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My concern is exactly as you described it: that the system will slow down or, even worse, will become unstable. Supported on: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 operating systems only. The version my children installed is mentioned as Windows Live Messenger in Control Panel>Add/Remove software and can be removed that way.- MSN isn't a program. It also tells how to disable those 2 programs, so they don't run. http://teknodroid.net/windows-installer/windows-installer-error-codes.html

But somehow I think you aren't going to listen. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. TechNet Magazine. I browsed the second option and it is WAY too technical for me. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/add-remove-windows-components-feature-does-not-work-384193/

Could you please send me your working script file so that i can try with psexec.exe in my environment. You can then go into Control Panel | Add or Remove Programs and then use Add/Remove Windows Components to remove Messenger. Modify the registry at your own risk. Sorry!

Notify me of new posts via email. Type your username in the Select User or Group Box Allow Set Value permissions to your user account Click OK and close the dialog Related links How To Use the Windows Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Revo by vertical123 / February 25, 2010 1:56 AM PST In reply to: "Add/Remove Windows Components" does not work I e-mailed to the I would rather go for the extremes.

unable to add/remove windows components Add/Remove Mcafee window cut off!? Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator Please confirm User Account Control pop-up Please select, right and copy a registry key from Uninstall that program and see if it works.IF that does not work, I found another problem at another website that another person had with the same file. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/838420 solved Can't Access Bios when Crucial M4 SSD connected - (but could before Windows 10 failed install) More resources See also solved can't access router page from my windows 10

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. I will try this. by Kees Bakker / February 26, 2010 10:16 PM PST In reply to: It still does not work I checked for MSN Messenger. After downloading the file from the link> Kelly gave I took a look at the two files and they were identical.

It won't hurt the computer, but it CAN slow it down because at startup, the computer does a "handshake" with everything that is listed in the registry, and that is why http://www.winhelponline.com/xp/arpwc.htm Perhaps that would make it easier to follow. Microsoft Corporation. NOTE: Well, as I have found, SYSOCMGR does not work via PSEXEC.

To do a backup on my hard disk, it takes 1 hour 30 minutes. this content Note: Citrix strongly recommends that any steps outlined in this article are thoroughly tested and validated in non-production environments prior to use. The steps to do that will be as follow: Create an unattended file Set up the location of Windows installation files and Windows Service Pack files Run SYSOCMGR.exe remotely and silently DHCPServer Specifies whether to install the DHCP Server service and configure the computer as a DHCP server.

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  2. It was only Windows checking the external hard drive, as its drive light was flashing and flashing for quite awhile and then turned off when the screen went back to normal.~
  3. Regards, Babe. ************************************************** ******** Windows Messenger comes as part of WinXP but if you do not use this feature and wish to completely remove it from WinXp Home/Pro then do the
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  5. OR create a new account, restart the computer, and log into that new "Dummy" account.
  6. The specific error code is 0x2 at line > 2088999411.> > Then:> > The application could not be initialized.> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.> Related Resources Can't get at
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  8. IAS Specifies whether to install the Internet Authentication Services (IAS) and creates a shortcut to the IAS MMC snap-in under Administrative Tools on the Start menu.
  9. you will receive a message "Uninstallation completed" This is the best way to do the task.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Still does not work by vertical123 /
  10. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system.

Or delete the folder in Program Files if you insist on removing it in an unofficial way, which is the only way, even after a reinstall of Windows XP.- MSN Messenger To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Open the file %SystemRoot%\inf\sysoc.inf Where %SystemRoot% will point to something like C:\Windows or C:\Winnt or the wherver WinXP was installed / upgraded The actual harddrive is pointed to by %SystemDrive% The weblink Note: If you want to hide "Add/Remove Windows Components" to a specific user you need to modify or add the registry key under his SID.

Ask ! I was doing this on my ever PC and never seen a piece of Outlook Express again.?MSN Messenger isn't part of Windows?Control Panel>Add/Remove software and can be removed that way? ? The Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) is trying to repair and uninstall at the same time.

and I have Silverlight installed.

Type regedit and press ok Please confirm User Account Control pop-up Microsoft official disclaimer Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by This is the example of the Path.reg file Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup] "SourcePath"="C:\\Software\\Windows XP SP3" "ServicePackSourcePath"="C:\\Software\\Windows XP SP3" Note: Do not forget to use double backslashes Note: The I386 Note: The Automatic logon with current user name and password is a per-user setting; if these settings are not configured by the local administrator, each user must configure this option; to All rights reserved. | Terms of Use Notes of Windows Admin Solutions and tips from Andrew Karmadanov HomeAbout Remote Installation of the WindowsComponents Add/Remove Programs is the best place to

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. The specific error code is 0x2 at line 2011806598. This is the first time I have tried to access the add/remove windows applet, so I am not sure if this error By Kenshin in forum PressF1 Replies: 4 Last Post: 11-11-2002, 12:07 PM Removing Windows Messenger in WinXP By Babe Ruth in forum PressF1 Replies: 9 Last Post: 05-11-2002, 04:44 PM For check over here Microsoft first released the utility in 1999[1] to help Windows-based computers clean up installed programs that would either refuse or pretend not to remove themselves from the "add/remove programs" feature in

My ?office space? It is at http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7813_102-0.html?messageID=3255279&tag=commProfileMain;profileBot#3255279Your questions don't sound weird at all and don't be afraid to ask. by fjord_fox / February 25, 2010 3:54 PM PST In reply to: It does not allow to post I have been following your lead?I pointed you to my instructions at http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7813_102-0.html?messageID=3255279&tag=commProfileMain;profileBot#3255279.