Program and Features - Restore Uninstall Confirmation Prompt

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How to Restore the Uninstall Confirmation Prompt in Programs and Features
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This will show you how to restore the In the future, do not show me this dialog box confirmation prompt in Programs and Features when you click Uninstall for a program in Vista and Windows 7.
How to Restore the Uninstall Confirmation Prompt in Programs and Features

information   Information
This will show you how to restore the In the future, do not show me this dialog box confirmation prompt in Programs and Features when you click Uninstall for a program in Vista and Windows 7.
warning   Warning
When you check the In the future, do not show me this dialog box option in the confirmation prompt, it will disable the confirmation prompt and will not be seen again until restored using OPTION ONE or OPTION TWO below.

EXAMPLE: Uninstall Confirmation Prompt
NOTE:
See step 6 here: How to Uninstall or Change a Program in Vista
Uninstall.jpg



OPTION ONE
Using a REG File Download

1. Click on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Restore_Uninstall_Confirmation_Prompt.reg
download

2. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the Desktop.​
3. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.
4. Click on Run, Continue (UAC) or Yes (Windows 7), Yes, and OK when prompted.
5. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.





OPTION TWO
Manually in Registry Editor

1. Open the Start Menu, then type regedit in the search box and press Enter.​
2. If prompted by UAC, click on Continue (Vista) or Yes (Windows 7).​
3. In regedit, navigate to the location below. (see screenshot below)​
Code:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\DontShowMeThisDialogAgain
4. In the right pane, right click on {948e51fb-0a48-44f0-86ac-33c36def540c} and click on Delete.​
Reg.jpg

5. Click on Yes to confirm the deletion.​
6. Close regedit.​
That's it,
Shawn




 

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