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Q: Unable to open Add or Remove file (Appwiz.cpl) in control panel of Windows XP ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Unable to open Add or Remove file (Appwiz.cpl) in control panel of Windows XP
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: bobpi-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 24 May 2006 18:14 PDT
Expires: 29 May 2006 17:40 PDT
Question ID: 732159
when I double click on the icon a window opens that says "Please wait
while the list is being populated" and freezes at that point.  I have
tried double clicking directly on the file in Windows Explorer with
the same result.  Also have run SFC /SCANNOW (file checker for corrupt
or missing files with no success).  I have identified three files by
that name in my system (one in folder C:\I386, one in
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32 and one in C:\ServicePackFiles\i386).

Request for Question Clarification by sublime1-ga on 25 May 2006 01:39 PDT

Copy the following text into a text file in Notepad:



"Content Type"="text/x-component"

"Content Type"="application/hta"


Rename the text file AddRemoveFix(or whatever).reg
Ignore the caution message about renaming files.

Double-click the file to merge it into your registry.

Try running Add/Remove Programs again.

Let me know where this takes you...

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