Control Panel objects not visible

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Cooldude2002

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Hello,

I had problems uninstalling Norton Anti-Virus, i.e. even though i uninstalled it, the computer was throwing up a missing file and gave a link to solve the problem. Following the info on the link (symantec's website) i removed all symantec folder and registry enteries, when i restarted the computer, it doesn't show me the objects in the control panel. It list 33 objects but doesn't show any! Nothing under the View option could change that. Does somebody know how to fix it?

Also, i unistalled NAV but it doesn't get removed from the Add/Remove programs ... anyway to get it out of there?

Thanks
-Cooldude2002
 
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Try to remove Norton using the remove /uninstall option on the CD.
Insert the CD and remove it using that option.
If that don't work use symantec manually removal.
(You may have to install before you can remove)
Airdale
 
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Cool
My guess is you removed something in the registry that sounded like it was part of NAV but actually had to do with control panel icons. Can you restore the registry to an earlier date before you removed Norton and got into the registry.
 
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You can try System Restore if using WinME or Scanreg /restore if on 98. Scanreg /restore will just replace registry entries, so you might have to go about deleting the Symantec entries a second time.

To run Scanreg /restore on 98, retart in MS-DOS mode and enter it at the c:\> windows prompt

If Nav has been removed but remains in Add/Remove programs just delete the registry folder for it under:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
 
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