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Add/Remove program When list of programs loads, there are very few displayed. The remainder of the window is blank. Where'd they go? How can I repair it. Rolling back system restore points hasn't helped.

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If your talking about the listed programs on your machine in Windows Add/Remove? If youve done a restore and nothing has happened then the computer is only listing whatever programmes youve installed. In other words if there are six programmes installed it will show only those six. It cannot possibly show anything or something other than that. If your sure you installed a particular programme and it didnt show up then you need help from Microsoft. They are display in that area for a purpose either the user wants to repair a software or uninstall it. Have I misunderstood your initial help?

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Antivirus2008


Hi,

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Restart the system.

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