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When you open Add/Remove Programs applet and click an application entry, you may notice that the Change, Remove (or Change/Remove) buttons may be missing, thus leaving only the application name entry there.
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Here is a method to make Windows show the Remove, Change (or the Change/Remove button together) buttons in the listing.

RESOLUTION

  1. Click Start, Run and type REGEDIT. This starts the Registry Editor. Navigate to:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    \SOFTWARE
    \Microsoft
    \Windows
    \CurrentVersion
    \Uninstall
    \

  2. In the right-pane, do the following:

    Double-click NoRemove (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0
    Double-click NoModify (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0

    If NoRemove is set to 1, the Remove button will be unavailable
    If NoModify is set to 1, the Change button will be unavailable

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Final result is you'll get the Change and Remove buttons back (or, the Change/Remove button together).
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by La Luna See Profile edited by MSeng See Profile
last modified: 2007-06-10 14:07:43