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Jun 14, 2005 Cannot open add/remove program XP Sep 5, 2006 When I open the add and remove program nothing shows up Feb 16, 2011 Add New Comment You need to When I try I get an error message that reads: "Setup was unable to open information file wbemoc.inf. No wbemoc.inf file in \windows\inf folder, just a wbemoc.pnf file. It offers us a choice: to delete or keep the backup of installation files. this contact form

I mean I would rather reinstall the whole thing but this is really the last, the very last resort. Do you ever use Wordpad if you have MS or Open Office? - Convert.exe. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2010 5:57 AM PST In reply to: "Add/Remove Windows Components" feature does not work Uninstall then reinstall SilverLight. Hope this info is enough Top White Papers and Webcasts Popular Next-Gen Now - Outsmarting ransomware, rootkits, and ...

Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... So it's not clear what you want to uninstall. although, a message appeared saying "There is more than one instance of component 'Royal'.

Pen Tester's Programming Style At delivery time, client criticises the lack of some features that weren't written on my quote. This setting does not prevent users from using other tools and methods to configure services or add or remove program components. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 24, 2010 3:49 AM PST In reply to: "Add/Remove Windows Components" does not work Among other infections. Or just copy/paste the content of sysoc.inf into a post May 16, 2011 #4 abe10tiger TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 770 +10 Thanks for your reply.

There is a file C:\windows\inf\sysoc.inf that controls what shows up in the add remove programs menu. Setup is continuing, however it may not function as expected" The 'Royal' it was talking about was a theme I'm currently using. If you have a program installed that uses that inf file, you are bound to find it by using this method of searching. Then, when you try to use a function of Windows that depends on those files, it may hang up the system.

Thank you for your advice! Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? Only people (like you?) that pursue unpractical purposes would - in your circumstances - do a reinstall of Windows XP to be able to run "Add/Remove Windows components" to totally remove I've never installed VAIOXP.

To do the SAME backup on MY WD, it took 4 hours and 30 minutes. http://www.5starsupport.com/xp-faq/1-17.htm I believe I do not understand the instructions. Report • #3 vertical123 February 23, 2010 at 17:07:55 Hi,Thank you! But proceed at your own risk /* edit */ p.s.

When you have invalid entries, it makes it take a little longer.When Windows XP came out, my uninstaller program no longer worked, and I never bothered to buy a new one. weblink Microsoft advises you that nothing terrible happens but it would be beneficial for future maintenance of the program if we keep the files. How do I add the component? Do any of those component names look familiar?

That is why this forum is here.I don't know anything about Revo Uninstaller. When I try I get an error message that reads: > > "Setup was unable to open information file wbemoc.inf. What was Stan Lee's character reading on the bus in Doctor Strange This is my pillow What is the total sum of the cardinalities of all subsets of a set? navigate here Kees,Thank you!

Developer does not see priority in git Development Workflow being followed more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile There are wbemoc.inf files in a c:\i386 folder and in a c:\windows\I386 folder, however - both the same size. Barry,Thanks!

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I didn't find LongSIde or some of the other components at the end of your version of sysocf.inf in native Windows (examples of some things added in your version not in Thomas J Thomas replied Mar 21, 2009 Quote from MUDHI on another thread Why is it missing have no idea, but you can launch the add/remove program from the XP CD. It hardly takes any diskspace. his comment is here PCMag Digital Group AdChoices unused Win XP ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Me Win 2000 Win 2012 Win 2008

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