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how to uninstall JDK on centos x64 linux based system

I tried installing JDK in my CentOS x64 web server, it looks like I have made a hash of things :(... Now, how do I uninstall JDK 1.6.0_26 in Centos x64 linux? Regards, Arvind.
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How to completely remove MS SQL Server 2008 R2 x64 which was uninstalled incorrectly?

On my Windows 7 Ultimate x64 I can't do anything with the existing instance of MS SQL Server 2008 R2. It was my mistake to uninstall some components related to SQL Server before running the main ...
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Silently uninstall using msiexec without closing explorer.exe

I am trying to use the msi uninstaller to uninstall inventor 2011 but doing it silently causes explorer to close and not restart. I have a VB script from Autodesk that will work however it is not ...
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How to run multiple commands with psexec?

I need to run a command to uninstall forefront on some of our workstations and am having a bit of trouble formatting the command. Here's what needs to happen (in multiple commands) xcopy ...
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uninstall mysql in linux server giving error

I'm trying to uninstall mysql 4.1 package in linux server. Command : yum remove mysql mysql-server It is giving error : Setting up Remove Process Resolving Dependencies --> Populating ...
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How can I speed up MSI package install and uninstall?

When installing and uninstalling Windows Installer packages, or MSI files as they are called, the progress of the installation appears signifiantly slower than with other installation packages. Why is ...
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Backup program completely disappeared over the weekend

Good morning everyone, I got an email on Friday from my backup software telling me I had some minor errors. I got in today and went to fix the errors but couldn't find ANY trance what so ever of the ...
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change configure -prefix in apache 2.2.18 installation linux

I have installed apache2.2.18 on my linux server. However, while configuring it using ./configure –prefix=PREFIX command i gave a wrong prefix. I noticed it after running make install command as ...
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Remove Server 2012 Remote Access Server

My IT director was walking me through setting up a Server 2012 VPN/RA server. We did not do this in our test environment, and now I would like to remove it. I know that when installing this server it ...
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Uninstall Older Sql Server After Upgrade

Is it ok to uninstall older versions of SQL Server after an upgrade? I have 2008/2008 R2 installed, but using 2014 since it was just upgraded.
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Removing Exchange 2003 without deleting AD email attribute

So I've got a client that has an ancient Exchange 2003 server that I've taken out of commission and replaced with a *nix solution. Dovecot/Postfix both query the email attribute in AD to verify ...
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Uninstall nagios that has been manually installed through source

I installed nagios through this guide which works fine, but now i'd like to uninstall it altogether. Could you guide me what i need to delete as i cannot see an uninstallation routine.
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Uninstall Ruby on Rails on CentOS 6

How can I remove Ruby on Rails and all associated gems? I tried yum remove ruby but get this response: yum remove ruby Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security Setting up Remove Process No Match for ...
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disable nagios apache monitoring and amanda client

I´ve cloned a Ubunutu 12.04 virtual Server. The original server uses Nagios for apache monitoring and amanda client for backups. On the clone I want disable both services. Whats the best way for this? ...
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How do I uninstall an instance of SQL Server 2008 from my computer?

I've just set up SQL Server 2008 Express on my computer, kind of as a learning tool. Unfortunately I've seem to installed a number of instances to get it working. I would like to uninstall all but one ...
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Dell PowerEdge R710 ESXi installation [on which disk should I install?]

Im very new to the whole virtualization thing. I have a server that I can learn on, its Dell PowerEdge R710. I tried to install ESXi 5.5 on it. I booted from my CD with ESXi 5.5 I downloaded from ...
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Unable to remove broken Exchange 2003 installation (SBS 2003)

We have a non-functional Exchange 2003 installation on our SBS 2003 server that I am trying to uninstall. So far we have never used, and will never use, Exchange on this server- all we need is to ...
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Uninstall php/apache packages which were installed from source

I recently installed php and apache from source distribution on my ubuntu(amazon ec2) instance. Now, I want to remove them. But didn't get a way to do that. Can anyone please help me show should be ...
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Change oracles java 7 jre to open-jre-7 on Debian 6

I would like to switch from the oracles version of java 7 to openjava. I wasn´t able to find a solution on how to uninstall oracles java 7 and how to install openjre-7 on a Debian 6 server, in half an ...
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Just installed Ubuntu server - What services can i disable/uninstall?

i just installed Ubuntu server 13.04. What services can i disable/uninstall? All i want is to keep sshd (to connect to my vps) and whatever is absolutely needed for the system to run and get rid of ...
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Can you unapply a puppet manifest action?

I've applied a puppet manifest, which in turn included a puppet module that added several entities to /opt/... Is there a way to undo the effects of an applied puppet module ? i.e. "puppet module ...
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How can I find out which applications on my computer use .NET? [closed]

I would like to clean-up some of my computers. There are multiple versions of the .NET framework installed in parallel (2.0, 3.0, 3.5). How can I find out if one of my local applications is still ...
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How to uninstall IIS from Windows Server 2008

I'm struggling with uninstalling IIS from Windows Server 2008. I went into Server Manager > Roles > Remove Roles > unchecked IIS > that prompted me to also remove dependencies. Every time the ...
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Windows event viewer application logs lost after reboot

I need to check event viewer's application logs for uninstall events. So, I filtered them on MSIInstaller. Turns out I can see logs only upto last reboot which was just a few hours ago from writting ...
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Uninstall all instances of memcached

My host asked me to: " You will need to remove all instances of memcached that you have installed. " How would i go about doing this? I am on CentOS
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Uninstalling a package from Ubuntu (sendmail-base) issue

I am trying to uninstall sendmail-base package but failed. Is there any way to remove this? root@server:~# apt-get remove --purge sendmail-base Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Remotely uninstall software from domain workstations

Currently using Spiceworks to get an inventory of workstations/applications of an 'inherited' network. I see a lot of 'unwanted' software on PCs and am wanting to uninstall this software, such as : ...
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Removing “X Windows System” and Gnome using Puppet

I'm trying to remove unnecessary services like XWindows and Gnome on production RHEL/CentOS machines using Puppet (I don't get to install the OS). From what I can tell, "groupremove" isn't ...
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How to prevent non-power-users with admin rights from accidentally installing adware on community pc [closed]

I am going to describe my problem and solution to prevent non-power-users installing unwanted software along with other software (adware installed through pre-set checkboxes in a "desired software ...
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Stuck on “removing managed software”

At one time, I had the Software Installation feature in GPO set to install the Java 7 update 11 MSI installer. Then, I removed it with the removal method "immediately uninstall the software from users ...
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Uninstall Gitorious

I have installed Gitorious on my CentOS server but the ssh public key authentication method does not serve my purpose as most of the users are on Windows and will be using more than one computer. I ...
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how to uninstall server 2008 R2 features [closed]

my friend told me : {I cant uninstall any features that you install it to win server,For example he installed web server to win server but he could not remove it anymore}. is it possible to unable ...
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I can't get rid of apache2

It's obvious that I am a newbie with server administration; my goal is to reach the knowledge needed to working with web services. I played with my Debian server, and I messed up apache2; Now I want ...
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Uninstall php5 installed from source

I have tried to install php5 from source , and it worked... Then for some reason need to install the official packets, so i tried a make uninstall and for my surprise there is such make uninstall... ...
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Unattended Uninstall of IIS 7.0

I know there are scripts available on the Microsoft website to have an unattended installation of IIS, but I was wondering if there is anyone who can help me out with a script to have an unattended ...
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Is there any way to retrieve data of a mysql database that has been uninstalled

I wanted to know if there is a way to recover the data of a de-installed mysql server.
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Removing windows 7 from the E drive without impacting other OS [closed]

I had Windows XP installed in my system (D:/) after that I had installed Windows 7 on E:. How can I unstall Windows 7 from E:\ safely and without impacting Windows XP on D:\ ? Edit Am I on the ...
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How do I automate the removal of Etrust Antivirus?

What's the easiest way to remove Etrust antivirus en masse? Background: I'm installing AVG on each of the clients and need to remove Etrust antivirus. I'm looking for a way to automate it. We have ...
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How to uninstall git installed from the source? [closed]

I installed the git using this article. Now I want to uninstall the git. How to do it?
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How to uninstall ubersvn in Ubuntu?

I cannot find a good/official way to do this in Ubuntu. The best one I got from googling is this post. So how can we completely remove UberSVN after installing it?
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Cannot remove RabbitMQ in Ubuntu 10.04

I want to uninstall RabbitMQ on Ubuntu 10.04, and issued the following command: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove rabbitmq-server which uninstalls all its dependencies such erlang libraries, but ...
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How to uninstall software using batch file

I want to uninstall a software by calling a bat file. It must be automatically, without entering any parameters during the uninstallation. How to make the bat file which would be able to uninstall ...
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Remove Exchange 2010 from a server where Active Directory does not exist anymore

Someone did a dcpromo and removed Active Directory on a box that's running Exchange 2010 before removing Exchange (why it was also a DC, I have no idea). My only goal is to salvage the OS install; ...
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Prevent a package from being uninstalled in Ubuntu

So, after an accidential fat finger with aptitude today, it wanted to uninstall mysql-server, this was on our database server. Since it was a pile of text, I just pressed Y, blindly trusting apt to ...
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Kill process, then uninstall application--Can I do this with PowerShell, over 400 computers, from a txt file?

I'm fairly new to PowerShell, but I'm very much trying to figure it out. Here's the sum up of what I want to do: 400 computers, with no more than 5 at a physical location, connected by fairly poor ...
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Uninstall Plesk 9.5 CentOS

I have Plesk 9.5 preinstalled on my (VPS) server, but don't like it. How do I completely erase Plesk 9.5 on CentOS? I would rather not ask my hosting company to uninstall it. I couldn't find any ...
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How to uninstall emailmail server?

Mail was accidentally installed on my debian server and I want to remove all mta, mail related software. I do not know what exactly was installed, how can I find out and uninstall this stuff? I don't ...
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Uninstall Tornado Web Server?

I'm new to installing server frameworks but I don't see anywhere in the documentation of http://www.tornadoweb.org/ of how to uninstall this. Do I just remove the build folder?
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Remove nginx installed from source on Ubuntu

I installed nginx from source (make && make install) on my Ubuntu 10.04 server. Now I want to uninstall it and install it again from the PPA repo. How to uninstall nginx compiled from source? ...
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Uninstall ASP.NET from IIS 7

Since we develop using ColdFusion/PHP, we don't need ASP.net to be enabled. So, how can I remove ASP support from my system?