Uninstall is the opposite of "install." It is the process of removing something, such as as a program from an operating system, or a hardware component from a server.

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Remove Dell Openmanage from Windows 2008

I have installed Dell Openmanage Server Agent 4.2.2 on Windows Server 2008. I need the newer version, so I need to install this version first. However, outside some registry references pointing to ...
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Can we Uninstall Java on Production Server?

A vulnerability scan on a web server told me that my version of Java needs to be updated. We run .NET web applications on this server, and to my knowledge there is nothing that uses Java. How can I ...
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How do I uninstall gitosis?

I've installed gitosis on my dramhost machine but now I want to uninstall it because it's causing more problems than solutions. The thing is that I can't find how to uninstall it. I deleted the ...
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How do I cleanly remove ruby 1.8.7 from CentOS 5?

How can I cleanly remove my ruby version 1.8.7 from CentOS 5? I installed it by downloading the source code and performed a make.
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Windows 2008 server - mass uninstallation

I deployed recently an update for IE6 to IE7 and learned the hard way that some webtools that we're using aren't compatible. Is there a server-side way to do a mass uninstall of IE7 and its updates? ...
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How to forcibly remove Exchange 2007 from damaged Active Directory

We had our only domain controller suffer hardware failure and completely lost our Active Directory. After many days, we have AD reinstalled and are beginning reconstruction. Our DC is server 2003 ...
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Uninstall Vista update without being able to run Windows

The PC of a friend will no longer boot into Windows (not even safe mode). I have recovered the crash dump file and run it through WinDbg. This indicates that the problem comes from WinInit.exe and the ...
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Removing software with a script

Can someone please provide me with a script I can run that will remove software from a computer. I am using Boztek remote scripts to do this. The softwae uninstall file is at C:\Program ...
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How do I reinstall PHP on my system?

I did sudo aptitude --purge remove php5, which removed successfully, except php5 is still installed on my system. How can I uninstall and re-install php5? UPDATE Thanks for the answers, I have ...
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Techniques for removing orphaned programs in Windows

Inspired by the questions on removing orphaned services and force-removing windows services, what techniques do you use to remove traces of an application from Windows? Traces include things like ...