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HOWTO remove dead items from Control Panel

Sometimes, it may occur to discover a dead Control Panel item, after having uninstalled a program. It’s something annoying, but it can be fixed manually. Removing the dead item To remove it, open the following registry location and look for the proper item: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace If you don’t find anything, give a look at this other registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ControlPanel\NameSpace In these registry keys, you will find … Continue reading HOWTO remove dead items from Control Panel »