How to Get Rid of Add or Remove Programs Restriction

Don’t you feel like banging your computer into the wall when you want to add or remove some applications to the system but there is an error? No need to get rid of the computer heartlessly; just try following instructions to open add remove programs.

You must be opening the “add or remove programs” through control panel or run command by typing appwiz.cpl. In case, you are getting an error that states your add or remove programs has been restricted please contact your administrator, don’t get disheartened as the trick is very easy!

Go to Start

Select Run

Type regedit


Navigate to this key:

Click Uninstall to highlight it. Look in the right pane for this DWORD

Did you find it there? Yes! Right click and select “delete” from the pop up menu.

In case, above option doesn’t work and you don’t find any key there, navigate it to:


Now look out for the same entry and remove it.