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For Add/remove programs not opening,Please check these links.It will solve your problem!http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=115851http://forevergeeks.com/addremove-windows-component-error Hi, saranI had this same problem, but I don't have any games on my computer. It also complained about igames.inf, so I commented out the igames line as well. cheers for the prompt reply, markOS X Babe Ruth04-07-2002, 06:19 PMmarkos x, What can I say - I humbly apologise for any grief it caused. This is result after running %SystemRoot%\Inf\Sysoc.inf [Version] Signature = "$Windows NT$ " DriverVer=07/01/2001,5.1.2600.2180 [Components] NtComponents=ntoc.dll,NtOcSetupProc,,4 WBEM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wbemoc.inf,,7 Display=desk.cpl,DisplayOcSetupProc,,7 Fax=fxsocm.dll,FaxOcmSetupProc,fxsocm.inf,,7 NetOC=netoc.dll,NetOcSetupProc,netoc.inf,,7 iis=iis.dll,OcEntry,iis.inf,,7 com=comsetup.dll,OcEntry,comnt5.inf,,7 dtc=msdtcstp.dll,OcEntry,dtcnt5.inf,,7 IndexSrv_System = setupqry.dll,IndexSrv,setupqry.inf,,7 TerminalServer=TsOc.dll, HydraOc, TsOc.inf,,2 msmq=msmqocm.dll,MsmqOcm,msmqocm.inf,,6 ims=imsinsnt.dll,OcEntry,ims.inf,,7 fp_extensions=fp40ext.dll,FrontPage4Extensions,fp40ext.inf,,7 my review here

One section in particular to note is:Games=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,games.inf,HIDE,7AccessUtil=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,accessor.inf,,7CommApps=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,communic.inf,HIDE,7MultiM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,multimed.inf,HIDE,7AccessOpt=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,optional.inf,HIDE,7Pinball=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,pinball.inf,HIDE,7MSWordPad=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wordpad.inf,HIDE,7ZoneGames=zoneoc.dll,ZoneSetupProc,igames.inf,,7I commented out the "Games=" line by putting a semicolon in front of it. The specific error code is 0x2 at line 0" Trying to access 'My Network Places" gets me this message: "Billydolly is nt accessible. but what if I wud like to re install all the games,which I removed during nlite CD creation,how I can add all these games again in the winXP after installation of Support WindowsBBS Arie, #2 Log in or Sign up to hide this advert. 2006/10/20 Kowhai Inactive Joined: 2006/10/20 Messages: 12 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Location: NZ Computer

To begin with, when I click the "Start" button, I cannot find the "Settings" tab. Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Sorry! For example, mine reads: [Version] Signature = "$Windows NT$ " DriverVer=07/01/2001,5.1.2600.2180 [Components] NtComponents=ntoc.dll,NtOcSetupProc,,4 WBEM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wbemoc.inf,hide,7 Display=desk.cpl,DisplayOcSetupProc,,7 Fax=fxsocm.dll,FaxOcmSetupProc,fxsocm.inf,,7 NetOC=netoc.dll,NetOcSetupProc,netoc.inf,,7 iis=iis.dll,OcEntry,iis.inf,,7 com=comsetup.dll,OcEntry,comnt5.inf,hide,7 dtc=msdtcstp.dll,OcEntry,dtcnt5.inf,hide,7 IndexSrv_System = setupqry.dll,IndexSrv,setupqry.inf,,7 TerminalServer=TsOc.dll, HydraOc, TsOc.inf,hide,2 msmq=msmqocm.dll,MsmqOcm,msmqocm.inf,,6 ims=imsinsnt.dll,OcEntry,ims.inf,,7 fp_extensions=fp40ext.dll,FrontPage4Extensions,fp40ext.inf,,7 msmsgs=msgrocm.dll,OcEntry,msmsgs.inf,hide,7 WMAccess=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wmaccess.inf,,7

Later on down the road I tried to add or remove a windows component, and am greeted with a nice message.It seems that file was needed after all. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. The DayneO blog This blog contains software development tips and quirks, problems and solutions that I stumble upon from day to day. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem?

It won't bring up any dialogue box.Since you've ran the majorgeeks registry cleaner in your other thread, have you tried to get back into the add/remove windows components? I do appreciate the attempts to help. Type : D:\i386\NETOC.IN_ -r C:\Windows\Infand Press"Enter"where D:\ is your CD drive, and C:\Windows\is the drive and directory where you have your OS installed. webgirlFeb 18, 2010, 7:42 AM Just thought I'd return to reply to aford10's question: aford10 said: Double clicking on add/remove programs will only bring up the list of installed programs.

It's time to pop a bottle of Champagne everybody that can benefit from this.Thank you so much! No, create an account now. Then tried again. Contact your system administrator" while accessing Add/remove programs panel?

I deleted all the games. > > Since then I've not been able to get into Windows add/remove Components. Of course, for my test environment, it did not make sense to install all of the components of XP, so I made sure I only installed the lightest components that I As the name "Random Access" ... I thought I had been hijacked, but figured out that my .NET update has been failing to work for some time and everything is messed up.

But now, here is my reply:1. this page It won't bring up any dialogue box.Since you've ran the majorgeeks registry cleaner in your other thread, have you tried to get back into the add/remove windows components? Stay logged in Sign up now! There must be a way to restore this command option.2.

Windows Firewall will be configured to allow Peer-to-Peer Networking connections. " FLG_ADDREG_KEYONLY = 0x0010 REG_MULTI_SZ = 0x10000 REG_EXPAND_SZ = 0x20000 REG_DWORD = 0x10001 REG_SZ_NO_CLOBBER = 0x2 SERVICE_DEMAND_START = 3 SERVICE_AUTO_START = Contact your system administrator" should be resolved now. For Add/remove programs not opening,Please check these links.It will solve your problem!http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=115851http://forevergeeks.com/addremove-windows-component-error webgirlFeb 16, 2010, 4:52 AM I thank you for your feedback saran008. get redirected here May be your system is infected with some virus/malware!Download & Install the following 3 freewares.

Sign in here. Webgirl 13 answers Last reply May 24, 2011 Best Answer Feb 16, 2010 More about cannot open properties dialog remove program files microsoft saran008Feb 15, 2010, 11:08 AM 1. aford10Feb 18, 2010, 12:55 AM Double clicking on add/remove programs will only bring up the list of installed programs.

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After following instructions for "installation," a message box appeared saying I needed the CD-ROM disc to complete the process. However, the one thing in common among all the hits was that nobody replied with any useful information other than copying the games.inf file from the windows cd to c:\windows\inf. Lysimachus Lysimachus, #1 2006/10/14 Arie Administrator Administrator Staff Joined: 2001/12/27 Messages: 14,769 Likes Received: 375 Trophy Points: 1,093 You may want to post what you are trying to do. I was trying to access 'Add/Remove Window Components' so that I could try and enable 'Paint' again, and maybe other Accessory programs of that sort.

You can Start, Run, cmd and then type Winver if you like. By following such steps, you can remove programs from XP and the error "Setup was unable to open information file netoc.inf. Staff Online Now Noyb Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick http://webjak.net/windows-xp/setup-remote-desktop-windows-xp.html Here's a copy of the text in that document for my computer.[Version]Signature = "$Windows NT$"DriverVer=07/01/2001,5.1.2600.5512[Components]K=KOC.dll,KOCSetupProc,KOC.inf,HIDE,7NtComponents=ntoc.dll,NtOcSetupProc,,4WBEM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wbemoc.inf,hide,7Display=desk.cpl,DisplayOcSetupProc,,7NetOC=netoc.dll,NetOcSetupProc,netoc.inf,,7msmsgs=msgrocm.dll,OcEntry,msmsgs.inf,hide,7WMAccess=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wmaccess.inf,,7IEAccess=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,ieaccess.inf,,7OEAccess=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,oeaccess.inf,,7WMPOCM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wmpocm.inf,,7AccessUtil=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,accessor.inf,,7MultiM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,multimed.inf,HIDE,7MSWordPad=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wordpad.inf,HIDE,7Freestyle=medctroc.dll,MedCtrOCISetupProc,medctroc.inf,HIDE,7XUpdatePack = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,XUDPack.inf,HIDE,7Flash = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,flash.inf,HIDE,7MicrosoftUpdateEngine = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,mu.inf,HIDE,7WGAV = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wgav.inf,HIDE,7WGAN = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wgan.inf,HIDE,7nLite = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,nLite.inf,HIDE,7[Global]WindowTitle=%WindowTitle%WindowTitle.StandAlone="*"[Strings]WindowTitle="Windows Professional Setup"WindowTitle_Standalone="Windows Components Wizard";

WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > This site uses cookies. The entry should now look like this:;Games=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,games.inf,,7The semicolon isinterpreted as a comment in INF files and will have the effect of removing the entry without actually deleting it. It also complained about igames.inf, so I commented out the igames line as well. Also, the "Dependencies" tag was missing from Services.

I clicked to "unhide hidden files and folders" in "Folder options," as suggested, and removed "HIDE" from three lines: "games," "pinball," and "ZoneGames," and inserted the two slashes "//" at the webgirlFeb 18, 2010, 1:07 AM saran008?You have the right answer! I tried fixing it and now Microsoft Office & Programs in Add/Remove window won't show or open open file dialog box Open File - Security Warning dialog box. All rights reserved.

Users Helping Users Microsoft MVP - Windows Networking VSOP AUMHA Forum MVM BroadBandReports / DSLR Bill Castner, #14 2006/10/23 Kowhai Inactive Joined: 2006/10/20 Messages: 12 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Cheers, Babe. My problem in this case is the "Properties "dialog box is not available. Stay logged in Sign up now!

Thanks for any assistance. So my questions are:Why is it looking for games.inf?Can I stop it from looking for games.inf via an ini file or registry entry?I googled this error message before posting here.