninstall' registry key (File Menu/Export) to your desktop or somewhere, and/or export your whole registry. Then delete just the Uninstall key. Reboot.

Just double-click the exported Uninstall key to reinstall it to the registry.

Also look here:


HTH :)

Ooops - just noticed you're running ME. But the Uninstall key should still be there.

22-07-2005, 04:41 PM
Did the trick, Thanks!

22-07-2005, 04:45 PM