Questions tagged [uninstall]

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Remove folder specified by user at install time in Inno Setup Uninstaller

I have a setup script which allows the user to specify a relative path where the application will save some files and folders. The path will be saved to a config.ini file. Till then everything works as expected. Now I want the uninstaller to perform a removing of all content under the specified path...
tg24
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How to uninstall XGBoost from source (python)?

A while back I installed the python version of XGBoost from source using these instructions (top of the thread): https://www.kaggle.com/c/liberty-mutual-group-property-inspection-prediction/discussion/15742 However, I need to update my version of XGBoost, which I assume means uninstalling the curren...
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Force restarted laptop when uninstalling XAMPP because it froze now the old XAMPP folder is stuck

So after my laptop was turned back on, xampp is uninstalled (as it was no longer shown in my Programs and Features) but when I go into my C drive, the xampp folder is still there. I'm guessing it is because during the uninstall I had to force shut down my laptop since it froze, so it didn't finish...
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Uninstall and Install App on my Computer silently

I am looking for a script or some cmd command to uninstall any app from my computer. I am using Windows OS. Being an automation analyst I have to constantly run automated tests for different products whenever there is new build. So every time I have to uninstall and install build which takes time. I...
Noman Ajmal
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Visual Studio installer project - keep file while uninstall

I am using Visual Studio Installer Projects to generate MSI files, it includes create log folder when it doesn't exist. When uninstall the program, that log folder and files inside will also deleted. Is there a way to keep those log folder and files during uninstall?
Tomislav Fridwald
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npm uninstall -g not working

I tried to npm uninstall -g is not working. First I had tried npm ls -g --depth=0 it produced the following results /usr/local/lib ├── UNMET PEER DEPENDENCY @babel/[email protected] ├── @babel/[email protected] ├── [email protected] ├── [email protected] ├── [email protected]
A K Bharath
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InstrallShield Major Upgrade not completely uninstalling previous version

I have an InstallShield 2016 InstallScript MSI project. I used the Major Upgrade option but with that approach what I see is that files of previous version gets removed, registry entries get deleted, etc. However, the uninstallation logic that is in the InstallScript (*.rul) files does not seem to g...
agshah
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Uninstall Caffe on Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed Caffe on my machine Ubuntu 16.04. It took a lot of memories and I can't even make it work after set up all the required dependencies. I want to uninstall it (along with its dependencies). I have tried make clean but it seemed like nothing happened. Could anybody help me out here, p...
Huyen
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Run code on app uninstall

I've been searching online and can't find too much info about this, so before I waste any more time on it I'd like to ask if it's possible to run code on the uninstall of a cross-platform Xamarin Forms app?
DarkW1nter
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How to remove or uninstall tensorflow1.1 or 1.8 on macOS

I try to use the tensorflow to run code, but the version of tensorflow is 1.1 and something is wrong with my code just because the low version. So I decide to update tensorflow. I use conda command: pip install --upgrade --ignore-installed tensorflow Then I get the tensorflow1.8.0, but I find a qu...
Yupei
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How to uninstall (mini)conda entirely on Windows

I was surprised to be unable to find any information anywhere on the web on how to do this properly, but I suppose my surprise ought to be mitigated by the fact that normally this can be done via Microsoft's 'Add or Remove Programs' via the Control Panel. This option is not available to me at this...
Fiscal Graffiti
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Uninstalling patch via powershell script (MSIEXEC)

im kinda new to powershell and im trying to automate a uninstall patch so I can install another one (using jenkins etc~). I have this script which gets the ProductID number and i have the path to the patch .msp file too. Passing these variables to the msiexec command doesn't work. I keep getting the...
kivul
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Run MsiExec.exe from c++? Windows

MsiExec.exe /X{9BA100BF-B59D-4657-9530-891B6EE24E31}; I need to run this command through my cpp project in main. This is a new version of a piece of software that needs to remove the older version before installing. I want to do this using the Uninstall String from the application's registry. Is the...
RGarland
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wmic uninstall using batch file

I am writing a Batch File to uninstall McAfee Endpoint Security Web Control with cmd. I am utilizing WMIC to do this. When I run the script, it stops immediately after the wMIC command is run. When run it manually everything works fine in cmd wmic product where name=”McAfee Endpoint Security Web C...
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How to cleanly and safely uninstall mysql client on RHEL server?

On RHEL server, if I remember correctly, I installed mariadb client by running: yum install mariadb Now I want to safely and cleanly uninstall it, how do I do it? I know that this task might be dangerous because uninstalling a software cleanly requires uninstalling its dependencies as well, but othe...
Henry Yang
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Eclipse dark theme bug after uninstalling

I installed the dark theme for Eclipse but since I didn't like it, I uninstalled it. But what happened was this.The background of the text editor remains black after uninstalling the theme The background of the text editor remains black after uninstalling the theme although the text color is the ori...
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mongo local server uninstallition

I'm try to uninstall mongod but it's give message of file / package missing during installation it's show message of no newly file install ............... [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install -y mongodb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
Purushottam
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What are all the programs to uninstall to remove visual studion 2008 express?

I am a novice tool user but was required to load VS 2008 for a class I was taking which we only used one time. I did not register the copy on my one time use and now 6 months later am required to use VS 2005 for another class. My problem - I need to uninstall 2008 and install 2005. I'm not sure w...
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Conditional install/uninstall of Windows Service

Using VS2008 TFS I have created a setup application that installs two Window Services. The first service is always installed and uninstalled (and works fine--I'm using the installer class). The second service is optional. Depending a custom condition I set up determines whether the 2nd service is...
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.NET Deployment project: Custom Action that cancels uninstaller

I have a .NET deployment project. I would like to add a custom uninstall action that checks certain conditions and optionally cancels the uninstallation. Is that possible? As far as I figured out, it's only possible to define custom actions that cannot influence the main installer itself.
Tobias
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How to prevent program may have been uninstalled message in Vista?

After uninstalling our application (a web server) in Vista or newer Windows, an error message box appears that says, 'An error occurred while trying to uninstall My App. It may have already been uninstalled. Would you like to remove My App from the Programs and Features list?'; and there are 'Yes' a...
RobH
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Clickonce Online Only Uninstall

Is there an established way to uninstall an application that was deployed via ClickOnce using the Online Only method? I found it's location buried deep in the %APPDATA% tree, but I want to make sure I back it out all the way without creating future problems when I reinstall it.
Aaron Bush
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Can't sudo gem uninstall (you don't have write permissions)

I'm having trouble removing a gem from my system. When i ask gem where RedCloth is installed it says this: pteng01:trunk mike$ gem list -d RedCloth *** LOCAL GEMS *** RedCloth (3.0.4) Author: why the lucky stiff Rubyforge: http://rubyforge.org/projects/redcloth Homepage: http://www.whytheluckystiff....
Michael
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How to delete data in userdefaults in iPhone when apps are uninstalled?

The NSUserDefaults class provides us a convenient way to store/restore shared data. But I got a question: how to delete data when user uninstalls the app? As we all know, apps should clean all its data/files when it's deleted. Leaving anything that won't be used anymore shouldn't happen, isn't it? A...
Chilly Zhong
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How do I make Windows XP machine stop trying to use uninstalled Java JDK (1.6.0_13)

My Windows XP workstation at the office had several old versions of the Java JDK installed on it. Today I decided to install the newest Java JDK and uninstall the older ones. BIG MISTAKE APPARENTLY! I don't understand why, but XP seems to think that one of the removed JDK installations is the one...
Jim Tough
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How to remove a single registry VALUE at uninstall of an MSI?

There is a particular registry value that my application sometimes creates during execution, i.e. NOT at installation. This value is within a registry key that I don't want to delete; I just want to delete the value that I created. Because it's not created at install it's not automatically deleted a...
Rory
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UI for uninstall

The installer is created using a Visual Studio 2010 Setup project. The Setup project provides a way for developers to customize the UI during installation. Is there a way to do the same for uninstallation?
Chry Cheng
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After Successful uninstall, rollback occurs

I have a program that I am working on the Uninstall for. It involves a chainer that uninstalls all the necessary components, and they all return 0. However when I look in the directories where the files should have been erased, they are all there. When I check the MSI Verbose Log for the uninstall...
Christopher B. Adkins
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WiX: keep (rename) file on uninstall

My application has a settings file which I need to keep when user uninstalls the app. Can I do this using components, or do I need to use custom actions? This is what I have so far (not working): REMOVE=ALL If it matters, these components belong to: I suspected this does not work because action Mov...
Suiden
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Add-Remove Uninstall and msiexec /x not working accordingly for WiX-based installers

I’m facing this strange behavior for some of my WiX-based installers. After installation, if I try to remove via Add Remove Program (Programs and Features in Windows 7) using Right Click Menu and select Uninstall (This default BTW), it only shows a progress dialog which quits immediately and prog...
Farrukh Waheed
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VBScript to uninstall a Windows 7 application

I am attempting to write a script that will uninstall a program when it is run. The problem is that the program will not have the exact same name each time, as it will have a version number attached. Is there anyway to grab the program name from a list, assuming it contains what I'm looking for?...
user856354
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How to clear data in Preference Store when uninstalling an Eclipse plugin?

I'm developing an Eclipse-Plugin which has it's own preference page. I'm storing some data using IPersistentPreferenceStore, but would like to remove / clear this data upon uninstall of my plugin. Otherwise, whenever I re-install the plugin, I get the old data loaded again from previous installation...
user921421
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Error Custom Action in Uninstalling

I have created a Custom Action named UninstallDokan,which Dokan is driver for my software.I encounter the errorwhen I uninstall my program: Error 1721: There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support perso...
mehdi nejati
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Inno Setup: Uninstall user dialog

I need a user dialog with yes/no option for the uninstall process ('also delete the setting files in the userappdata folder?' )! How is this possible? Thank you in advance! greets
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Visual Studio 2015 tools for Xamarin Uninstall

I have Visual Studio 2017 with Xamarin on my PC. VS 2015 has been long uninstalled but VS 2015 Tools for Xamarin keeps taking up space on my drive. Can I uninstall it or it will 'harm' my VS2017 installation in some way? Also, I'm not sure if Microsoft VS2015 Shell (Isolated) is needed at all? Can...
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InstallShield LE: Customizing uninstall

I wrote a free utility that changes system settings. Some users mistakenly think that they can undo the changes simply by uninstalling the utility. When they try to uninstall, I want to show them a message telling them that they have to use the utility in order to undo the changes, and give them a...
Deanna Gelbart
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Uninstall Ruby on Rails cpanel server

I'm sitting here with a cPanel server, and I want to uninstall ruby, and ruby on rails. I can see there is /scripts/installruby, but not a remove. Does anyone know how I can uninstall ruby and rails from my server? So I can free up the space given I don't use it anyway? Please note that I do have fu...
LucasRolff
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Uninstalling through Add/Remove doesn't delete the files, registry keys, or services it's supposed to

So I've been trying to understand how Windows Installer works exactly trying to solve this problem. As it stands I go to Add/Remove programs and remove the software. This I guess callsmsiexec.exe /x {product id}and removes the software. The problem is the only thing it really removes is the desktop...
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Need to uninstall unrelated application before installation Installshield 2010

apologies in advance, I am still an Installshield newbie! I am currently using installsheild 2010 for an isntall packed for my application (ds2). My trouble is I need to remove a previous incarnation of that project which was created with an installshield 2008 as a merge module (ds1), not a install...
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Android remove widget on app uninstall

I have a problem with a widget I have for an application. If I put the widget on my homescreen, then I uninstall the application that my widget comes from, but the widget will not be removed on the homescreen. Instead of the widget there is a text saying: : 'Loading'. Are there some kind of code I n...
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