B Uninstalling the Desktop Client Software

This appendix describes how to uninstall the Desktop client software and the individual Desktop components.

This section covers these topics:

How do I uninstall the Desktop client software completely?

To completely uninstall the Desktop client software:

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Click the following link, depending on your operating system:
    • Windows XP: Add or Remove Programs

    • Windows Vista and Windows 7 (category view): Uninstall a program (under Programs)

    • Windows Vista and Windows 7 (icon view): Programs and Features

  3. Select Oracle WebCenter Content Desktop.
  4. Do the following, depending on your operating system:
    • Windows XP: Click Remove.

    • Windows Vista and Windows 7: Right-click and choose Change (or Uninstall).

    The Desktop install/uninstall wizard is launched.

  5. Complete the wizard, selecting the Remove or Uninstall options.

    Click Yes when asked if you are sure that you want to remove the Desktop client software from your computer.

    The software is removed from the client computer.

  6. Restart your computer.

Tips

  • If you reinstall the Desktop client software (for example, during an upgrade), any server connections that you set up earlier will continue to be available after reinstalling the software.

  • Uninstalling the Desktop client software from your computer will not remove any Oracle WebCenter Content search providers from your web browsers.

How do I uninstall individual Desktop components?

To uninstall individual Desktop components:

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Click the following link, depending on your operating system:
    • Windows XP: Add or Remove Programs

    • Windows Vista and Windows 7 (category view): Uninstall a program (under Programs)

    • Windows Vista and Windows 7 (icon view): Programs and Features

  3. Select Oracle WebCenter Content: Desktop.
  4. Click Change to start the Desktop install wizard.
  5. Go through the installation procedure (see Installing the Latest Version of the Desktop Client Software) and unselect the application(s) that you no longer want to integrate with Content Server.
  6. Restart your computer.