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Installation and Configuration
Installation : Performing an OpenEdge Installation in Windows : Uninstalling OpenEdge in Windows : Using the Uninstall or Add/Remove Programs utility
 
Using the Uninstall or Add/Remove Programs utility
You can run the Uninstall utility (or use the Add/Remove Programs utility located in the Windows Control Panel) to automatically remove OpenEdge from your system. Running the Uninstall or the Remove Program utility removes configuration information from the registry and prevents conflict with subsequent OpenEdge installations.
Caution: When uninstalling, do not delete any of the following Microsoft system files: asycfilt.dll, comctl32.ocx, ctl3d32.dll, mfc70.dll, mfc71.dll, mfcans32.dll, mscomctl.ocx, msvci70.dll, msvcp71.dll, msvcr.70.dll, msvcr71.dll, oc30.dll, oleaut32.dll,olepro32.dll, pdh.dll, psapi.dll, stdole2.tlb. These system files are common to other applications, and deleting them might adversely affect the operation of the other applications that use them. To avoid deleting these system files while running the Uninstall utility, answer No to the prompts at the end of the uninstall process. If you have installed the OpenEdge Ultra Controls for .NET, do not uninstall the Infragistics NetAdvantage with Add/Remove Programs.
To run the Uninstall utility:
1. Log in under the same domain and user name you used when you installed OpenEdge.
2. Make sure that OpenEdge is not running in an open DOS window (or that the current directory is not any OpenEdge-related directory).
3. Stop all OpenEdge processes, including your Web server (for example, you might be using a Microsoft Web server or ISAPI-compatible, or Sun Web server or NSAPI-compatible Web server), and close all OpenEdge help files. Use the Task Manager to ensure that you stop all processes and close all help files.
4. Using the OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer, shut down all OpenEdge and WebSpeed services (brokers, NameServers, and database servers).
5. If you have installed OpenEdge Management, stop the OpenEdge Management Trend Database.
You can use OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer or the following command:
dbman -stop FathomTrendDatabase
The AdminServer must be running in order to stop the OpenEdge Management Trend Database.
If you receive a warning during the uninstall that the fathom.db is in use, the OpenEdge Management Trend Database has not been stopped.
6. From the Windows desktop, select Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administrative > Services > Tools.
7. Highlight the AdminService for OpenEdge 11.4, and choose Stop. Change the startup from Automatic to Manual, and choose OK.
Note: If these same services will be required for a new installation, be sure to note any configuration settings, agent parameters, etc.
8. Do one of the following tasks to uninstall:
a. Choose the Uninstall icon in the OpenEdge Program Group.
b. From the desktop, select Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs. Select OpenEdge and choose Change/Remove. The InstallShield Wizard appears:
9. Choose Yes.
10. Choose OK when the deletion process is complete. If the uninstall was successful, you have finished. However, if the uninstall failed or terminated abnormally during the process, you must manually remove the OpenEdge Uninstall folder. Refer to Manually removing OpenEdge for the procedure to complete.