list being populated in add and remove

November 23, 2009 at 01:25:10
Specs: xp, 2.8ghz/1024
when i click control panel>add and remove> it shows "plz wait list is being populated" but it never populate the list to show the installed programmes...plz reply me what is solution for this, i have scanned for viruses,spywares,malwares etc......

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November 23, 2009 at 04:18:25
See if list shows while you are in Windows Safe-Mode.

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November 23, 2009 at 04:28:30
How long do you give it? Depending on the size of the list it can take a couple of minutes to populate.


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January 29, 2010 at 10:05:25
I had the same problem. On other forums, I have seen that the
list populated correctly after disconnecting all external drives.

However, what worked for me was to run chkdsk /f on my c:
drive. This program fixes errors in the file structure on the
disk. Possibly, those external disks that other people used
simply had file structure errors as well. It would probably be
advisable to use this tool to fix any file system errors on all

For more information on how to use the disk repair tool,
please look at the following Microsoft support page:

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January 29, 2010 at 10:51:40
usman, Check out the link below.


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