If the uninstallation of an program fails, the item will not be removed from the “Programs and Features” list on the Control Panel in Windows 7.

To remove the item, remove the item from the registry key:

Windows 7 x64

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

 

Windows 7 x86

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

 

Note

Removing the key will only remove the item form the “Programs and Features” list, if you want to re-install the program you should also find the productcode and the corresponding upgrade code, then remove the entry from:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UpgradeCodes

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