NOTE: Other Add/Remove Programs applet problems are documented at:

Tip 2764. Windows 2000 Add/Remove Programs tool displays incorrectly?
 
Tip 6002. You cannot Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel?
 
Tip 5001. Installing IE 5.5 or IE 6.0 on Windows 2000 may cause the Add/Remove Programs tool to hang or misbehave?
 
Tip 3860. Windows 2000 'Add/Remove Programs' issues Mshta.exe error?
 
Tip 6032. The Windows 2000 Add/Remove Programs applet does NOT open?
 
tip 10045. Add/Remove Programs applet reports 'Object doesn't support this property or method'?
 

If those tips DO NOT correct your problem, it is likely that your Control Panel has become corrupted.

To fix this problem, perform an in-place upgrade:

1. Mount the Windows 2000 installation CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

2. On the Welcome to Windows 2000 Setup Wizard page, Press Install Windows 2000.

3. Select Upgrade to Windows 2000 (Recommended).

4. Follow the on-screen instructions.