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Icons in Control panel

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by terryx, Jan 24, 2002.

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  1. terryx

    terryx Thread Starter

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    How do you remove the invalid icons from the control panel applet after an uninstall? I have some icons from norton and mcaffee etc... that are still in the control panel after uninstalling??

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    Terry
     

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  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Use Find files to do a search for *.cpl

    This will bring up all the control panel extensions which are in c:\windows\system.

    You need to determine which ones are for the icons you want to delete. You can just click on them one at a time to see if they open. If the program has been removed, you will get a file missing message.
     
  3. Chunter

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    Just use tweak ui and it'll do it for you if you're unsure about deleting stuff manually
     
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