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Bug 247316 - Cant uninstall netbeans 8
Summary: Cant uninstall netbeans 8
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 251943
Alias: None
Product: installer
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Code (show other bugs)
Version: 8.0.1
Hardware: PC Windows 7
: P3 normal (vote)
Assignee: Libor Fischmeistr
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-09-19 21:13 UTC by abdelmajid
Modified: 2015-04-20 09:23 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Issue Type: DEFECT
Exception Reporter:

Log file (24.20 KB, application/octet-stream)
2014-09-19 21:13 UTC, abdelmajid

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Description abdelmajid 2014-09-19 21:13:30 UTC
Created attachment 149382 [details]
Log file

I want to uninstall netbeans 8 after the update today i cant get my project files back anymore if i select a project or the project window they dont respond. So i thought lets uninstall and reinstall. But if i uninstall it says : 

The specified target component - nb-base/ was not found in the registry. The installer can continue as if target component was not specified. Click yes to continue, No to exit.

I select Yes and it jumps to uninstall and i click uninstall and it jumps to finish but nothing is removed. And netbeans still on my computer.
Comment 1 Libor Fischmeistr 2014-11-12 11:30:35 UTC
It's because your nbi registries are broken. The only way how to uninstall NB is to remove the whole installation folder. I also recommend to delete the <user profile>/.nbi folder, where the registries are placed.
Comment 2 cezariusz 2015-04-20 09:23:31 UTC
Probably the uninstallation was executed as a different user than installation.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 251943 ***