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    Add/Remove Programs information

    Here's an interesting blog entry on Add/Remove programs. How does Add/Remove Programs get the size and other information?

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    Re: Add/Remove Programs information

    Yes, interesting - seems odd that Microsoft provides "information" which in many cases is inaccurate or just plain wrong. And to two decimal places, too!

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    Re: Add/Remove Programs information

    John,
    I suppose they are interested in being precisely inaccurate. <img src=/S/anigrin.gif border=0 alt=anigrin width=19 height=19> <img src=/S/confused3.gif border=0 alt=confused3 width=45 height=45>

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    Re: Add/Remove Programs information

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    I've just looked in "Add or Remove Programs" (for the Java 2 Runtime Environment), and I was highly amused to notice, at the very bottom:

    Windows XP Service Pack 2 Size 0.02MB

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    Re: Add/Remove Programs information

    John,
    The entry on my XP Pro machine shows 20.18 MB which is the same size as the next entry. Coincidence????

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    Re: Add/Remove Programs information

    Neither of my home installations (both Pro) show any size - just a blank. One was installed using a complete download, the other using 'auto-update'.

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