JSI Tip 2764. Windows 2000 Add/Remove Programs tool displays incorrectly?

When you use the Add/Remove Programs tool, the installed program box may display only a single text string, a large blank space before the installed programs, or other display problems.

Most likely, a programs uninstaller removed registry entries required by the Add/Remove Programs tool. You can reset these registry entries by opening a CMD prompt and typing:

REGSVR32 APPWIZ.CPL

If this doesn't fix the problem, see the registry entries at Q266668.

NOTE: Other Add/Remove Programs applet problems are documented at:

Tip 6002. You cannot Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel?
 
Tip 5001. Installing IE 5.5 or IE 6.0 on Windows 2000 may cause the Add/Remove Programs tool to hang or misbehave?
 
Tip 3860. Windows 2000 'Add/Remove Programs' issues Mshta.exe error?
 
Tip 4157. The Add/Remove Programs tool displays as multiple dialog boxes?
 
Tip 6032. The Windows 2000 Add/Remove Programs applet does NOT open?
 
tip 10045. Add/Remove Programs applet reports 'Object doesn't support this property or method'?
 



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