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Anonymous
February 25, 2005 12:47:38 AM

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I have a computer which, on going into "add or remove programs" displays an
incomplete list of the programs installed.

Does anyone know why this should happen please.

Bill Ridgeway
Computer Solutions
February 25, 2005 12:47:39 AM

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You might want to check this Microsoft site to see if this is the same
problem:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/266668/EN-US/

"Bill Ridgeway" <info@1001solutions.co.uk> wrote in message
news:cvli1f$v4j$1@news6.svr.pol.co.uk...
> I have a computer which, on going into "add or remove programs" displays
an
> incomplete list of the programs installed.
>
> Does anyone know why this should happen please.
>
> Bill Ridgeway
> Computer Solutions
>
>
Anonymous
February 25, 2005 12:47:39 AM

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Just because Windows XP has the Add or Remove Programs feature it doesn't
mean your application will appear in the list.

Do the programs end at particular letter in the alphabet? A maybe? If so,
you may have a huge white space, scroll down in Add or Remove Programs to
see if this is the problem.

If it is...

Courtesy of Kelly
Microsoft-MVP Windows® XP-Shell/User
2004 Windows MVP "Winny" Award

Add or Remove - White Space
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_a.htm#ws

[[This is generally due to the DisplayIcon having a negative number. From
here you can either remove the negative number or remove the last
application listed:
Start/Run/Regedit:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{} ]]

AutoCad Fix
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/autocadaddre...

Autodesk Land Desktop 3 Fix
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/autodesk-lan...

===

I have AutoCAD LT 2000i. The white space in Add or Remove Programs usually
shows up after the AutoCAD LT 2000i listing. If you want to tweak the
registry...

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
{5783F2D7-0065-0409-0000-0060B0CE6BBA}
Value Name: DisplayIcon
Value Type: REG_SZ
Value Data: C:\Program Files\AutoCAD LT 2000i\aclt.exe,-1

Notice the aclt.exe,-1?? You can change it to read aclt.exe,1

Or you can run one of the fixes. I have both autocadaddremovefix.zip &
autodesk-landdesktop3-addremovefix.zip. They both include icons.
autocadaddremovefix.vbs is the one that works for me. It's easier to use
the fix than changing the -1.

I get the white space in Add or Remove Programs every time that I add or
remove a program. It isn't always AutoCAD LT that has the white space after
it, sometimes it's another program. At any rate, one of the fixes will
work. Until the next time. ;-)

autocadaddremovefix.vbs adds an autocad.ico icon to the %systemroot%\web
folder. It also adds this to the registry >>
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
{5783F2D7-0101-0409-0000-0060B0CE6BBA}
Value Name: DisplayIcon
Value Type: REG_EXPAND_SZ
Value Data: %systemroot%\web\autocad.ico

autodesk-landdesktop3-addremovefix.vbs adds an acad.ico icon to the
%systemroot%\web folder. It also adds this to the registry >>
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
{5783F2D7-0138-0409-0000-0060B0CE6BBA}
Value Name: DisplayIcon
Value Type: REG_EXPAND_SZ
Value Data: %systemroot%\web\acad.ico
-----
***
From snowman...
AutoCAD 2002 is
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
{5783F2D7-0101-0409-0000-0060B0CE6BBA}
-----
***
From anonymous poster...

One application causes the problem for me. I just removed the reference to
that program in regedit and the black spot dissapeared.


--
Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:cvli1f$v4j$1@news6.svr.pol.co.uk,
Bill Ridgeway <info@1001solutions.co.uk> hunted and pecked:
> I have a computer which, on going into "add or remove programs"
> displays an incomplete list of the programs installed.
>
> Does anyone know why this should happen please.
>
> Bill Ridgeway
> Computer Solutions
February 25, 2005 3:15:04 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

Show All Files in Add/Remove Programs
http://www.techtv.com/screensavers/windowstips/story/0,...

"Bill Ridgeway" wrote:

> I have a computer which, on going into "add or remove programs" displays an
> incomplete list of the programs installed.
>
> Does anyone know why this should happen please.
>
> Bill Ridgeway
> Computer Solutions
>
>
>
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