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Windows 2000 Add/Remove Programs Tool Does Not Open
Article ID: 329891 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q329891
NoticeThis article applies to Windows 2000. Support for Windows 2000 ends on July 13, 2010. The Windows 2000 End-of-Support Solution Center
(http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=http%3a%2f%2fsupport.microsoft.com%2fwin2000)is a starting point for planning your migration strategy from Windows 2000. For more information see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy
When you try to open the Add/Remove Programs tool in Windows 2000, it does not open and you do not receive an error message. The window may appear briefly, but then it disappears.
To resolve this issue, add the missing registry entries: