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Windows 7: Recently installed programs not showing up in add/remove programs?

28 Dec 2013   #11
nayeni k

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i got the same problem. i installed some games but now i wanna uninstall it but it is not showing up in windows uninstall.
i dont know what to do but i reall wanna uninstall those programs. but all those games are working properly.


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26 Jan 2015   #12
malagast

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Same here. A few months back noticed that some programs I've once installed, don't show up in Windows' Control Panel "list of programs". Seems like they are from some specific time, since there are older and newer programs that show up just fine. Newly installed programs add up also well.

Windows uninstaller registry is also missing these certain programs.

My first, and only so far, guess is that on my case this has something to do with the certain buggy Win7 update that came last fall.
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02 Mar 2015   #13
gjc

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

I had this same issue and failed to find a solution on the web. I ended up getting it resolved at superuser.
Here is the thread:
Most programs not visible in Programs and Features in windows 7 - Super User

And here is the article that resolved the issue:
How Add/Remove Programs Works - Spiceworks

In my case, viruses/malware, were most likely the culprit.
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