Hide Change or Remove Programs page

Removes the Change or Remove Programs button from the Add or Remove Programs bar. As a result, users cannot view or change the attached page.

The Change or Remove Programs button lets users uninstall, repair, add, or remove features of installed programs.

If you disable this setting or do not configure it, the Change or Remove Programs page is available to all users.

This setting does not prevent users from using other tools and methods to delete or uninstall programs.

Supported on: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 only
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Uninstall
Value NameNoRemovePage
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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