Remove persistent applications from the 'Add/Remove Programs' list

Programs may remain on your 'Add/Remove Programs' list after they've been uninstalled. Learn how to remove them permanently.

This tip was submitted to the SearchWin2000.com Tip Exchange by member Shilpa Chowdary. Let other users know how...

useful it is by rating the tip below.


Sometimes, you may notice an application remains in the 'Add/Remove Programs' list, even after uninstalling the corresponding application from your system. You can remove such persistent applications using the following method:
  1. Goto the Windows registry.

  2. Continue onto HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

  3. All the applications that are listed in the 'Add/Remove Programs' are displayed here. Simply select the corresponding application and delete it.

This was first published in December 2002
This Content Component encountered an error

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

  • VDI assessment guide

    Wait! Don't implement VDI technology until you know your goals and needs. A VDI assessment should consider the benefits of a VDI ...

  • Guide to calculating ROI from VDI

    Calculating ROI from VDI requires a solid VDI cost analysis. Consider ROI calculation models, storage costs and more to determine...

  • Keep the cost of VDI storage under control

    Layering, persona management tools and flash arrays help keep virtual desktop users happy and VDI storage costs down.

Close