Re: Oracle Un-Installation doesnt Remove all files!!
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 09:34:03 +0100
Yes, Bradd is correct.
As your probably using the installer to do it, so it cant delete its own files. . . but then doesn't tidy up all it could do anyway. If there are registry entries left behind they're usually buried under:
. . .and cascade below this.
If all the services have not been removed from they are visible in:
I agree with your comments, there should be some sort of final mop up script that tidies the registry and removes folders. All uninstall options always seen to be a very late thought. . . but perhaps one day!
On 22/04/2008, Amit Verma <in.amitverma_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Bradd,
> I agreed with you, but Oracle Database itself is very big software
> (Management etc) so why dont we expect then this should be part of the
> software itself because i m paying dollars for it.
> What do you think?
> Amit V
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 2:02 AM, Bradd Piontek <piontekdd_at_gmail.com>
> > Amit,
> > 1. No, this is not a bug. If you want to completely remove Oracle
> > software from a Windows machine follow DocID: *124353.1 On metalink.
> > 2. I think this isn't much different than other software that leaves
> > registry settings or files/folders.
> > 3. Follow the Document above. This will show you which registry
> > settings to blow away, and the folders.
> > *
> > On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 3:23 PM, Amit Verma <in.amitverma_at_gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Dear All,
> > >
> > > After removing Oracle 10g R2 from Windows 2000 AS or Windows XP it
> > > doesn't remove many files and directories.
> > >
> > > 1. Is this is a BUG.
> > > 2. If not, then what is purpose.
> > > 3. If yes, then what would be actions of the DBA.
> > >
> > > Please let me know your concerns.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Amit Verma
> > > Oracle DBA & System Adminstrator
> > >
> > > E-Mail:- in.amitverma_at_gmail.com, v.amit_at_hotmail.com
> > > WebSite:- http://www.linkedin.com/in/vamit
> > > IM:- verma.labs_at_gmail.com
> > > Mobile:- (+91) 98910.98927
> Amit Verma
> Oracle DBA & System Adminstrator
> E-Mail:- in.amitverma_at_gmail.com, v.amit_at_hotmail.com
> WebSite:- http://www.linkedin.com/in/vamit
> IM:- verma.labs_at_gmail.com
> Mobile:- (+91) 98910.98927
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