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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Unable to uninstall program from SBS 2008

Running SBS 2008, installed trial of Teamviewer. Decided to take it as didnt want to buy full version. Went Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstalled Teamviewer. The uninstallation froze ...
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Is MSIZAP still useful, or is it obsolete?

I update flash using MSI files installed by group policy. However, with every update, about a third of the workstations fail to update (Windows Vista and Windows 7 32/64-bit editions). In the event ...
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Silently uninstall bloatware

The company I work at goes through computers fairly regularly. When we get a new computer, someone has to manually go through and remove all the bloatware that comes with the computer. Right now, I am ...
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Fix WSUS related DB bloating, Uninstall & Install issues on SBS Server 2008?

Environment: SBS Server 2008 DC/ Domain Server: Windows Server 2008 FE Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 - MMC SUSDB.MDF started at 14.x GB and when trying to use the Updates ...
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Errors when using gitlab-ctl uninstall

After trying to install gitlab using the .deb package they provide, I gave it up and now I wan't to uninstall it. But when I run "sudo gitlab-ctl uninstall" it only get: I have absolutely no idea ...
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Remote service query (sc.exe query) fails with “access is denied” for one service, but not others

I'm trying to remotely uninstall a specific service, but get the famous "FAILED 5: Access is denied." message. I've reduced the test case to running sc \\remotemachine.domain.local query "flexnet ...
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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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Disable or Uninstall Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Server KB890830 Automatic Maintenance

We have a script that declines KB890830 updates for our on-premise Windows Update Server, but we recently found someone approved one of the monthly updates before the script could run and the ...
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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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Windows 7 Uninstalling Software Fails on Several Computers Consistently

I have several computers that seem to have trouble uninstalling software consistently. They are Windows 7 machines in an Active Directory domain. Basically I have been trying to push software ...
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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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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 ...
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Prevent debian package from being removed by puppet

is there a way to prevent a debian package from being removed? I want to prevent any resolution of "replaces" and "breaks" attributes that would lead to removing that package while being able to ...
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Properly remove Exchange after migrating to Google Apps? Or leave it?

I've replaced Exchange 2007 with Google Apps, but now am facing the obtuse Exchange removal process. It seems that I need to go in and tear everything out manually (to uninstall I have to first remove ...
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How can I eliminate the huge, cached MSI files in C:\Windows\Installer?

The size of the MSI cache folder (C:\Windows\Installer) has grown substantially, and is now taking up way too much disk space on my domain computers. Can this folder be eliminated or shrunk?
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Silent uninstall of Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update

Need to rollout the newest Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update (v5.06.0034) via SCCM 2012. I want this update to supersede all lower versions and for that I need to uninstall those previous version ...
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Uninstalling/Upgrading Puppet

The questions below are all related to the topic of uninstalling/upgrading Puppet: How do I uninstall previous versions of puppet? What files do I need to delete and where are they located? Is there ...
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Tomcat uninstall problems

I am using "apt-get remove tomcat6" to remove tomcat.It gives this outout and tomcat still running on my system: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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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How do I uninstall the Search/Indexing Feature on Server 2012 R2?

We have trouble with the SearchIndexer on Windows 2012 R2. Microsoft suggests do uninstall the feature and reinstall it. Where can I do that in Windows Server 2012? Can't find the feature in the ...
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WINSRV | Unable to remove Remote Desktop Service Web Access (0x800f0922)

I have a big problem, because I can't uninstall the Remote Desktop Service Web Access role. I am always getting error code 0x800f0922. When I want to uninstall it with IIS, my server restarts and says ...
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How to uninstall default nginx on openBSD

I want to install a custom compiled nginx on OpenBSD, but I'm having problems running it because nginx is already installed in the default OpenBSD (5.6) install. In some way it is like I managed to ...
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Windows Server 2008 application unistalled by unknown process

an application was uninstalled by system account on a windows server 2008 machine. We did not do it. Looking the event viewer we did not learn anything more. How do I find out what happened.
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Uninstall new Relic package completely [closed]

I want to remove the package completely and start again as the server now has more 4 cores rather that 2, when new relic was first installed. Have tried yum erase newrelic-sysmond , but this still ...
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Removing Certificate Authority

I'm trying to rename an old server ( 2008 R2 Standard) of ours that will be used for a SQL DEV(Used to be old prod), but the options to change computer name/domain is greyed out. I found that it's ...
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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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“sudo apt-get remove hadoop” is not removing package

I am trying to uninstall Cloudera Hadoop from my Ubuntu System. For this I tried sudo apt-get remove hadoop command but this command is failing with following message: ubuntu@ip-10-82-19-71:~/cluster-...
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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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Windows 7 RunAs appwiz.cpl

I am tasked with preparing our office with Windows 7. So right now I am in the test every application I can find that we run phase. I am doing this in our normal setup, which is a limited user. I do a ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 supported/...