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Can I remove IE (all versions) and its components from servers.- disable IE is not a solution.

Q: Can I remove IE (all versions) and its components from servers.- disable IE is not a solution.

Hi,
We have a requirement from our security division to remove / uninstall IE (all versions) from servers which directly exposed internet.
As per below article, we can disable IE but its not solution as IE and other components still remains on the system and need to continue security patches related IE,
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4013567/how-to-disable-internet-explorer-on-windows
Please advise,

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Hi ,
Can any one let me know what are the latest Management Pack Versions available for HPE ProLiant Servers and HPE 3PAR Storage.
Also let me know the below MP's (mentioned below) support TLS 1.2 or not on SCOM 2012 R2.

HPE ProLiant Servers Version 1.8.
HPE 3PAR Storage Version 4.9

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How do you disable Proxy Servers? I really need help cause my FireFox says that a proxy server is blocking my connection.

A:How to Disable Proxy Servers?

Are you a home user or are you on a company Network? if it is the later, then you must talk to your System Administrator.

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Every time I boot up with firefox, I get "This Proxy Server is refusing connection -- check proxy settings. But how do I do that?
I'm running Firefox 305.2

A:How to disable Proxy Servers?

Hi Paul Cooper.

Proxy settings can be found:-

Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Connection > Click 'Settings' button.

If you are connecting direct to the internet, select - No Proxy

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I cannot get into this section because everytime i try, it says it cannot load the system information file "rsoptcom.inf". The specific error code is 0x2 at line 2086412116.
How can i fix this? Thanks in advance
 

A:add/remove components

If you have the Installation CD, go to Start->Run, type SFC /Scannow and click oK.
 

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I remember back in the day of Windows 98 or something you could add and remove things from the Installation disk. I screwed up my Media Player and would love to reinstall it but i can't.

I tried the whole installing Media Player 11 thing and it works but doesn't look that good and i can only play files in the library or by drag and drop. Double clicking an .mp3 just gives some sort of server error?

A:Add/Remove components

You might need to restore the .mp3 file association.

Go to control panel and go to Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations

You can select a file extension and then the change program button to select which program will open.

They seemed to have changed it for windows 7 because in all previous versions of windows you would have had to open windows explorer.

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Hi does anyone have an idea how to disable or remove the Windows 7 calculator. I want to disable this feature due to cheaters using the calculator whilst doing maths homework? Bloody desperate here. !!!!!!!!!!!

I find it ridiculous its not that easy to do . - Ijust want to Ditch the Calculator.

Thank you

A:Disable calculator in Windows 7 - Remove, Disable, Delete, Ditch.

A user could just use any spreadsheet application or online calculator so I don't get why you think that this will work.

Yes it can be done either via Group Policy or via a registry edit.

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Does anyone know what file runs when you click on Add/Remove Windows Components in Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel?

Mines malfunctioning and Id like to try and replace it, but I can't find any info on where to look for it.

(When I click on it now, instead of getting a box with choices for Windows, it goes immediately to the action of installing, without going through the choosing part at all).

thx in advance

the dave
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components

Please start the Command Prompt and type or copy & paste sfc /scannow

Windows will check the presence and versions of all vital files. You will be prompted for the Windows CD if anything needs to be replaced.
 

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whenever i go to open this i get the message "setup library msgrocm.dll could not be loaded,or function OcEntry could not be found.Contact your system administrator.the specific error code is 0x7e"the i click ok in that window and that is followed by an additional window stating"The application could not be initialized".please help because i am fairly new to all this and hoping it can be repaired.thank you
 

A:add remove windows components help?

what are you trying to do? are you an administrator?
 

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When I open ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS and then click on the ADD/REMOVE WINDOWS COMPONENTS I get two error messages and nothing shows. Any ideas anyone?

Messages:
1) Setup was unable to load the master information file.
2) The application could not be initialized.

I am running Windows XP Pro with all the updates and patches installed.
 

A:Add/remove Windows (xp) Components

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Other day I added the fax service just to have a look. I clicked the fax service, inserted the CD, reboot. Then my IE, OE, Paint, calcu. Were gone.
Maybe other things.
Am I getting old and senile? Don't answer that.
What am I missing about how to use this "feature?"
Am now gun shy about it.

2- I now have a folder at top of control panel, settings. Nothing in it. Think it might have something to do with fax? I never completed the fax wizard.
Thanks bb
 

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Hi guys just installed office 2016. Didn't give me any options during the install now I want to remove some of the apps it put on that I don't need eg. Publisher one note PowerPoint

Any ideas?

A:Remove office components

During the install, Office prompts you to perform a "typical" installation vs. a "custom" installation. If you select "custom", you can pick and choose which components to install.

Once installed, you can go to "Programs and Features" as if you wanted to uninstall the program but when you highlight Office, select "Change" instead of uninstall. You will then be able to pick and choose which components to remove from, or add to, the existing installation.

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Hi,when I go to Control panel>add or remove programs>add/remove window components,I get an error message saying"setup was unable to open information file sidebar.inf"
Any help would be good.
Henkes
 

A:add/remove window components

Go to Windows\inf. In the right pane scroll down to sidebar.inf. Right click it and choose install.

If it isn't listed ...

Go to Windows\inf. In the right pane scroll down to sysoc.inf. Open it in Notepad and remove this line:
any line containing "sidebar.inf"
 

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I have in another thread been trying to get rid of some minor annoyances concerning Windows live id. Among other stuff i used add/remove windows components in the add/remove programs menu. I checked Windows messenger and MSN Explorer, it did some stuff, and also removed Outlook express, Windows media player, Internet Explorer, calc.exe and all the in-built games. Some of these were options with tick boxes, but i only selected messenger and MSN. What has happened? I have had no problem restoring all of the above, IExplorer, Outlook and Media Player could easily be reinstalled using add/remove components, put i cant help but wonder what else is gone. I restored calc and the games by copying the corresponding .exe's from another Windows XP, so you dont have to worry about that. The items in the list are: Other file- and writer services for network, Fax service, Indexing service, Internet Explorer, MSN Explorer, Network Services, Outlook Express, Additions and tools, Updating of root certificate, Tool for handling and surveillance, Windows media player and Windows messenger,

A:Add/remove windows components

If I believe that Windows is removing functions which are part of it...then I'd have to conclude that you need to do a clean install, since this is obviously not the way Windows works when in good shape.Or...I might assume that your system has become impaired via malware., which comes around pretty much to the same suggestion as the first instance.At the very least...I would suggest running a repair install of XP, to see if that can correct whatever has taken place...as well as doing several scans for malware before attempting such repair.I'd also check Event Viewer for the last five most recent errors noted, as I look for clues to what is going on.How To Use Event Viewer - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/ I would also have concerns about possible hardware problems.Louis

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Have another good one... I'm trying to learn NetMeeting just for the hell of it. Ran across an interesting problem (NOTE: system description below) Went to add windows components in Win XP Pro... Selected those to be added, XP started looking for install files, but could not locate specific application and dll files. WinExplorer displays the correct file in the correct folder, but install program cannot seem to locate same. Tried to install from HDD as well as O/S CD. I have installed XP on 100+ computers and never seen this! Any clues?

Second: Where in hell is NetMeeting? Can't find it in XP, and don't get much of any answer from Help and Support.

Thanks,
DRF

"In order to draw a limit to thinking, we should have to think both sides of this limit." - Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components, then what?

microsoft wants you to use msn messenger, so they hid netmeeting. it's still there, though. click start->run
then type in: conf
Also check this out>> http://www.ntfaq.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=25794
 

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Hi guys just installed office 2016. Didn't give me any options during the install now I want to remove some of the apps it put on that I don't need eg. Publisher one note PowerPoint

Any ideas?

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Hi

I cannot make sense of the limited information in my Windows XP Home Edition Help Files with regard to how one adds or removes windows components.

When I open the facility through Control Panel>Add and Remove Programmes I see a number of items; some are checked and some aren't; some have file sizes against them and some don't. More importantly, the checked items do not correspond to the items I have installed, which is very confusing. Also, if I try to add or remove an item, I don't get the option to either add or remove it; it just does it. Consequently, I have inadvertently removed something I need and had to reinstall it.

Can anyone tell me how this facility is supposed to work or point me to a
simple and understandable explanation of the procedure.

A:Add or Remove Windows Components

hello,

when you go into the add & remove programs you will notice on the left side of the window a colum that has other options in it

you will want to select the add & remove windows componets

now what are you trying to install or remove ?

Mike

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Other day I added the fax service just to have a look. I clicked the fax service, inserted the CD, reboot. Then my IE, OE, Paint, calcu. Were gone.
Maybe other things.
Am I getting old and senile? Don't answer that.
What am I missing about how to use this "feature?"
Am now gun shy about it.

2- I now have a folder at top of control panel, settings. Nothing in it. Think it might have something to do with fax? I never completed the fax wizard.
Thanks bb

A:Add, remove windows components

If you uncheck anything in the add/remove windows components wizard it will uninstall it. So you should have kept what you already had ticked and add the fax service to the list. You probably unticked those other items.

Go back to the add/remove windows components wizards, recheck what's gone and insert the CD when asked. This should reinstall the missing programs.

Don't know about your empty folder in the control panel though, but it may be related.

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In adding and removing components,I have the fax
services that i want to eliminate which is 3.8MB.
How do you delete/start. And if you delete is the
size 3.8MB also eliminated, because in one case the
IE6 is not checked and the size is 0.0MB. Confused
Even though my IE6 is functioning properly. OS XP
Home SP2....

Thanks,

Billjh
 

A:Solved: XP Home Add/Remove Components

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In Control Panel / Add or Remove Programs in the Add/Remove Windows Components section I have a problem. When I click on Add/Remove Windows Components, instead of the box coming up which lists all your Windows components, mine goes immediately to the install dialog as if I had already clicked through. It runs as if installing new components - finishes in a few sections and thats it.

I searched online for a similar problem and fix but didnt find anything. I wondering if anyone had this or knows a way to fix it so the normal Windows Components Dialog Box pops up when It should.

Thanks in advance

dave
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components malfubction

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In XP, Add/Remove Windows components...I do not really get it; says to check a box to add/remove a component, but which is it? Do you check a box to add it, or remove it or what??? And how do I know what to do what with (what a sentence!)
And, some of the things listed here, like Internet Explorer for example, say "0.0MB", and some have amounts there...how the heck do I use this? Anything to clue me in...will help me understand this a little more...and I really need to! Very appreciated!!
 

A:Help with Add/Remove Windows Components needed...

Checking the box will install the component. Unchecking should uninstall it.
 

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About two months ago I accidentally uninstaled some windows components and it turns out that I need them and have not been able to reinstall them. I have been trying to reinstall the advanced features in my sounds and audio devices. Since I removed that feature when I play a DVD no my computer the sound will not get very loud. I am having no problem with other videos just DVD's. But I have also tried reinstalling games and other features and they will not install either.

When trying to install I use the Windows Installation CD and the installation seems to go fine. I don't get any error message, so I'm not sure what the problem is. I also tried the Add/Remove Programs feature in the control panel and got the same results.

I have reinstalled Windows XP service pack 2, which did nothing. Then around the same time I started having another problem, which I'm not sure if it is not related problem or not. When I do Automatic Windows Updates it has been stuck on the same update for about two months now. It is stuck on Security Update for Windows XP (KB939373). It installs and I reset the computer and then after about 30 min. it wants to install the same update again.

It is very strange! Thanks for any help!
 

A:unable to add/remove windows components

Welcome to TSG....

For the not able to install any programs try this:

Go to Start/Run and type in:
msiexec /unregister [click ok]

Then Start/Run and type in:
msiexec /regserver [click ok]

Then reboot the computer when finished.

For the other problem the fix will be after this is solved.
 

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I recently was trying to make some changes in the Add/Remove Windows Components and found it didn't work. I would click the icon in Add/Remove Programs, but instead of opening, a Components Wizard would open saying it's configuring the components but would leave a box saying it's finished. It always does this.

Please, someone tell me if there is a way to fix this problem.
Thanks. (Running WinXP Pro)
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components not working

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Hi. A while back I removed the calculator and paint programs from my computer and I've been trying to figure out how to restore them for some time now. I have found out that I need to go to Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components, but when I go to add them again, I get a prompt asking for my Windows XP disc. The problem is, when I purchased this computer, it didnt come with the install disc, Windows XP was already pre-installed.

So my question is, is there any way to Add the Windows components without the original install disc?
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components without XP disc

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Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2
Computer Company: Hewlett-Packard

In the process of removing a trojan some of the windows components were removed including outlook express, games, and windows messenger... All of these have been successfully restored. However, I am unable to restore MSN Explorer, when i try i get a popup that says

The file 'auupdate.exe' on (unknown) is neededClick to expand...

i do not know where to find this, it is set to find it as default in c:\windows\ServicePackFiles but when i select ok then it says file is not located here.

where do i locate this file??
 

A:Solved: Add or Remove Windows Components

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Does anyone have any information on how to COMPLETELY REMOVE the following components? Not just disable/turn off, i want them GONE, i have no need for them.

Windows Firewall
Windows Defender

I'm behind a cisco hardware firewall, i do not need firewall, it just consumes memory/resources and is in general useless for me. Also i use other programs for anti-virus/anti-spy-ware and i have no need for defender, i want it gone as well.

any info would be appreciated, as googling doesn't result in much so far.

A:Completely remove windows components?

I would use reveno for the best removal and then ccleaner for any remnants that may remain.


http://www.revouninstaller.com/
http://www.piriform.com/

It is possible, however, that Defender will present a problem, since it was a component of the OS, when initially installed. In that event it would probably take a registry change to remove it completely.

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Have two questions.

1) recently removed some unneeded programs(games movie maker etc.). Wanted to remove windows
windows messenger. Went to add/remove windows components an found two entries for messenger ?..
From what i gather,if you want to remove a component you would remove check mark in box to the left
which would only process that item and other components would remain as is. Hit next to proceed
and windows component wizard ran. Hit finish to complete. Problem was games,movie maker programs
reappeared. looks like all components are processed(games from accessories component,etc).
Does any one know exactly how to work with add/remove components program?.

thanks
 

A:Solved: add/remove windows components

This is it
To Remove a Windows XP Component
Log on as Administrator or as a member of the Administrators group.
Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
Click Add/Remove Windows Components. The Windows Components Wizard starts.
In the Components list, click to clear the check box next to the component that you want to remove. Note that a shaded check box next to a component indicates that only some of its subcomponents are installed.

If you want to remove a subcomponent, click Details. Then, click to clear the check box next to the subcomponents that you want to remove, and then click OK.
Click Next.
In the Completing the Windows Components Wizard screen, click Finish

 

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Hello, I Can't access Add/Remove Windows Components.

I got the following error:

Setup library fp40ext.dll could not be loaded, or function FrontPage4Extensions could not be found.

Contact your system administrator. The specific error code is 0x7e.

(Im on my admin account)

A:Can't access Add/Remove Windows Components

1) What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?
2) Have you tried system restore?

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By accident I must have deleted the the games and some of the accessories when I tried to remove Messenger and MSN via the "add/remove windows components."

I did remove those two things I wanted to by using this feature but it was so confusing and gives NO directions on exactly how to add or remove items. So now I have items missing that I did NOT want to remove and the guy who installed XP tried to do a "repair" with his install disk but it didn't work and the games, accessories, etc., are still missing. He has no idea how to use the add/remove windows components either!

I know exactly what's missing but have no idea on HOW to add them back. When I tried to add them back, the wizard asked for the install disk and I don't have one.

If I did have a disk, HOW do I choose what to add back/reinstall?
When opening the add/remove windows components box, there's a scrolling list with some boxes checked and some unchecked, some say 00 next to the item and some give a size of that item.

If I just want to add back "games" and "accessories" for example, do I check the box to the left of the item if it's UNCHECKED or not? And do go through the whole drop down menu and UNCHECK all other boxes of itmes already installed?

I hope sosmeone can explain exatly how to do this because even the Microsoft articles about it is very confusing.
Thanks!!!
 

A:add/remove windows components confusing, help!

How To Add or Remove a Windows Component in Windows XP - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307894
 

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I went to "Control Panel", "Add or Remove Programs", "Add/Remove Windows Componets". Got a notice of "Windows XP Setup". Setup was unable to open information File 4. Contact your system Administrator. Specific Error Code is 0x2 at line 201184389. I am an Administrater and I am no help. I cannot add Windows Componets. Anyone! What can I do now.
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components does not work

A friend said I may have a bad sysoc.inf file. Got a copy from him and copied it to Windows/system32 folder. It is from WinXP Professional so I had to remove some lines to make it work on my XP Home. Added a Windows Component, and it works. Do not know how the original sysoc.inf file got that way or what was wrong with it. Made a copy of the one that works, just in case. Will keep my fingers out and see what happens.
 

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when i try to go to the add/remove windows componenets tab in add/remove programs.. i get a message box that says "Setup was unable to load the master information file." and then after i click okay i get another message box which says "The application could not be initialized." how do i fix this so i can access it..

A:Add/Remove Windows Components not working..

Try this:

http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/sysocerror.htm

~GICodeWarrior

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When I click on Add/Remove Windows Components, I first get an error message:sysocmgr.exe-Ordinal not found: The Ordinal 1118 could not be located in the dynamic link library WSOC32.dll​When I click "OK" on that, I get another message:setuplibrary iis.dll could not be loaded, or function OcEntry could not be found. Contact your system administrator. The specific error code is 0x7e​When I click on that, I get a final error message:The application could not be initialized​
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components error

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Hello to All @ TSG,

In the Add/Remove and then Windows componenets, I noticed that OE and IE folders have zero bytes. Windows Media Player is also the same. Eventhough all are installed on my computer. Why is this, please?

Many thanks
 

A:Solved: Add/Remove Windows Components

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Hi. A while back I removed the calculator and paint programs from my computer and I've been trying to figure out how to restore them for some time now. I have found out that I need to go to Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components, but when I go to add them again, I get a prompt asking for my Windows XP disc. The problem is, when I purchased this computer, it didnt come with the install disc, Windows XP was already pre-installed.

So my question is, is there any way to Add the Windows components without the original install disc?

A:Add/Remove Windows Components without XP disc

You can use the Powertoy Calculator instead, trust me, it's much better.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...powertoys.mspx

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When trying to remove Windows Messenger, I made a mess of the Add/Remove Windows Components section of Add/Remove Programs from the Control Panel.

Instructions are very confusing, as Windows tells you in order to add/remove the various components, either check or uncheck the box. Not knowing if I should check or uncheck, I tried both, and in the process removed numerous if not all the components.

Somehow, I managed to get Internet Explorer and Outlook Express back. I honestly do not remember how I did this as I was in a panic state. Meanwhile, I lost MSPaint. And, I'm worried about the other components, like Indexing Service, Networking Services, etc.

I may be making more of an issue than need be. Currently, in the list of components, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, and Windows Media Player ARE checked. And obviously, those 3 programs are working.

So, in order to reinstall components that may or may not be missing, do I simply CHECK the boxes?

Accessories and Utilities is NOT checked. I'm assuming that's the reason for why MSPAINT disappeared.

Hopefully I answered my own question, so perhaps I just need a confirmation.

Still, it's very confusing as to whether I should check or uncheck. Does check mean the program will load, and no check means it will not? Or is it the other way around?

Thanx.
 

A:Reconfigure Add/Remove Windows Components

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I have been confused for years about how to use this facility. I once asked the question on a Windows Newsgroup on how to use it and received totally and amazingly intemperate replies, questioning my right to have a computer, based on my obviously severely limited intellectual abilties. So I have steered clear of this function since then. But now I need to use it.

I can find no explanation of this facility that is any deeper than reproducing the words that appear in the window. My confusion is the wording: "To add or remove a component, click the checkbox".

Well, which is it? If I click the checkbox is the component added or is it removed? (Please don't answer 'yes'!).

Even before I start, some checkboxes are already checked. What does this mean? Others are not; what does this mean?

Some entries have an empty checkbox but show a non-zero amount of memory. What does this mean? Others have a zero amount of memory. What does this mean?

Similarly there are some entries with already checked ckeckboes showing non-zero amounts of memory while others show zero amounts of memory.

How can all these options be selected by just a binary switch (checkbox checked/not-checked)?

Does the default entry for Internet Explorer (checked checkbox but zero memory) mean that IE will be removed when I click 'next'?

See - it's quite confusing and inconsistent.

Could somebody please explain this function using the entry for MSN Explorer as an example. On my system... Read more

A:Add/Remove Windows Components confusion

If you put a checkbox in one of the programs that does not have the box checked, it will Add the Program. Windows Messenger and MSN Explorer are a part of Windows so you can't really uninstall them per se, but in "Add Remove Windows Components", scroll down and remove the Check box for Windows Messenger and MSN Explorer it will disable it from your system.

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Is there a removal tool for IE? I have used add/remove programs and search companion. I think all versions are gone but I am not sure. Is there an alternate removal tool to clean up any left behind stuff, specifically in the registry? I have used CCleaner and PowerTools Lite.

The reason I am asking is that Sophos anti-rootkit finds over 10,000 non-removable Zone Map registry entries. It looks like a list of blocked web sites to protect IE users, kind of like spybot s+d's and spyware terminators immunization lists are. It is a lot of clutter. I want to get rid of it.

I do not want to use IE again. I am fine with Chrome and Firefox.

A:Completely Remove All Versions of IE From My PC

Not possible to remove 'every trace' of IE in XP. It is very symbiotic with XP.

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When i get into control panel>add remove programs > Add remove windows components i get an error message:
"Setup was unable to load the master information FIle"
Then when i press ok another window popups :

Cannot initialize or something ....
Please help ....
Also another problem on my PC that i cant change the Language options in control panel because the Field where the language options are (English/German etc ...) is simply empty ... it like the service is off or broken .....

Please help
 

A:Add/Remove Windows Components Doesnt Work

Do you have a Microsoft XP CD or cabinet files on the hard drive in the location of c:\I386

I believe what is not loading here is the sysoc.inf file. You can restore it to the c:\windows\inf folder.

Do a file search for it. You should have one copy in c:\windows\inf

You may find another in c:\I386

If you do, you may be able to copy the I386 file to c:\windows\inf

You probably ought to rename the one there first, eg: sysoc.old

If you just find sysoc.in_ with an underscore, that is a compressed file and needs to be expanded. It can be done using the following command with either your Microsoft CD or the c:\I386 folder as the source. I'll give the CD based command:
expand d:\i386\sysoc.in_ c:\windows\inf

this assumes 'd' is the letter assigned the CD-ROM drive. There is a space after the _ and before c:

I have nothing on the second problem, but the two may be related.

You can also try going to Start>Run and entering:

sfc /scannow

Close all Windows before doing that or you may not see the procedure execute.

You may need your System CD if files need to be restored. You may also not get any prompts at all if restores are made from the installed cache or c:\i386 folder.
 

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When I click on Add/Remove Windows Components, I first get an error message:
sysocmgr.exe-Ordinal not found: The Ordinal 1118 could not be located in the dynamic link library WSOC32.dll​
When I click "OK" on that, I get another message:
setuplibrary iis.dll could not be loaded, or function OcEntry could not be found. Contact your system administrator. The specific error code is 0x7e​
When I click on that, I get a final error message:
The application could not be initialized​
I tried to expand iis.dll from my XP CD onto my Windows\system32\setup directory, but that did not help.

I also ran WinsockXPFix, and rebooted, but that did not help either.

I'm running XP Pro, with AVG FRee and Ashampoo firewall.
Here's the TSG SysInfo log:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3317 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 283177 MB, Free - 94019 MB; G: Total - 190332 MB, Free - 71110 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FM586
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Any help would be appreciated.

TIA
 

A:Solved: Problems with Add/Remove windows components

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Hi.

When I want to start the add/remove windows components it gives me this error: "couldn't open msmqocm.inf"

I tried to find it on the XP CD-ROM but i couldn't locate it... Anyone who wants to send it to me?!

I have WinXP Pro

//Jones

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I slipstream installed win xp sp2+ and fax services was omitted. Now I need to install fax services and it doesnt show in the list of available windows components. How can I install this ?
Thanks,
Colin

A:Add/Remove Windows Components missing Fax Services

I should that I have the original (full) XP install CD. I ran "add additional components" from there, but the windows component list remains the same.
When I said "slipstreamed" above, I should have added "n-lite'd" too. The fax component was removed by my n-lite install configuration.

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Hi guys! I'm Swaroop, very new to this forum. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate on my PC.

For executing a VB-based program which also involved serial communication, I explicitly downloaded and registered "mscomm32.ocx" using "regsvr32" through the procedure I found on forum (I turned off UAC, used Administrative Rights, etc.) My goal was achieved. I could seamlessly run my VB-based program.

But now I'm facing a situation, wherein I'm supposed to test and demonstrate the previous condition (i.e. when the "mscomm32" was not registered.) I tried

Code:
regsvr32 /u mscomm32.ocx
I get a dialogue box saying, "DllUnregisterServer in mscomm32.ocx succeeded."

Even after doing this, the program is running without any troubles. I simply want to replicate the (previous) problematic situation of absence of mscomm32. Is there any way to remove ALL components related to mscomm32?!

(I tried disabling System Restore and toggled UAC too. But no luck.)

Thanks in advance!

A:[SOLVED] Remove all components of mscomm32 in Windows 7

Info on MsComm32.ocx from Microsoft -

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315501

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957924/

Is it possible that other drivers need to be unregistered?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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When i try to access or click the add/remove windows components section in the add/remove programs, the Windows XP Setup pop-up appears and says: ''Please wait'' then an error will appear like'' Setup was unable to open information file netoc.inf.
Contact your system administrator. The specific error code is 0x2 at line 2011841533''
Whats the cause of this problem? Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:error code in add/remove windows components

Try replacing the file (attached).

C:\Windows\Inf folder.

You should run a chkdsk /f on your drive, too.
 

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Hello,

By mistake, I have two versions of Windows 2000 loaded on my C drive, i.e. when booting, I'm asked to choose between two versions.

I did a clean install of Windows 2000, thinking I'd deleted the old one, but didn't.

I need to know how to remove the one I don't want and would be grateful for any help you can give.

Thank you.

Bye,
Penny.
 

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Hi All
 
I have xp installed on my desktop and i try to keep it as up to date as possible under the present circumstances.
I have Secunia installed which i use quite often and have not really taken notice of the programmes i have installed
which do not require updates, however on closer inspection i see i have 2 versions of office installed (2002 & 2003)
Can i safely remove the 2002 version without any ill effects or do you advise i leave it alone.
I have no issues at present it's more a clean up desire and to minimise any further possible virus entry points
 
Hope to hear
 
Regards Rozzer

A:remove older versions of office

There's nothing mandating both that I know of...the 2002 version is commonly known as Office XP and it still works fine for my needs .
 
Dealer's choice , uninstall either.
 
Louis

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After XP failed on me, i had to reinstall it and for some reason it did not replace the old version and so instead i have two running. Of course the old one is utterly pointless as it is broken and so is wasting space. How do i delete it?

Also I have my old programs in 'program files' but they are not in the new start menu. Is there an easy way of adding the whole lot to the start menu?

Thanks.......................

A:Multiple versions of XP installed - how to remove one?

Hello sean5861

You must have forgotten to format during the reinstall
If you installed both copies of XP in the same partition, the only course of action is to reinstall properly again.

How to reinstall XP with a format
http://www.theeldergeek.com/xp_pro_i..._-_graphic.htm

http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html



If however, the copies of XP are on different partitions it is possible to remove one of them.

So, which one is it?

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