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Sun Java System Instant Messaging 6 2004Q2 Installation Guide 

Chapter 4  
Uninstalling Instant Messaging

This appendix details how to remove Instant Messaging components. Instructions are given for both UNIX and Windows in the following sections:

Removing Instant Messenger on UNIX

To uninstall on UNIX, you use the JES uninstaller. See the Sun Java Enterprise System Installation Guide for instructions.

Removing Instant Messaging on Windows

To uninstall Instant Messaging, use the following steps:

  1. (Optional) If you want to preserve your Instant Messaging server data, back up the following files and directories:
  2. DB directory: C:\Program Files\Sun\Instant Messaging\db

    Installation directory: C:\Program Files\Sun\Instant Messaging

    Resource directory: C:\Program Files\Sun\Instant Messaging\html

  3. From the Start menu, choose Settings and then Control Panel.
  4. Choose Add/Remove Programs.
  5. Click the Install/Uninstall tab.
  6. From the list of products, select Sun Java System Instant Messaging and click Add/Remove.
  7. Click Yes to uninstall the product.
  8. Choose either a full or a partial uninstall. The full uninstall removes all the components. The partial uninstall allows you to uninstall one or all of the components.
  9. Click Uninstall Now to continue uninstalling the product.
  10. (Optional) Click Details for more information about the uninstall, then click Dismiss to return to the Uninstallation Summary panel.
  11. Click Exit to end the uninstall.

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