This article describes how to use the Add or Remove Programs tool to change or to remove a program that is installed on your Windows XP-based computer. This article also includes some troubleshooting suggestions.
How to change an installed program
Note You cannot use this feature to modify all programs.
You can use this feature to change the installation of Windows Installer-based programs such as Microsoft Office XP. Windows Installer-based programs include a Maintenance Mode option. With this option, you can add or remove features, change the installation state of the program or of individual components, or repair and restore the installation.
To change a program, follow these steps:
How to remove an installed program
To remove a program that is installed on your computer, follow these steps:
For more information about how to add programs by using Add or Remove Programs, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/305548/ )How to add components and programs to a Windows XP-based computer
Add or Remove Programs overview