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Windows 7: Unistall or Change A Program Listing Empty


23 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
 
 
Unistall or Change A Program Listing Empty

After uninstalling an application via the Unistall or Change A Program facility in Control Panel, the list of installed programs is completely empty. I then went into regedit and found the following entry gone:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

What can I do? I use the Backup facility weekly to back up my files, but does it include the registry? And if so, can the registry be restored from backup?


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23 Feb 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

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Registry is suppose to be included in the system restore points.
You have the problem, now. If you know when it started go back a few days prior and check the results. If you make a SR point before starting, you cannot lose.
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23 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
 
 

I just recently upgraded to Windows 7 from WinXP two weeks ago. It doesn't appear that the installation process set up restore point creations automatically. The C drive didn't have System Protection turned on so I have no restore points to restore from.
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