removing incorrect entry in "Add/Remove Programs"



Jeff
07-10-2005, 12:29 AM
In my Control/Panel "Add and Remove Programs" I have 2 entries for 2
versions of the same program. If I "remove" one, it removes the program and
the other entry is no longer functional because I get an error message
saying "uninstall log folder not found".

I would like to remove one of the 2 entries and just keep one. But I do not
know how to do that. I have several registry editors (as well as TweakUI,
FreshUI, etc.) but need instructions as to where to go and what to do.

Thanks.

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Jeff Stevens
Email address deliberately false to avoid spam
jeff@stevens.com

T. Waters
07-10-2005, 12:29 AM
Jeff wrote:
> In my Control/Panel "Add and Remove Programs" I have 2 entries for 2
> versions of the same program. If I "remove" one, it removes the
> program and the other entry is no longer functional because I get an
> error message saying "uninstall log folder not found".
>
> I would like to remove one of the 2 entries and just keep one. But I
> do not know how to do that. I have several registry editors (as well
> as TweakUI, FreshUI, etc.) but need instructions as to where to go
> and what to do.
>
> Thanks.

It may prove easiest to remove both versions and then reinstall the program.

R. McCarty
07-10-2005, 12:29 AM
The Registry table with Uninstallers can be found at
Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
Uninstall

Programs should appear in the list alphabetically. Just be Careful.

"T. Waters" <@$%$%#^@jdjgkl.com> wrote in message
news:u1Eq89YWFHA.2796@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> Jeff wrote:
>> In my Control/Panel "Add and Remove Programs" I have 2 entries for 2
>> versions of the same program. If I "remove" one, it removes the
>> program and the other entry is no longer functional because I get an
>> error message saying "uninstall log folder not found".
>>
>> I would like to remove one of the 2 entries and just keep one. But I
>> do not know how to do that. I have several registry editors (as well
>> as TweakUI, FreshUI, etc.) but need instructions as to where to go
>> and what to do.
>>
>> Thanks.
>
> It may prove easiest to remove both versions and then reinstall the
> program.
>
>

Jeff
07-10-2005, 12:29 AM
Thanks. I discovered that one of my utilities (I think it was FreshUI) did
it for me. So I am good.

Thanks.

--

Jeff Stevens
Email address deliberately false to avoid spam
jeff@stevens.com


"R. McCarty" <PcEngWork-NoSpam_@mindspring.com> wrote in message
news:OWilfCZWFHA.3636@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> The Registry table with Uninstallers can be found at
> Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
> Uninstall
>
> Programs should appear in the list alphabetically. Just be Careful.
>
> "T. Waters" <@$%$%#^@jdjgkl.com> wrote in message
> news:u1Eq89YWFHA.2796@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>> Jeff wrote:
>>> In my Control/Panel "Add and Remove Programs" I have 2 entries for 2
>>> versions of the same program. If I "remove" one, it removes the
>>> program and the other entry is no longer functional because I get an
>>> error message saying "uninstall log folder not found".
>>>
>>> I would like to remove one of the 2 entries and just keep one. But I
>>> do not know how to do that. I have several registry editors (as well
>>> as TweakUI, FreshUI, etc.) but need instructions as to where to go
>>> and what to do.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>
>> It may prove easiest to remove both versions and then reinstall the
>> program.
>>
>>
>
>

Jeff
07-10-2005, 12:29 AM
I was wrong. The utility that gave me a list to edit was X-Setup Pro, not
FreshUI.

--

Jeff Stevens
Email address deliberately false to avoid spam
jeff@stevens.com


"R. McCarty" <PcEngWork-NoSpam_@mindspring.com> wrote in message
news:OWilfCZWFHA.3636@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> The Registry table with Uninstallers can be found at
> Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
> Uninstall
>
> Programs should appear in the list alphabetically. Just be Careful.
>
> "T. Waters" <@$%$%#^@jdjgkl.com> wrote in message
> news:u1Eq89YWFHA.2796@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>> Jeff wrote:
>>> In my Control/Panel "Add and Remove Programs" I have 2 entries for 2
>>> versions of the same program. If I "remove" one, it removes the
>>> program and the other entry is no longer functional because I get an
>>> error message saying "uninstall log folder not found".
>>>
>>> I would like to remove one of the 2 entries and just keep one. But I
>>> do not know how to do that. I have several registry editors (as well
>>> as TweakUI, FreshUI, etc.) but need instructions as to where to go
>>> and what to do.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>
>> It may prove easiest to remove both versions and then reinstall the
>> program.
>>
>>
>
>


removing incorrect entry in "Add/Remove Programs"