script or how to remove default windows games.

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  1. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    ok im trying to remove the default games from WIn 2k. Iv done it beofre but cant rem how. IM folowing this article
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;314614&Product=win2000

    But when i get to this step

    4. Click Add/Remove Windows Components, and then click Components.
    5. After the Windows Components Wizard starts, click to select the Accessories and Utilities check box in the Components box, and then click Details.
    Im not seeing the option.. I feel stupid this should be really really easy..

    Does anyone know or have a scrip that just autoimatically does this?
     
  2. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    anyone?
     
  3. celticfan11

    celticfan11 Moderator

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    [lazy] stop being [/lazy]

    :) but i dont know of any scripts sorry
     
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  5. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    Hmm, I didnt look at the instructions until after I was thinking abut i, but it looks correct. You are right it shouldnt be that difficult, Let me see if we still have any 2K boxes here with the games on them... doubt it though...
     
  6. madmatt

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    How to add Accessories to Add/Remove Windows Components
    Run Notepad
    Open the file "\%systemroot%\inf\sysoc.inf"
    Find the base components section and remove the word "HIDE" -- i.e. Games=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,games.inf,HIDE,7
    Save the file

    Then you can remove those items by going into add/remove Windows Components.
     
  7. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    I agree with MadMatt, at least I know that works on XP. The options for games are hidden by default, and his tweak will un-hide
     
  8. Mastershakes

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    I totally forgot about that - use it to uninstall Windows Messenger occasionally.

    Nice call madmatt.
     
  9. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    ok will try in a few minutes and get back to you.
     
  10. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    hmm doesnt seem to be working rebooting see if that helps.
     
  11. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    ok this is what i have done. Nothing seems to be working i still dont have the option to add and remove games under windows componets.. im feeling really stupid right now lol.
     
  12. madmatt

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    You took out the comma. Bad move.

    Games=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,games.inf,,7
     
  13. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    i acually tried both. with comma in and with comma out. still no dice. hehe
     
  14. madmatt

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    Here is the correct file from a Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 4 Rollup 1 Box

    Try again.
     
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  15. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    :) i saved the file but i will try again. So much going on right now. Thanks madmatt i apreciate your time.