How to Uninstall RAD Studio (Manual uninstall instructions for RAD Studio 2007)

Abstract: What is the best way to uninstall RAD Studio?

The following steps are a general guide to uninstalling RAD Studio, Delphi 2007 and C++ Builder 2007. The steps are based on a Windows XP machine.

Uninstall completely using the start menu add/remove/modify and select Uninstall

Remove the C:\Program Files\CodeGear\RAD Studio\5.0 directory

Remove the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\RAD Studio directory

Remove registry for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Borland\BDS\5.0

Remove registry for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Borland\Debugging\11.0

Remove registry for HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Borland\BDS\5.0

Remove registry for HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Borland\Debugging\11.0

Remove C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\CodeGear directory

Then remove any directories named by a GUID, such as C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{2EB4C530-C94F-4893-ABDC-C1E05A89956E}

***To find your GUID, look under***

HKLM\Software\MimarSinan\InstallAware\Ident.Cache\

Then remove these keys:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders

entry C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{B7031148-C6E7-40F6-A978-EED2E77E7D1B}\

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B7031148-C6E7-

40F6-A978-EED2E77E7D1B}

From Windows\System32:

Remove all *110.bpl

Remove all *110.jdbg

Remove all *110.xml

Remove all bdeadmin.*

Remove all cc32*.dll

Remove all midas.*

Remove all xerces*.dll

Remove allTee*100*.bpl