I'm an administrator on the machine but the option under Control Panel -> Add Or Remove Programs is missing. Does anyone know where the registry key is to enable this?

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this is the system key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Uninstall]

this is the user key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Uninstall]

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  • Yeah thats them, were all set to 1 for me so they were hidden, thanks for your help.
    – Standage
    Dec 18, 2012 at 21:28

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