Remove an Installation

To remove InfoConnect, you can use the Windows Control Panel, the Setup program user interface, or a command line. To remove a companion installation, you can use the Windows Control Panel or a command line.

NOTE:You must log on with administrator privileges to remove InfoConnect.

To remove an installation using the Windows control panel

  1. To open the Programs and Features control panel go to Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features. (On older Windows systems, this Control Panel is called Add or Remove Programs.)

  2. Select the name of the installation that you want to remove.

  3. Click Uninstall (or Remove).

To remove an installation with the Setup program user interface

  1. From an administrative installation image, click the setup.exe file.

  2. From the tab, select Remove, and then click Continue.

To remove an installation using setup.exe on the command line

CAUTION:If you use the following instructions to find the product code in the registry, make sure you do not change any registry values. Changing these values can damage an installation. If you prefer not to use the registry, you can get the product code by contacting Technical Support.

  1. Open the registry editor (regedit.exe) and find this key:

    32-bit platforms


    64-bit platforms


    Each key under the Uninstall key is the product code or Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) for a product installed on the computer.

  2. In the Uninstall key, search for Micro Focus InfoConnect to find the Micro Focus InfoConnect product code.

  3. Verify that the DisplayName includes “InfoConnect”

  4. Run setup using the following syntax:

    setup.exe /uninstall ProductCode

    where ProductCode is the Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) that is the principal identifier for the product.

To remove a companion installer package with MSI directly

  • At a command prompt, change to the directory in which the companion installer package file resides and enter:

    msiexec /x your_companion_file.msi