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Programs And Features - Installed Missing Programs


I installed windows 7 in december and every-thing's working fine. I wanted to remove the vpn software and found that half of the programs that i installed are not listed in the program and features window. These programs won't install any other way.

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Programs, Updates, Features Will Not Install Or Uninstall

Installed win 7 os without issues. Began installing my programs and applications, all working fine. Found a more recent version of boinc was available so tried to install, installation hung, no progress, got an error something like 'installation process not responding would you like to try again', said yes and left the machine. After about 10 mins installation still hung, shutdown the machine. Now no applications will install or un-install, including windows updates and windows features. Everything else seems to be working fine.

Os; win 7 64 bit
Pc; dell xps 420
Intalled applications:
Ms office 2003
Boinc v6. 6. 36
Norton ghost 14
Norton 360 v3


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Posted On: 2010-01-19 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-15 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Using a asus laptop, f50s series


Posted On: 2009-10-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Also, i'd like to add it is not an illegal version of word, the friend of mine who installed it for me is a computer technician. And also, i believe it is the newest version of office available right now.


Posted On: 2010-01-12 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Customer service recommended that i try an in-place upgrade, however, as i'm using an hp mini 110, i have neither a disk drive nor a packaged installation disk.

Customer service also recommended that i use the system file checker to fix the problem and that i create a new user account from safe mode and see if the feature is available there. Neither solution worked.

Are there any other ideas or fixes i can try before resorting to buying a disk drive and ordering an installation disk from customer service?


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Posted On: 2010-08-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Also, these two programs have weird icons instead of their own icons. I don't mind this but i'd like the add/remove programs to show all of the information on my installed programs. Ny ideas on how to find the missing information? I'm not very used to windows since i use os x more. Ndrew


Posted On: 2010-08-11 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Openoffice.org does appear, and when i click on it in the list and click choose defaults for this program many of the defaults are already set to the equivalent microsoft office application. But there are some associations (such as text files) that are not correctly associated, and possibly others that i don't know about. I'd like to click on microsoft word and then click set this program as default so that it will automatically open all the files it can.


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Posted On: 2010-02-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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1. , I don't want to void any warranties

2. , I'm just beginning to learn my way around computers, and windows 7 is totally new to me (i was using windows xp, and not with any expertise)

3. , I really don't want to uninstall and reinstall the whole program when it appears that just one part of it is not working.

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Posted On: 2010-01-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-20 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-19 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-19 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .