Applications Missing in Add/Remove Program in Windows®
How to fix the issue related to missing applications in Add/ Remove Program in Windows Operating System?
Windows Operating Systems provides the user with many facilities to ensure the satisfaction of the users upon working the Operating System. The features that are offered by the Windows include both the entertainment utilities and also some protection measures. One among the feature is add or remove programs option in the control panel window. Click on the start menu and access the control panel option from settings option or directly depending upon the Operating System. Then the user can find add or remove programs option in the control panel. Click on the option and a list of all the programs that are installed on the system will be appeared. The user can reinstall or remove the programs from the option there. But many users find difficulty in removing the programs through add or remove programs. One such issue is the missing of the programs in add or remove programs option.
Following are the important points related to applications missing in Add/ Remove Programs in Windows:
- Tips to solve
- Points to remember
One of the reasons for missing applications in Add/ Remove Programs is missing of Appwiz.cpl or Setupc.dll in the system. The damage or corruption of these files also causes this issue. Virus infection within the system may also cause this problem. The viruses can change the registry values and corrupt the folders. This situation occurs most frequently with Antivirus programs.
Tips to solve
The user is advised to check whether the system has got infected with any of the viruses. If so, remove the malware with the help of srong Antivirus software. Scan the system completely to get rid of malware. Another option is to extract the missing files that cause the issue from Operating System installation CD to the system folder.
The user should not change the system registry values by himself if the issue is caused due to the corrupted registry values or virus infected registry entries. It is better to seek the help of technicians to clean the registry. The repair installation of Operating System should be done as a last step to get rid of this problem.
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