- Windows 2000
- Windows XP
- Internet Information Services 5.0
- Internet Information Services 5.1
This is nothing more than a cosmetic faux pas by Microsoft which bugs me, so if like me you cannot stand disarray in your Add / Remove Programs, this is the (largely pointless) fix for you!
URLScan 2.5 is an updated version of the HTTP filter released to add something resembling some security control to Microsoft Internet Information Services 4.0, 5.0 and 5.1 – by version 6.0 they have supposedly got security down to a fine art…
When the installer was built someone at Microsoft made a mistake in the uninstall routine strings for Add / Remove programs and as a result, the URLScan 2.5 entry looks thus:
The error technically exists under NT 4.0 and IIS 4.0, however as NT 4.0 doesn’t draw icons in Add / Remove Programs, the fix is not going to make any difference anyway.
… I told you it was trivial.
The fix is, however, as equally trivial as the problem. Pull up Regedit and travel to:
Alter the value of the DisplayIcon string from:
Hit F5 in Add / Remove Programs and there you have it, a working Icon.