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program i did not install listed under programs?

Question: program i did not install listed under programs?

hi

i was uninstalling a program and noticed this program had been installed i did not install it or agree to it is it a virus ?

its the one at the top highlited and underlined


thanks for any help you can provide

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Answer: program i did not install listed under programs?

Hello Billy,

"Search Protection" looks like one of those extra options not paid attention to that get installed while installing another program. I'd recommend to uninstall this garbage.

Search Protection by Spigot - Should I Remove It?

?The Spigot Search Settings is an application which is part of the Spigot Toolbar. Spigot searchsettings.exe'spurpose is to check periodically your default search engine and restore it to Yahoo in case you agreed to set it to Yahoo in the first place and another application is trying to change it. It's easy to uninstall Spigot Inc Seach Settings at any time. Since the application is part of the toolbar, you must uninstall the Spigot toolbar and that will remove all tracks of searchsettings.exe spigot. Removing a Spigot toolbar from the control panel is easy - Just follow the steps below. Neither the Toolbar nor search settings Spigot Inc are not Spigot Malware, they are simple programs that can be removed easily from your machine. The toolbar communicates with our servers from time to time to check for available software updates such as bug fixes, patches, enhanced functions and new versions. By installing the toolbar, you agree to automatically request and receive updates. When there is a material change to the reference notices or the toolbar software, we will notify you though a pop-up in your web browser. At that point you will be given the chance to accept the new changes and update the toolbar or decline the new changes and do not update the toolbar. Uninstall instructions are also presented at this point. If you wish to turn off automatic updates, you can do so from the "Options" menu in the toolbar.?

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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.I have just installed program but when I went into all programs it is not listed,But when I go into control center then uninstall programs it is listed can someone explain it would not be listed in all programs.

Answer:Program not listed in all programs

You may have to turn the computer off and on again for it to appear. What's the program?

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Hi,

I recently installed and uninstalled a program. However, the entry for the program still remains in the Installed Programs list in the Control Panel. I have examined the Registry keys under uninstall and I cannot find this program listed there to be manually deleted. How do I remove this entry? Any advice is appreciated.

Answer:Uninstalled program still listed in Installed Programs

have you done a reboot since you uninstalled the program?
Only time ive had this happen, there has been remainders of the program in program files. Deleting them solved the issue for me.

out of interest what is the program? ill do some searching to see if this is a common issue.

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I have Win Vista Home Basic SP2.
I want to uninstall BBC iPlayer but cannot find it in the list of programs.
Where is this programme located and how can I remove it,please?

Answer:Uninstall program not listed in Control Panel/Programs & Features

These instructions from the iPlayer site should take you through the process.

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I noticed a program in the Contro panel/Programs listed with a Java logo called AV Books, (no publisher listed) at 51 GB. Anybody know what it is?

Answer:Java AV Books program, listed in Control panel/programs at 51GB?

Have you downloaded a program (or an entire book) for digital books\ebooks?  While in the Control Panel\Add-Remove Programs list, did you click on the entry for more information?  Need more details.   You could do a Google search for "Java AV Books" and probably find more information than you ever wanted. 

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I have xp home. I use word perfect 12. I installed word perfect 8 today just to see if it would help me open some files that wouldn't open in 12 (it didn't work.) Now I want to uninstall word perfect 8, but it is not listed in add/remove programs and I can't find an uninstall feature anywhere, whether on the wp program or on xp....how do I get rid of it?
 

Answer:Solved: How do I remove program not listed in "programs"?

Look in the directory that WP 8.0 is installed in. Sort by file type and look for an uninstall.exe or something along those lines.
 

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Hi everyone,

I'm currently running BitDefender 9 but it is going to expire in a few days time so I was after the new version. I downloaded the trial from the BitDefender website but when I tried to install it, I was told I needed to uninstall my current version.

I went to Add/Remove programs like usual but for some reason BitDefender is not listed. I went to BitDefender in programs and clicked 'modify, repair or uninstall' and it tells me 'this action is only valid for products that are currently installed'.

I have no idea how I'm meant to uninstall BitDefender 9 since it is not listed! The program is clearly running and installed so I have no idea why it would not be shown as a currently installed program!

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Installed Program Not Listed Under Installed Programs

See if this http://www.howtogetridofstuff.com/co...nted-programs/ will help, scroll down to the section What to do if the program isn?t listed in the ?Add/Remove Programs? list.

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It began when I was browsing and out-of-the-blue a popup saying "HDD Failure - etc. etc. We recommend you restart your machine" came up, it looked legit so I checked out my PC to see some desktop items (not all) had dissappeared. Naturally I restarted machine and went on my normal user;

- my desktop was completely black and their were no icons, their were only a few programs listed in all programs aswell.

- A program called "Windows XP Fix" was running, it was obviously false software, I managed to delete its root (i think) from All Users / Application Data / 01032483.exe (or something)

- A program called browser+ was in my All Programs which it let me uninstall.

- If i go to a different user there's desktop icons and i can use my browser (still limited All Programs though) but if i click on a link it sends me to different web pages like canadasasquach.com or matalan.com (lol?) it's really messed :/)

Stuff is attached I appreciate your help <3
- Axel

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DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Run by Mum at 2:48:22 on 2011-07-09
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============== Running Processes ===============
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\??\C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG10\avgchsvx.exe
\??\C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG10\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\SCardSvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\netdde.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msdtc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\aspnet_state.exe
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Answer:No Desktop icons or programs listed in All Programs, random false sofware viruses ++

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One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan/rootkit.

This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, log keystrokes, steal critical system information, and download and execute files without your knowledge.

If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

Please refer to Microsoft's Online Safety article for tips on creating a strong password.

Do not change passwords or do any transactions from the infected computer until it has been cleaned.

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I have been noticing some ridiculous lag that occurs at seemingly random times. It's not as bad as it was before I ran malwarebytes; however I still get random spikes of lag. Usually when this happens I see certain programs in the task manager that I almost never see. They are listed below:

dllhost.exe *32 (multiple instances)
dpnsvr.exe *32
dllhst3g *32
ctfmon.exe *32
NAPSTAT.exe
logagent.exe
msfeedssync.exe
wextraxt.exe
upnpcont.exe
rundll32.exe
 

Answer:Unknown programs causing HUGE lag and CPU usage (suspected programs listed in post)

Hello,

They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll be working with you.

Before we start please read and note the following:

At the top of your post, please click on the "Watch thread" button and make sure to check Watch this thread...and receive email notifications. This will send an email to you as soon as I reply to your topic, allowing me to solve your problem faster.
Please do not install any new software during the cleaning process other than the tools I provide for you. This can hinder the cleaning process. Please do not perform System Restore or any other restore.
Instructions I give to you are very simple and made for complete beginner to follow. That's why you need to read through my instructions carefully and completely before executing them.
Please do not run any tools other than the ones I ask you to, when I ask you to. Some of these tools can be very dangerous if used improperly. Also, if you use a tool that I have not requested you use, it can cause false positives, thereby delaying the complete cleaning of your machine.

All tools we use here are completely clean and do not contain any malware. If your antivirus detects them as malicious, please disable your antivirus and then continue.
If during the process you run across anything that is not in my instructions, please stop and ask. If any tool is running too much time (few hours), please stop and inform me.
I visit forum several times at day, making sure to respond to everyon... Read more

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I'm running Windows 7 and a few months back had to remove Snap.do and some other unwanted programs.  I managed to get them off, I beleive.  I'm not sure, but I beleive I had to delete some folders to get them off fully. Subsequent Superantispyware runs did not report any unwanted programs.
This morning Avast alerted me Snap.do was back.  I opened a browser and confirmed the home page was hijacked.  Avast said it could remove it for me and when I looked, the home page was back and Snap.do wasn't on my list of programs in control panel>prorams and features.
I ran malware bytes and nothing too bad was found.  I ran Superantispyware and it reported regcleaner pro, Advanced Sysrem Protector and AppsHat Mobile Apps were installed.  I let the Super antispyware try to remove them and also cleaned out some tracking cookies.  I cehcked programs and the 3 weren't there.  Re-running Super antispyware however keeps reporting they're in my system.
 
Boopme kindly walked me through the DDS process and I'm posting the logs
I did post on another help site before knowing the rule of no posting elsewhere.  I closed that thread, so please do not shut this down.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17126
Run by Valued Customer at 20:40:49 on 2014-06-27
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8147.5962 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131... Read more

Answer:spyware scanner found unwanted programs not listed in programs and features II

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I'm running Windows 7 and a few months back had to remove Snap.do and some other unwanted programs.  I managed to get them off, I beleive.  I'm not sure, but I beleive I had to delete some folders to get them off fully. Subsequent Superantispyware runs did not report any unwanted programs.
This morning Avast alerted me Snap.do was back.  I opened a browser and confirmed the home page was hijacked.  Avast said it could remove it for me and when I looked, the home page was back and Snap.do wasn't on my list of programs in control panel>prorams and features.
I ran malware bytes and nothing too bad was found.  I ran Superantispyware and it reported regcleaner pro, Advanced Sysrem Protector and AppsHat Mobile Apps were installed.  I let the Super antispyware try to remove them and also cleaned out some tracking cookies.  I cehcked programs and the 3 weren't there.  Re-running Super antispyware however keeps reporting they're in my system.
Any ideas?  Was my original removal not successful?  Can these apps hide?

Answer:spyware scanner found unwanted programs not listed in programs and features

Hello Splungee, this one is a bit tricky.Please follow the instructions in THIS GUIDE starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it HERE. Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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I reinstalled Windows XP. For some reason, all of my old programs show up in Windows Explorer, but not in the Start Menu or in Control Panel/Add Remove Programs. Is there a way to fix this?

Thanks for any help.

Answer:Programs Not Listed in Start Menu Or Add/Remove Programs

Hey, i assume when you re-installed XP you attempted to keep your programs?

When re-installing XP i believe the registry is re-written, which would account for them being missing from the Add/Remove programs panel.

As for the start menu, star menu entries can be found in these two directories:

Code:
C:/Documents and Settings/All Users/Start Menu
C:/Documents and Settings/[Your Username]/Start Menu
i'm assuming they've been re-written too, if the programs still run then all you need to do is drag a shortcut to the main EXE into one of them folders, if they don't i suggest you re-install them.

Could you clarify how you re-installed XP? did you choose some non-destructive re-install(in order to keep your programs)?

Cheers,
Jamey

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I reinstalled Windows XP. For some reason, all of my old programs show up in Windows Explorer, but not in the Start Menu or in Control Panel/Add Remove Programs. Is there a way to fix this?

Thanks for any help.
 

Answer:Programs Not Listed in Start Menu Or Add/Remove Programs

I would guess that you need to re-install all of them for them to do that,its just a guess,try it with one and see if it works .....
 

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I just installed Window 7 professional in place of Windows 7 Ultimate RC to which I subscribed. I was not pleased to do a clean install as opposed to an upgrade and was not informed about it.

When I reinstalled Office 2007, my outlook does not work, although exchange on the web works. I get the following error message:

There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default programs control panel

Answer:There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default programs control panel

Louis,This issue may occur if the Outlook registry key is corrupted. When other programs try to use the Outlook Simple MAPI interface, they cannot retrieve the required information from the registry.You must first remove the corrupted Outlook registry key, and then perform a Detect and Repair operation to have Outlook rebuild the key. To do this, follow these steps:
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type regedit, and then press ENTER.
In Registry Editor, locate the following subkey in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Mail\Microsoft Outlook
Select the subkey, and then press DELETE.
Click Yes.
Quit Registry Editor.
Start Outlook.
On the Help menu, click Office Diagnostics.
Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the repair.

Important:Above section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows.Hope above information helps.

Pooja Katiyar

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Some (3, out of maybe 20) of my installed Programs, all working perfectly well, are not listed in Control Panel -> Programs and Features.

Any ideas on how to rectify this, please?

Thank you.

Answer:Some installed Programs not listed in Programs and Features...

Some programs do not really "Install" by using normal installation process by writing entries in the Registry and so don't show up as uninstallable. "Portable programs" are an example. If they don't have Uninstall.exe (or similar file) in it's folder, you can just delete folder and shortcut.

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When I go to the Change or Remove Programs Button of the Add-Remove Programs window in the Control Panel, there are no programs listed at all. The window is totally blank. The list for the Currently Installed Programs is completely empty. Does anyone know how I can get my installed programs displayed so that I can delete a couple? Any reason why this would happen?

I have Windows XP.

Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:No programs listed in Add/Remove Programs Window

Please don't post duplicate threads for the same problem.

Closing duplicate, Please continue with this here:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=267053
 

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When I go to the Change or Remove Programs Button of the Add-Remove Programs window in the Control Panel, there are no programs listed at all. The window is totally blank. The list for the Currently Installed Programs is completely empty. Does anyone know how I can get my installed programs displayed so that I can delete a couple? Any reason why this would happen?

I have Windows XP.

Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:No programs listed in Add/Remove Programs Window

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When I go to the Change or Remove Programs Button of the Add-Remove Programs window in the Control Panel, there are no programs listed at all. The window is totally blank. The list for the Currently Installed Programs is completely empty. Does anyone know how I can get my installed programs displayed so that I can delete a couple? Any reason why this would happen?

I have Windows XP.

Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:No programs listed in Add/Remove Programs Window

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Some (3, out of maybe 20) of my installed Programs, all working perfectly well, are not listed in Control Panel -> Programs and Features.

Any ideas on how to rectify this, please?

Thank you.

Answer:Some installed Programs not listed in Programs and Features...

Some programs do not really "Install" by using normal installation process by writing entries in the Registry and so don't show up as uninstallable. "Portable programs" are an example. If they don't have Uninstall.exe (or similar file) in it's folder, you can just delete folder and shortcut.

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Hello you really nice people. Since you have helped me on several occasions, I thought I'd try one more time.

I don't know exactly when it happened; however, at some point after I installed winXP as a dual boot and have been trying out some dvd burning software, I cannot add/remove programs in win2000... it states that "no programs are currently installed on this computer."

I have tried spybot (which found a few things and have been repaired)... I have tried Norton PC Doctor (which found a few things, all of which could not necessarily be repaired) and as a last resort I downloaded a freeware program Add/Remove Programs to get my program uninstalled.

In the midst of all this, I foolishly installed service pack 4 and then had to promptly uninstall it (I think it was a conflict with my video capture card -- got the blue screen of death at reboot [even in safe mode!!]). I was able to uninstall that because I had the good sense to back up and let it give me the uninstall option.

Any other ideas ??? I am going blind trying to follow the msn knowledge base suggestions checking the registry...

I don't know what information you need from me to try and help me out, so if you need any logs or stuff that I see other people post, please let me know how to capture that information for you as well... I'm pretty computer smart, just not really troubleshooting experienced... in other words, I just build em and learn as I go along.

For starters:

PIV 1.... Read more

Answer:Win2000 - Add/Remove Programs - No Programs Listed??

I'm bumping this up... I still have found no solutions... I've run Norton PC Doctor and WinDoctor... spybot... housecalls... I've reinstalled 2000 to repair and still no luck....

Someone out there has to know how to resolve this stupid error. I just know it's something simple that I don't know about... or as I always say... it's just something stupid... it almost always is.

Help please???????????

Patty
 

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i need help with my pc, a while ago i began to notcie that wen i started some programs msiexec would start 2 load and try to install programs. this is now spreading throughout my program files and every week r so it happens with more programs / Msiexec - Windows installer loads before the program and tries to install the last program that i installed. it then hangs on the install window till i kill the process and then finially the program loads. Please could any1 help.

i have checked for virus's and spyware/malware but found nothing. here is a hjt log if it is of any use:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 13:16:38, on 18/11/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
D:\My Program Files\firewall\Smc.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\My Program Files\avast\aswUpdSv.exe
D:\My Program Files\avast\ashServ.exe
D:\Program Files\Prevx1\PXAgent.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\My Program Files\avast\ashWebSv.exe
D:\Program Files\ABIT\ABIT uGuru\uGuru.exe
D:\My Program Files\Ad-aware 6\Ad-watch.exe
D:\My Program Files\mouse.keypad\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
D:\MYPROG~1\avast\ashDisp.exe
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Answer:Programs Trying To Install On Program Startup! please help

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Hello .

I have seen a lot of programs which do not need any help form you to install it . Just click at a red icon and he do the job.

my question is which program do that.

and there is an example .

Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5 - Final
 

Answer:please help : what are programs which used to do this program ( auto install)

Hi hamdy,
Decide what progs you need. Work out what you're going to use your machine for. Come back and ask for suggested tried & tested progs.
Don't just go and install lots of progs for the sake of it, don't go downloading freebies just cos they are free. Ask here at TSG for advice on what progs will really meet your needs & get help from here when installing them if you need guidance.

Richard.
 

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Well, MS programs like Office and Windows related, sure. But I use a bunch of smaller utility programs and it's difficult to edit .ini files or others because access is denied. Accordingly I have set up a Programs directory and installed several there in lieu of PF. Everything works well, I can modify and backup at will and I don't have to enclose the address in quotes.

I'll bet I'm not alone. Any thoughts?
tcebob

Answer:Why install programs to \Program Files\?

It's always been possible to install third-party programs as you are doing it, even installing on other drives or partitions. To more or less standardize things Microsoft chose the default of Program Files for 32-bit versions of Windows and using Program Files for 64-bit programs plus Program Files (x86) for 32-bit programs that can run on the 64-bit versions of Windows. I've not had much issue installing as I desire, especially where the C: drive or partition is small such as 150GB on a 1TB HDD. Microsoft Office seems to be the one program that wants most of itself on the same partition as Windows.

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In Vista x64... any problem with this? For example on a second physical disk - D: drive? Do I need to do anything special? Thx, --ch

Answer:Install x86 programs elswhere than Program Files (x86)?

Hello Chmillman,

If the program has the option to select where to install it at, then you will not need to do anything else.

If it doesn't, then it would be best to let in install to the default location to avoid possible issues with the program not running properly.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Answer:Windows 7 hardly install programs and freezes when right click on program

Something is wrong with your Context Menu. Use the ShellExView program to disable all of the third party Context Menus and see if it still freezes on you. If it doesn't, then one of them is not working correctly. If it still freezes on you, then disable all of the Context Menus. Enable them one by one until you find the one that is causing the issue.

ShellExView: ShellExView - Shell Extension Manager For Windows

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Is it possible to reinstall W7 in order to get rid of Windows updates, without losing my installed Programs and their updates?

I have been building and servicing computers (at home for friends and family) since 1996. About 100 builds total. Taught data entry and maintained 20+ computers for a manufacturing plant for over ten years.
I am NOT a programmer, I am NOT an IT tech, but I do know my way around a computer.

I built my current computer about six years ago to, hopefully last 15+ years: Corsair 600T case. (I think it has a bathroom with a shower in there somewhere, it's huge),| PSU= PC Power&Cooling 760w Silencer (SLI/Crossfire ready), | ASUS MoBo= Sabertooth 990FX (1st version), | CPU= AMD 8320FX 8-core with Noctua air cooler, | 16Gigs HyperX Memory, | Video cards= 2 HIS IceQ-X HD6870 in Crossfire, | Hard Drives=Crucial M4 SSD 128 GiG with W7 Pro using a Seagate 320 Gig Barracuda for Page file and program specific files, | Seagate Constellation 1TB with W7 pro (my gaming drive), | Samsung 850 EVO 500Gig with W10 Home, | Internal Seagate Constellation 1TB for back up, | WD 500 Gig plugged into an external SATA drive dock for back up.

This system ran without issues of any kind until I installed Win 10 in July. Now my Win 7 drive won't boot.
Before conclusions are jumped on, I've tried it.
Been in forums; Windows 10 forum, ASUS forum, MS formu, Bleepingcomputers. I've had E-Mail discussions with four different ASUS techs, Phone calls for total of ove... Read more

Answer:Re-install Win7 saving Programs and program updates.

"I can access files and folders through File Explorer"
How are you doing that if it won't boot?

Did you attempt system restore from some kind of winpe boot media?

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hi In my Add Remove Programs icon i have no programs listed, IS there something that can be done to do a go back, i tried a system restore but my computer cannot locate any restore point

Answer:There are no programs listed in my ADD REmove PRograms

How long did you let it sit for the list to populate ? ?

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Question: Listed programs

Programs listed in Programs are different than programs listed on the Install/change window.
1. What are the differences in these two program listings?
2. What determines where a program is listed?
Thanks

Answer:Listed programs

Hello Moose,

The Programs and Features (Control Panel) window will only include installed programs that have a uninstall option. Most do these days though.

I'm not sure what location you mean with "Programs". If you mean the C:\Programs Files folder, then the programs that come with Windows 7 will not be listed in Programs and Features.

Please post back with more details on that location so we can take a look to see for you.

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Question: no programs listed

althou there is programs on my computer and all work non of them show in programs and features through control panel and don't show either on cc cleaner help please
 

Answer:no programs listed

Have you tried downloading revo uninstaller http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/revo_uninstaller.html that could pick up your programs.
 

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On my Vista, the programs listed in Programs are different than the programs listed in Uninstall/change ....
What is the difference between the programs in the two listings and what determines where a program is listed?
Thank you.
 

Answer:Programs listed on pc

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Hi -I have Vista Home Basic  32 bit.  I notice that when I go to Control Panel  - Programs and Features several programs are listed such as Adobe AIR.  When I go to "start" and "All Programs" they are not listed.  Should they be listed in "All Programs and what can I do about it?   Thanks    Bob

Answer:Where are programs listed?

Adobe AIR is not a program per se, so it's not listed in programs list.See here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Integrated_RuntimeIf you're not a developer, you can safely uninstall it.

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My Windows 10 START button shows an alphabetical listing of programs on my PC, but some are missing - how come? Is there a way for Win 10 to display ALL of my executable files (including any that I've downloaded and installed) ?

For example, my vlc.exe program (from VIDEOLAN) is not under the "V" listing as I'd expected.

Answer:Win 10: not all programs are alphabetically listed

Mine have newly installed progs (must call them "apps" nowadays!) at the top, then "most used"... for goodness sake just list in alphabetical order, then we know where we are - or where they are

Microsoft are garbling things and hiding things and generally taking us backwards, grrrr.

I expect someone knows how to sort out the programs list, tho - I'm thinking of installing Start10 (or there's a similar one that's free), but not until I get this darn laptop completely set up for my needs.

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I use Windows XP SP 3 on my 5 yr old HP laptop. There are 2 programs I no longer need. Casino Master and Masquee Casino Game Pack. Neither has built-in uninstall feature. They are not shown when I check Control panel/Add-Remove Programs.
Free version of Revo uninstaller doesn't show it either!
Windows Explorer/program files does not show them!
When I click Start/All programs/ Either software, it opens.

I believe they don't take much hard drive space. But, it is annoying that I cannot get rid of them.
What should I do without messing my computer?

Thanks for suggestions.
 

Answer:Uninstalling programs lot listed!!

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In Programs and features there are some programs listed that when I try and uninstall them it says the program doesn't exist (which it doesn't, I probably deleted them manually), but can I stop them from showing in the Programs and Features list?

Answer:Programs Listed That Don't Exist

Use Windows Cleanup Utilityclick here

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Hi, when I go to the add/remove programs in control panel, it only lists about 6 installed programs,does not go past 'A' ,adobe etc. Looking to uninstall some programs but cant see how if they are not listed. Any help most appreciated. Thanks Mike

Answer:add remove programs, not all listed

mikef90,what Os are you using.? Also what version of Internet explorer.?

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i downloaded a media player program which was a virus i managed to erase it but now programs are listed wrong , add/remove won't open , user account won't open , short cut iron are wrong there for not opening , my virus protection , is not being noticed ,so i get that you may not be protected warning , non of my search irons work , and i access the internet throw security center can any one help e--mail me at [email protected] when it first happen the computer said something about a windows 32 error but i can't remember the hole thing .

Answer:know programs listed in add/remove

Remove your email address or you will get increasing junk email forever. Never put it in open text on the internet unless disguised from spammers engines. We work on the forum not email.Try MalwareBytes freebie and see if that helps.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Hoping some one can assist... Just got my new Vista Ultimate x64 computer. I'm new to Vista and learned that the system sets up 2 program files: one for 64x bit and 1 for 32 bit programs. My issue is HP has loaded a whole slew of crapware and I want to clean it out... I can see it in the x86 files (as well as numerous shortcuts on my desktop) but I cannot find the programs in the add/remove program utility. I had CCleaner as well and they are not listed in there either.

Additionally, when I navigate to the programs I do not see any options to uninstall. Is there a way to get these programs sitting in the x86 folder to show up in my uninstall list?

Some examples of what I'd like to remove are:
Easy Bits for Kids
JunoPreloader
MSN toolbar
Netzero preloader
Online Services
Ebay

If I just delete these folders from the x86 folder they dont uninstall, correct?

any direction or assistance is greatly appreciated.. Thanks!

Answer:Uninstalling x86 programs: not listed

think I solved my issue.. I dont think the items in question are really installed.. they are trials so they just link in to the shortcuts. I deleted the shortcuts and removed the folders in the program list.. we'll see..

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I have backed up a friends data and used the dreaded red floppy to restore to factory settings. The Packard Bell software appeared to do this successfully and I then set about trying to remove various programs from add/remove. Virtually nothing was listed!For example Adobe Reader 5 is installed and working on the computer but doesn`t appear nor is it listed in All Programs. As basically all the preinstalled software. (Power DVD is listed in All Programmes but again not in Add/Remove)I`ve googled but can`t seem to find a clue - it sounds like a registry problem. Anyone experienced this before?

Answer:Add/Remove Programs Not Listed

The Add & Remove data is located in the registry & as you have reverted back to factory setting the registry no longer contains information regarding the programs that were installed after factory default. You could try re-installing the programs you want to remove & hopefully you should then be able to remove them.

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I used the Add/Remove Programs to uninstall several programs and they were and are, no longer showing in the Control Panel listing. I obviously thought they had been successfully removed. Whilst trying to find something else on my PC, using Start, right-click Explore etc, I found these same programs still listed. Can I just delete them again from this list and will they be gone for good then? And do you know why they are still listed at all if theoretically they are already uninstalled?

Answer:Uninstalled programs still listed

click here

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I'm trying to uninstall a program but find that it is not listed in add/remove. When I do a 'search' for this program it turns up a pageful of contents associated with it. I am using XP sp1. Any assistance would be appreciated.Rgds, Mike.

Answer:program not listed in add/remove

Have you looked for an Uninstall option in the start menu entry for the program, or a program called Unwise.exe within it's actual Program Files/ folder.If the uninstall info has gone missing, re-install the program to put it back so you can uninstall it.

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A free windows game booster service that allows you to temporarily strip down your slowing PC to its bare essentials for gaming. This improves the overall speed of your game including frame rate drops and lag spikes as well as alt tabbing out of games faster and generally more responsive gaming.

http://majorgeeks.com/GBoost_d6725.html

In my tests my frame rates TRIPLED in World of Warcraft even when I was taking screenshots and saving them in Paint Shop Pro. See the images for yourself.

Awarded an Editors Pick for a totally clean download, not even a toolbar and stupid easy to use. Click a button.
 

Answer:New Program Listed - Gboost

Wow cheers for the heads up Tim, on this app, many gamers will definatly try this out, think I will also as I do like a bit of gaming once in a while.
 

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Hi,I have a program shown within programs 'add and remove' but when I try to remove it I cant. It's not shown within the normal directory path under 'programs'.I don't use the program but I would like to remove it from the listing. There is also a program show with a red cross through it, what does the red cross mean, other than maybe dont erase??Thanks

Answer:program listed but cant remove

Hi, run CCleaner and got to Tools to fix this.click here

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I am trying to help a friend out. So I got her computer which at first would allow you to log on as Admin, which is the only account on the computer (Windows XP). I know it was admin as I had fixed her computer before, but she was stupid and uninstalled Avast. So then her computer would allow log in, then apply settings, show her desktop wallpaper, then log right back out. Same exact thing in safe mode. So I do a checkdisk from a boot CD, it didn't help. Then I do a windows Repair. This allowed me to log in. I was able to install Avast and SuperAntiSpyware. Both found and removed many things. Now neither find any spyware or viruses.

My problem is that I do not appear to have full admin rights. It won't let me uncheck this file called F8F8F6F7FCF8FD.exe. Looks like hex code for some program name. It says An Access denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using and Admin account to make the specific changes. But I am admin, I can even create more admin accounts.

Here is my Hijack this log. No idea what it all means. Can I just tell it to fix ALL problems? Some look legit.

Thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:36:00 PM, on 11/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\... Read more

Answer:I can't get rid of a program listed in msconfig

You don't have permssions to uncheck that file, but you may be able to do it anyway with:

Startup Control Panel
Startup Control Panel (Exe version for Vista)

If you still don't have permission, try installing gtools.exe. Start grootshell and then start either msconfig or Startup CPL from there. It will give you a system prompt from which you can perform tasks that the administrator is not allowed.
 

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I have a program I would like to use for photos, PDFs, jpegs, tifs and pngs called "BlueBeam". When I try to use this program as a default, Windows will not list it or even give me an opportunity to search my hardware and select it. How do I fix that ?

Answer:Program I would like to use as default not listed

vcmorris1 said:

I have a program I would like to use for photos, PDFs, jpegs, tifs and pngs called "BlueBeam". When I try to use this program as a default, Windows will not list it or even give me an opportunity to search my hardware and select it. How do I fix that ?



Assuming your C: drive is your boot/Windows drive and assuming the program has been installed and assuming it runs on Win10, have you looked in C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (x86) to see if it is listed there? The first Folder is for 64-bit programs and the second is for 32-bit programs installed on the 64-bit version of Windows. If having only C:\Program Files it is the 32-bit version of Windows.

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I have a program I would like to use for photos, PDFs, jpegs, tifs and pngs called "BlueBeam". When I try to use this program as a default, Windows will not list it or even give me an opportunity to search my hardware and select it. How do I fix that ?

Answer:Program I would like to use as default not listed

Originally Posted by vcmorris1


I have a program I would like to use for photos, PDFs, jpegs, tifs and pngs called "BlueBeam". When I try to use this program as a default, Windows will not list it or even give me an opportunity to search my hardware and select it. How do I fix that ?



Assuming your C: drive is your boot/Windows drive and assuming the program has been installed and assuming it runs on Win10, have you looked in C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (x86) to see if it is listed there? The first Folder is for 64-bit programs and the second is for 32-bit programs installed on the 64-bit version of Windows. If having only C:\Program Files it is the 32-bit version of Windows.

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hey guys, just want to know if you guys have any opinion on a few software that i use.. whether it's good for window or not.. thanks.

1-RegCure Pro
2-Riva Tuner
3-Revo uninstaller

Answer:Any opinion on listed program?

Revo Uninstaller is a nice app.
Thumbs down to the other two because they mess up rather than fixing.

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I have updated with free Windows 10 from 7 and Google Chrome will not update but gives an error message & after researching, I've tried everything suggested on the web including regedit but not technically able to figure out how to uninstall a program any another way. Haven't found that covers the exact problem.

Answer:How can I uninstall Chrome when it isn't listed in Programs?

Click on Start. Now click on All Apps. Scroll down and find Chrome in the list. Right click, and select Uninstall. That should do it.
If it is not listed here, it is possible you are running Chrome Portable, in which case you only need to delete the file directory where it is installed.

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I am curious about why programs on my work computer are not listed in the add or remove programs in control panel (XP). This has caused me a few problems in the pasts when I need to delete programs and had to find the software supplier on a website to give me an uninstall program. There are many programs not listed. e.g windows office
 

Answer:Programs Not Listed In Add/remove Programsr

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Hi, My OS is wondows 7. and I found out that there are only a few programs listed in my control panel/add remove programs.The programs are those that have been installed within the last 2 weeks.All the other programs installed before than that have been gone from the list.I don't know what happened.How can I have all the programs listed in add/remove programs?Thanks, J

Answer:There are only a few programs listed in add/remove prog

Also make sure you are logged in as administrator. If you use (preferred) normal user for daily use and many of the programs were installed as administrator or before you started using a limited user account, they may not show up unless you are logged in as administrator.Also when you look for restore options, not that you should have a 'button' to "Show More Restore Points". If you do, then you will be able to see all of your restore points.By default your system should reserve 12% of your disk space for your restore points. Less than 8% (unless you have a very large disk) is not generally recommended.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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When I click on the Windows icon in the lower left corner of my screen, a menu opens. At the bottom of that menu is a line that says "all programs". It opens into a menu of programs on my machine.

Inside of "all programs" is listed a folder called Microsoft. Inside of it is Outlook 2010.

However, I recently wanted to send an email using Outlook 2010 by clicking on a link on a website. A window opened that would allow me to select the email client I wanted to use from a list of programs. But I can't find Outlook 2010.

When I click the Windows icon in the lower left corner of my screen & then on "computer" and then on C drive, there is listed in C drive two folders, Programs & Programs (x86). However, the Microsoft folder containing Outlook 2010 is not in either one of them.

When I did a search for Outlook 2010 on my C drive, the result said it can be found at
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Start Menu\Programs\Microsoft Office

However, I cick the Windows icon in the lower left corner of my screen & then on "computer" and then on C drive, I cannot find a ProgramData directory. So, where is my Ourlook 2010?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Where Do I Find The Files Listed In All Programs?

The default installation location for Outlook 2010 is C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14.
 

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It is my belief that we are approaching a crisis point in Windows malware infestations. Recently I helped someone who found all the standard document types encrypted with two-factor encryption, along with a demand for payment to decrypt them (CryptoLocker malware). The only help I could offer was how not to have that happen again by setting a Group Policy to deny executables in %appdata%. This is done in software restriction policies of the local security policy.

Now %appdata% typically is c:\users\username\appdata\roaming and can be written to by anything or anybody - it's for data after all - but nothing stops programs silently installing and executing from there as well. Hence the need for a software restriction policy - details http://windowssecrets.com/newsletter/cryptolocker-a-particularly-pernicious-virus/

It is also wise to use UAC on level 1 to 3 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_Account_Control so every non-system application puts up a warning and you have to click to allow it to happen. That prevents most software installed in any place from running without you knowing. The problem is, UAC is a very blunt tool, and I would like to have certain programs I often use (for example backups) operate as white-listed programs so I don't have the irritation of the screen dimming and having to approve every time I use them.

How do I do that ? UAC and local security policy seem to be two independant things.
 

Answer:Can I overrule UAC with white-listed programs?

I don't think you can, that's the point. Otherwise apps would add themselves to the whitelist.

At the end of the day, the person installing the malware is the users.
 

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Got a litle problem with missing programs under control panel/add/remove programs. there is also the issue that of those items listed, there is no remove feature to it either. I've checked my HijackThis log - thats fine, I've had a look at sfc /scannow and regedit to check the uninstal registry (no positive or negative values). Without doing a complete format (out of the question at the moment) and system restore not active (due to previous problems last week) i have NO idea.Can anyone help ?? Its got me stumped this one !!

Answer:Missing Add/Remove Programs Listed

Thought i should add - the only programs recently installed was my Motorola Phone Tools & related programs supplied - Avanquest

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I downloaded and ran HighjackThis once and noticed that it is now listed in my Add/Remove Programs List. Why is this? I thought it didn't actually install anything on your computer?

(I originally had it in a folder on my desktop, I think that's where it was when I ran it, then I moved it to the Programs Folder on C:, then I moved it back to my desktop. Not that any of that would matter...)

On a side note, I also ran that Startup program, and that didn't add anything to my Add/Remove Programs List...

Any help is appreciated -- thanks!

Answer:Why Is Hijackthis Listed In My Add/remove Programs?

Hello,

Not sure what your problem is though..
Hijackthis is listed in your add/remove programs because when you start Hijackthis the first time, it looks where Hijackthis is located and puts an entry in the Uninstall entry in your Registry.

Hijackthis does indeed add some registry entries when you run it, so using add/remove deletes the entries from the registry.

The startup program doesn't add anything to the registry as far as I know.

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I have Microsoft Office installed, and I want to use Outlook as my default client, but every time I try to click a mailto link, it always bring up Windows Live. When I try to select Outlook as default from the Default Programs list, it's not even on the list. It also isn't listed in the Associations. I've tried repairing my Office installation, and it's still not showing up. I have it checked in Outlook to be default, but that doesn't seem to do much. How can I get Outlook on my Default Programs list?

Answer:MS Outlook not listed on W7 Default Programs

They didn't include it. Use another email client or use the live mail that came with it.Playing to the angelsLes Paul (1915-2009)

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Having problem with graphics not showing up in email (Windows Live and Thunderbird). I have tried at least ten suggestions from internet but no help. Found that .jpeg is not listed in default -- is this a problem and/or how do I make it show?

Answer:.jpeg not listed in default programs

Hi Potomac, Welcome to Seven Forums.

You could try restoring the default file association - Default File Type Associations - Restore

Regards,
JDobbsy1987

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I installed an Enginering Software but now i want to uninstall it but it is not visible in add/remove portion of program. Why it is soProgram was installed and not copied. Should i simply delete it or some other better way is there for that

Answer:Uninstall program not listed in W7 Add/Remove

Your best option would be to contact the supplier of the software.

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I'm trying to change my default FTP client back to Windows Explorer after an accidental Chrome installation changed it to Internet Explorer. I've been told this can be done by going to Default Programs > Set Associations. However, FTP is not listed under Protocols, and there doesn't seem to be any option for adding a new protocol or file extension.

I tried entering
Code:
assoc FTP=
in the command prompt, but it did not help. Is there a way to a new protocol without messing with the registry editor?

I'm sure the solution is very simple, but I can't seem to figure it out for the life of me. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:FTP not listed under Default Programs > Set Associations > Protocols

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ixfd64


I'm trying to change my default FTP client back to Windows Explorer after an accidental Chrome installation changed it to Internet Explorer. I've been told this can be done by going to Default Programs > Set Associations. However, FTP is not listed under Protocols, and there doesn't seem to be any option for adding a new protocol or file extension.

I tried entering
Code:
assoc FTP=
in the command prompt, but it did not help. Is there a way to a new protocol without messing with the registry editor?

I'm sure the solution is very simple, but I can't seem to figure it out for the life of me. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.


When do you want the default ftp-client to start? When someone clicks or enters ftp://whatever.com ? Is that what you mean? If that's what you mean..... it's not a file association at all! It's a protocol

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I have two machines on which Office 2010 is installed, but neither of them lists Word, Excel etc in the default programs. Word, Excel etc are also not listed under the RegisteredApplications registry key.

Machine 1: Windows 7 HomePremium 64bit. Originally had 64bit version of Office2010 installed but later reverted to 32bit version so could sync with 32bit laptop. Default file associations seem to be fine and Office Programs appear in "Open With" list but they do not appear in the Default Programs list.

Machine 2: Windows Vista Home 32bit. Recently installed Office 2010 (was using Open Office 3.3) but Office programs did not appear in the Default Programs list and default file associations was not set (e.g. .doc files opened with Open Office). Ran Fix-it to uninstall and then reinstalled Office 2010 but no change.

Can anyone give me the registry entries for Office 2010 so it appears in the default programs list? Or tell me how to uninstall / reinstall / fix reg entries?

PastorMike

Answer:Office 2010 not listed in default programs

FWIW; I have office 2010 Pro and the only program that shows in the default programs list is outlook 2010.

All file associations appear to be correct too.

Missing file association has obvious impacts, but just out of curiousity; what [negative] impact are you experiencing as a result of not having the office suite listed under default programs?

There is a way to add them, apprently, using this program: Default Programs Editor

as suggested on this thread: Add a program to the list of Default Programs?

hth
Tanya

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and I can't send any shortcuts to the desktop
My wife was on the computer while I was at work, and doesn't remember what she did, but all of the icons except for the recycle bin are gone from the desktop. When I go to Start>All Programs, there are NO programs listed,and when I try to send something from a program to the desktop(make a shortcut) that option is not available...the only option avialable is to send it to my DVD drive.

HELP, lol ....how can i restore things? I was going to use a system restore point, but from what I see, the farthest one back has Windows Live Essentials having been uninstalled, and I can't go back before that...which was at 11:08pm Central time last night

Answer:All icons gone, no programs listed under start menut

theres not an option to list more dates? try the rebuild the icon cache... Icon Cache - Rebuild - Windows 7 Forums

good luck

ps, change your password....LOL

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Hi,
I have uninstalled apps that are still listed in control panel's add/remove. if i click on it to remove it there it says it can't.
Two are games which had their own uninstall
one is Kazaa which i used Ad-aware to remove
one is Norton Systemworks 2001 (which i plan to reinstall, but not sure if i can if it's still on the system here)

How do I make sure they are completely uninstalled and how do I get them off this listing?
kimm
 

Answer:uninstalled programs still listed in control panel

Ad-Aware doesn't remove Kazaa. Only the spyware associated with it.

If you're unable to uninstall Kazaa through Add-remove Software , I'd advise you to reinstall Kazaa, reboot, uninstall it again, and afterwards run Ad-Aware to get rid of the associated spyware.

As for things you uninstalled the correct way, but which are nevertheless still shown in the Add-remove Software list, go to Start/Run, and type Regedit.
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/microsoft/windows/CurrentVersion/uninstall, find the Adsgone 'folder', or Registry (sub)key, which in fact it is, highlight it, and hit delete.

Third party programs like TweakUI and RegCleaner also allow you to do that, if you don't feel like editing the registry manually.

Good luck,
 

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Just when I thought I had computers figured out, after having built several from guides on this website and troubleshooted many problems with other guides, I have run into a problem that I'm sure has an embarrassingly obvious solution.

I am trying to uninstall winamp, and naturally I attempted Control Panel - Programs and Features - Winamp - uninstall, the normal method of uninstalling programs. But winamp is simply not listed there, and every guide at winamp's site or a google search starts with that method and offers no others. I know winamp is still there because it still opens and runs and associates every file with it.

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.

I just want to uninstall winamp.

thanks, Charlie

Answer:Winamp not listed in Programs and Features, can't uninstall

Hi try revo uninstaller Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems use the free version

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Can anybody help please. Something obviously has happened at some point to stop the drop down boxes in Internet Explorer Properties Programs section from displaying any programs for use with email, newsgroups,etc.I can still connect to the Internet OK and Outlook express still works, but I cant get any email from within Internet explorer.

Answer:Internet Explorer Properties Programs None listed

Try a repair of IE. click here if you need to know how. Good luck, G

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A friend is having problems with IE 5 and I directed her to Add/Remove Programs so she could repair it. However, IE is not listed in the list of programs. I got her to do a search to try and locate it and it is in C:\Windows.

Is this unusual? Mine is located in Program Files and of course is listed in the Add/Remove Programs list.

I am going to uninstall it for her and install IE5.5 from a CD but I was wondering why her original version is not listed in Add/Remove programs.

Lyn
 

Answer:internet Explorer not listed in Add/Remove Programs

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I have the same problem, but Office 2010 programs are no longer listed in available file types. I can open directly from the 2010 programs, but not from Windows Explorer, shortcuts, etc.

Answer:Ofc 2010 programs not listed in available file types

Try going into Add/Remove Programs, click on the Office 2010 Suite, then click on Change. After the window loads, click Repair, then click Continue. This should restore the default file associations.

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How would I delete my work norton antivirus software when it is not listed in the add or remove programs? Just deleting individual files does not work because norton prevents key files from being deleted. Symantec support just listed the standard way of deleting programs,
THanks
 

Answer:Solved: deleting norton-not listed in add programs

Norton Removal Tool
 

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Hello - my laptop has OS XP Professional version 2002. Originally when things went haywire... I couldn't see any of my icons on my desktop. I was able to run "firefox" and get here MG site. I was able to run the Malware Removal and was only able to get the attached logs. I couldn't uninstall AVG 2011 which didn't allow me to run some of the anti-malware. I have tried downloading it and hitting the removal button several times with no success.

When I tried get one of the logs to show on my desktop, that's when the missing icons on my desktop seemed to magically appear.... only thing is they appeared as "ghosts". I can see them, but they seem translucent. I did try to open a file and everything in it was "ghosts". I could see through them. And yes the log was able to be sent to the desktop.

When I hit the start button and go to the Programs, the only thing listed right now are Malware Anti-Malware, Super AntiSpyware and AVAST. Previous to running the Malware Removal there was nothing listed in Programs.

Attached are the two logs that were able to run. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Icons are ghosts and programs aren't listed

Welcome to Major Geeks!





lancelot said:





I couldn't uninstall AVG 2011 which didn't allow me to run some of the anti-malware. I have tried downloading it and hitting the removal button several times with no success.Click to expand...

This would stop you from running ComboFix but it does not normally stop you from running MGtools. Did you try to run MGtools as requested?






lancelot said:





When I hit the start button and go to the Programs, the only thing listed right now are Malware Anti-Malware, Super AntiSpyware and AVAST.Click to expand...

Please download and save the below to your Desktop or anywhere else you can find it ( if the Desktop is not showing )

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/unhide.exe

Now run it. Now see if you can find your Programs and how are the icons on the Desktop looking?
 

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Hey, our school just gave us new Dell laptops operating on Windows 7 Enterprise. Everything worked for the first day, then today when I tried to open Internet Explorer, a message appeared asking me what program i would like to open it with. I didn't pay much attention and clicked Internet Explorer. Now every program appears with the Internet Explorer icon and appears as a .lnk file. I've looked up some solutions on the internet, but none have worked so far.

Any help would be greatly appreciated... if I can't fix it then i'll have to return it to the IT department to fix it

Answer:All programs listed as Internet Explorer (.lnk0

It's your IT departments job to fix it. If it were me I would take it to them. It's like a warranty, someone (your parents or you) is paying for the salaries of the IT department, make them do their job.

I've seen this before, it's a registry key that's jacked up. I've seen a few different types of issue like this, most often everything wants to open like an .exe.

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I am having a problem with the Windows Update Error code 643 and believe I need to uninstall some versions of .Net Framework that are in conflict with each other. I am running Win 7 Pro, SP1. The "ONLY" version of .Net Framework shown in Control Panel>Programs and Features is V4.6.1. HOWEVER, when I run The dot net setup verification tool it validates virtually all versions on my system. My understanding is that v4 and any version of 4.5 can't co-exist, which would mean I need to uninstall them, but I can't do that because they are not listed as installed programs. Does anyone know how I can uninstall these versions so I can try to fix my update issues with updates to 4.6.1?
 

Answer:.NET Framework Versions Not Listed in Programs&Features

Check this website out, it might help you: https://www.raymond.cc/blog/uninstall-microsoft-net-framework-with-aaron-stebner-cleanup-tool/
 

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A friend has a listed program (Arcsoft 1.9Mb) that will not go away from the list after cliking the "remove" button in the applet . The program itself doesn't exist since trying to run it comes up with the "program not found" statement. Is there a method for clearing it from the list?
 

Answer:Solved: Unable to remove listed program

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I have a program stuck on my taskbar that sometimes causes my web browser to crash(seems to be doing it more often now) called Search Protect. I want to uninstall it but it doesn't show up under the control panel or even in Revo Uninstaller. Virus scans don't pick it up either. How can I remove this? (Preferably without having to download anything else)
 
Windows Vista Home Basic. 

Answer:Need to Uninstall a Program, Not Listed Under Control Panel

I killed it from the taskbar using Revo Unistaller Hunter Mode. It remains to be seen if it did any good. 

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Last winter I had a Malware attack. Through the great help I received here all problems were successfully dealt with. I have McAfee Security Center and keep the subscription active. Although this was not adequate to fully protect me ( Quite a surprise at the time!) it did blunt the attack sufficiently so we could eventually correct it.
I have noticed though when reviewing the permissions section of security center there are quite a few enters that have full or out bound access although it says that program no longer exists.
Some I recognize such as spybot152.tmp others I have no idea what they are but the date is around the time of the Malware attack such as XRUN.EXE or XPRE.EXE
I am wondering that even though the program or Malware itself has been removed is there a chance that permissions granted at that time could make a future attack easier??
Is there any potential disadvantage to checking off ?Remove Program Permission? for programs that are listed as no longer existing??
Also I have the McAfee Firewall set to ? Tight?. Would anyone have any comments as to the adequacy of this setting?
Thanks in advance
Nawtheasta

Answer:Access Permissions in McAfee still exist for programs listed as gone?

Hi
Any advice about the Permission question shown in original post would be appreciated.
Thanks
Nawtheasta

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In Win7 the following method works perfect and chrome is listed as one of the default programs. In win8 it is not listed, but the assosiation of filetypes worked. I also can choose chrome (in my case Google__Chrome__Portable) where one can set the so called "computer standards".

So I think there are some more reg entries I have to set in W8. Please help ;-)

I register them with this .bat

Code:
rem @ECHO OFF
echo ---------------------------------------------------
choice /c yn /m "Save regkey first ?"
if %errorlevel% equ 2 goto reg_rights
@echo on
@echo.
REG EXPORT HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\InternetShortcut\shell D:\sources\PC\registry\internet_shortcut_org_%computername%.reg
@ECHO OFF

:reg_rights
cd /d D:\sources\PC\registry\setacl

echo ---------------------------------------------------
choice /c yn /m "continue to change ownwer and rights ?"
if %errorlevel% equ 2 goto change_reg

rem S-1-5-32-544 steht f?r Administrators=Administartoren = die Administratorengruppe, 545=usergruppe https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/243330/
setacl.exe -on "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\InternetShortcut\shell" -ot reg -actn setowner -ownr "n:S-1-5-32-544"
setacl.exe -on "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\InternetShortcut\shell" -ot reg -actn ace -ace "n:S-1-5-32-544;p:full"
setacl.exe -on "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\InternetShortcut\shell" -ot reg -actn ace -ace "n:S-1... Read more

Answer:portable chrome or firefox not listed as default programs

The only way I figured to use portable versions is to install the full version, then set it as default, and then you can use the portable version which Windows will detect as default, and use it like normal when opening links. There is no way to set a portable version as a default browser.

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As you can see, the title states the issue.
When I open my list of default programs, my MS Office 2010 is not listed.

Does anyone know why and how I can ADD MS Office to my list of programs??

Thanks !!!

Listed Green

Answer:MS Office 2010 installed but not listed in my default programs

had the same problem, but with the beta version.

anyway, there are some who claim that they have to do it manually, depending on which version of office you installed, 64 or 32, will depend to which folder your exe's are in.
here is the 32 version:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14
the 64 is the same, but without (x86).
here is a quick summary how to do it manually:
Right click on a document in Windows Explorer and then select Open with and then click on the Choose default program and browse to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 and then located and click on the WINWORD.EXE item and set that as the default application to be used.

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Super optimizer is not in my list of programs. What do in a case like this?
 

Answer:I would like to know how to uninstall super optimizer. It is not listed in my list of programs.

Hello,

They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll be working with you.

Before we start please read and note the following:

At the top of your post, please click on the "Watch thread" button and make sure to check Watch this thread...and receive email notifications. This will send an email to you as soon as I reply to your topic, allowing me to solve your problem faster.
Please do not install any new software during the cleaning process other than the tools I provide for you. This can hinder the cleaning process. Please do not perform System Restore or any other restore.
Instructions I give to you are very simple and made for complete beginner to follow. That's why you need to read through my instructions carefully and completely before executing them.
Please do not run any tools other than the ones I ask you to, when I ask you to. Some of these tools can be very dangerous if used improperly. Also, if you use a tool that I have not requested you use, it can cause false positives, thereby delaying the complete cleaning of your machine.

All tools we use here are completely clean and do not contain any malware. If your antivirus detects them as malicious, please disable your antivirus and then continue.
If during the process you run across anything that is not in my instructions, please stop and ask. If any tool is running too much time (few hours), please stop and inform me.
I visit forum several times at day, making sure to respond to everyon... Read more

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I have the following user accounts created in my PC.
A ( admin account )
B ( limited account )

I have created the B ( limited ) account for security purpose.

Issue : I can access all the programs ( Start > All Programs ) in the A account but, some of the installed programs are not listed and not running in B.

Following applications are not listed.

1.Ccleaner

2.Vista inspirat brico pack ( vista visualisation for xp ). It is not working in B account.

...etc

Could you suggest me a solution for this?
 

Answer:Some installed programs not listed and running in another user account?

Just visit the limited account and download / install the desired program . Unless I am not reading things right this will work . If you have any trouble just change the limited account to an administrative account and download the desired program then change back to a limited account .
 

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well as the title says, im cleaning up a friends computer and he's got TONS of games and programs he doesnt use anymore, but, the thing is, they're not listed in the start-programs or the add/remove program in control panel.
But when i check the c:\program files drive...whoaaa...tons of folders...what's the best way to remove these programs? just delete the folders and hunt them down in regedit? thanks in advance guys....
 

Answer:removing programs not listed in add/remove -control panel

well when i delete games in add/remove program it almost always leaves folders half-empty so it would be better if you removed them manually including the desktop chortcuts.

the add/remove program is for people who don't understand windows.
 

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I have the following user accounts created in my PC.A ( admin account )B ( limited account )I have created the B ( limited ) account for security purpose.Issue : I can access all the programs ( Start > All Programs ) in the A account but, some of the installed programs are not listed and not running in  B.Following applications are not listed.1.Ccleaner2.Vista inspirat brico pack ( vista visualisation for xp ). It is not working in B account....etcCould you suggest me a solution for this?

Answer:Some installed programs not listed and running in another user account?

The B user does not have a high enough level to run programs that alter the system. Promote B to a higher level. Or crate a new account for that user.

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A program that I am familiar with that affects performance consuming at least half of CPU does not appear in the programs that can be uninstalled. I know it is there because it does show in the downloads located in the start menu. This program creeps in when you download certain programs from the internet such as toolbars if you do not uncheck them. I am usually careful about any downloads but since I enrolled in an on-line college course for my bachelor's certain programs do need to be downloaded.
You guys helped me out last time with a problem of which came the perfect solution. I am hoping for the same this time. The program is Babylon and I do not know if you are familiar with this problem.
Any assistance offered would be gratefully appreciated!

Thank you,
Myrna Celaya

Answer:How to uninstall program not listed in downloads affecting performance

If you can remember whatever it was that you downloaded that included the troublesome program I would think your best bet is a system restore to a point before you installed it.

It's for very reasons such as this that it's always best to choose a Custom install wherever possible so that you have control over what add-ons are installed.

I've lost count of the number of times I've told programs I don't want the Ask toolbar or anything like it.

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I just wonder why some of my apps are not listed there?! I also tried "apps and features" from settings and still some of my installed software don't show up there either!
Even tried with 3rd party uninstaller program (Revo) and still no trace of these installed software!

EX: Cubase, Photpshop, Premiere, etc

Answer:Uninstall or change a program (Some installed apps not listed) !

After touching the W10 icon, try 'All Apps' on the bottom left.

Check if your program is listed there, then right-click and 'Uninstall'.

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I have a program entitled Free Ram XP Pro that I've been using for some time, but that I wanted to uninstall in order to try another Ram optimizer program recommended by CNET for a while.

However, I found that it is not on the Windows Add/Remove program list. I don't think deleting the file will actually uninstall it, so how would you go about uninstalling this or any other intalled program that doesn't appear on the Add/Remove program list?

The home website of this program does not have contact info, only a feedback page which is "under construction".

Answer:[SOLVED] How do you uninstall a program not listed on add/remove list?

does it have its own uninstaller? go to all programs - and see if it has its own folder

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I accidentally clicked to open a file with winword; now I can't open any pdf with Adobe; I try to right click and Open With and even though Adobe is installed on my computer, it doesn't come up on the list when I click on Open With; how do I get my pdf back on track? Thank you.

Answer:adobe acrobat isnt listed in my program files

Find a pdf file in "My documents"or whereever on your hard drive. Right click on the document and in the window that pops up click "open with". In the next window that opens, if Adobe is listed then choose that if not then click "browse" and find the exe file for adobe and choose that.In Windows help it says:Open the folder that contains the file you want to change.Right-click the file you want to change and then, depending on the type of file, either click Open with or point to Open with and then click Choose default program.Click the program you want to use to open the file.Do one of the following:If you want all files of that type to open in the same software program, select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box, and then click OK.If you want only that file to open in the software program this one time, clear the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box, and then click OK."

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I have Meta Trader4 forex trading platform program installed in my pc but is not listed in the "uninstall a program"in the control panel. I tried the Revo uninstaller pro and uninstall tool 2.9.7 but both of these program won't list the MetaTrader4 program. Does any body know how to uninstall a unlisted program?

Answer:removing program not listed in "uninstall program"

Did it come with it's own uninstall tool? Some programs do.

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We were browsing the net...
computer shut down and then computer lost all icons on desktop, running very slow.
When I click start/programs i can't see any programs listed?!
Looks like something bad happened?!?

Answer:Icons gone from destop, no programs listed in "start", running slow

Hello and welcome. Please try this.Please click Start > Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the runbox and press enter.Click the Connections tab and click the LAN settings option.Verify if "Use a proxy..." is checked, if so, UNcheck it and click OK/OK to exit.This infection family will also hide all the files on your computer from being seen. To make your files visible again, please download the following program to your desktop:Unhide.exe Once the program has been downloaded, double-click on the Unhide.exe icon on your desktop and allow the program to run. This program will remove the +H, or hidden, attribute from all the files on your hard drives. If there are any files that were purposely hidden by you, you will need to hide them again after this tool is run.Reboot into Safe Mode with Networking How to enter safe mode(XP/Vista)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. >>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links... Read more

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There are an incredible number of programs listed om Major Geeks. Can users be sure if a few of them are downloaded, they are safe and won't cause any problems if used correctly??
 

Answer:Are All The Programs Listed In Major Geeks Tested So They Can Be Safely Downloaded?

That's not really anything to do with individual programs themselves. They are all tagged with what operating systems they are tested for use on.
It's the system they are installed on and their compatibility with any other programs also installed on the same system that you probably mean. Every system is unique to a user and what they do with it. If you as a unique user experience any system problem with any one or more programs, you need to start an appropriate thread in the Software forum.
 

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my title says it all could someone please help.
thanks.
joemayer

Answer:Uninstall program not listed or appearing in Control Panel of Windows 8

Check the program folder and see if it includes an uninstaller. If so, click on it to start the uninstallation process.
Run the program installer/setup file again. See if it offers the option to Install, repair, remove the software. If so, chose the Remove option. If not, run the Install option again or the Repair option. Maybe it will now create a registry entry, that will display the program in the Control Panels Add Remove applet.
If not, see if this helps you: Uninstall programs in Windows using the Registry.

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Hi,

I have a number of programs that I want to get off my computer. None of them have an uninstall option. Some say to go to add/remove programs to remove them. However, none of them are listed in add/remove programs. How do I get them off my computer? Thanks.
 

Answer:How Do I Remove Programs If They Aren't Listed In Add/Remove Programs?

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I have the drivers Win 7 X64 for this card (Prof Tuner 7230 DVB-S2 PCI) from the manufacturers site. What I don’t understand is how to install them. I see what they are saying about directing the driver to the device as below and installing manually (guide is for XP):

Installation of Drivers Prof Revolution 7301 DVB-S2 PCI

CH products game port isn't listed under manufacturers in window 7 x64, how do I proceed? Can I add this manually as an update in Windows 7

was also wondering if there is much difference in a PCI and a PCI-E DVB-S2 card (performance wise)?

Answer:Manual driver install manufacturer not listed

Hi P4cm4n, welcome to the forums.
Have you tried to have Windows 7 look for the drivers? It usually does a good job on that.
There is an option to update the list of devices once you get to that screen, have you tried that?

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I was given a Dell Vostro with Vista business 32 Bit. He said fix the d*nm thing it's your's...

I started with a clean install of the Dell OS disk with the above vista.

I installed Avira free, ZoneAlarm free, Anti-Spyware free.

I ran Windows Update, after configuring to download, install important, critical, optional etc. updates, automatically.

After one install that I had to click Accept agreement on, it found another
90, so I clicked install. It wouldn't. Gave me back, 8020002B and 80200053.

Ran from cmd: REGSVR32......\waupi.dll, wuaueng.dll, atl.dll, wucltui.dll, wups.dll, and all came back unloaded....

but, now I don't know what to do with that information.... I am asking this from my HP so I don't further add any other stuff to the Dell.

Please, I tried one other BB that a Gooogle search sent me to and have had no response for over a day..... 55 views, not a response one.

Don't know why I didn't come here first, This has been my home for a year, and just joined, am starting Malware classes, to come back and offer back...

Thanks for helping this old fart begionner....
 

Answer:Windows Update won't install 90 listed updates

Zonealarm is well known to interfere with Windows update. Try ditching it, and see if you have better luck.
 

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I sure messed up somehow. I performed what I believed to be a clean install, and lost all my software!  Also, there is no audio. I tried to reinstall the audio driver and it said there was no device.Yipes!! Plwase help.

Answer:No audio device is listed after a clean install

Hi, What is your HP envy 1700 ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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Hello SevenForums folks,

I am writing because I found myself in trouble when installing win 7 on msi U110 (MSI Global U110 ECO).
The problem is that when I am in the win 7 installation menu, the hard drive on laptop cannot be found and therefore win 7 can't be installed.I tried rebooting the machine and chose startup repair and selected command prompt.
After doing diskpart and list disk, the hdd also are not present.

I have also tried taking out the hdd from laptop and connected via usb to my pc and the hdd seems to function perfectly.

I appreciate every matter of help on this, hoping on you.
Much thanks,
Martin7R

Answer:No hard drive listed in win 7 install menu

Is the hard drive shown in the BIOS?

What exact message do you get when attempting to run Diskpart?

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