On my PC, which is 64-bit Windows 7, under control panel, programs and features, I can see programs only installed under ProgramFiles directory and not programs installed under ProgramFiles(x86). How can see these programs so that I can uninstall programs from this directory?

  • Isn't happening on my Windows 8 system. Have you installed anything recently or changed any setting on your system, if you may remember? – Mohit Jan 8 '13 at 10:58
  • @Mohit No, not as far as I can remember... – Embedd_Khurja Jan 8 '13 at 11:05
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    Can it be a case that the program you have installed in x86 folder isn't installed properly? Try reinstalling that program and see if it appears in "Programs and Features". – Mohit Jan 8 '13 at 11:09
  • @Mohit I don't see any program installed in ProgramFiles(x86),I have installed many programs there. – Embedd_Khurja Jan 8 '13 at 14:27
  • Unless your x86 programs are installed on another drive and Windows can't see it somehow, this is exceedingly weird. Something sounds broken. Maybe your x64 Windows is acting like a 32-bit version for some reason, and just does not know a x86 folder is supposed to exist. I have a feeling you won't be able to find any fix for this... Apart from moving all installed apps to Program Files, but this is just running away from the problem. I suggest you try to run a Windows repair, or even format, eventually. >.<" – Ariane Jan 8 '13 at 16:56

Follow the usual procedure for choosing which program to use. Select "Browse" and navigate to c\program files Now click the "Previous locations" button at the end of the line. Highlight "Program files " then add (x86) to the name. Enter , and you should see all the required program files. Select the one you want to use.

  • Where should I look for that Browse button? – gronostaj Dec 14 '13 at 22:40

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