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How to uninstall SolidWorks when the registry entry has been deleted

Question asked by Devin Luu on Jun 19, 2012
Latest reply on Jun 19, 2012 by Devin Luu

Hello everybody,


I am facing a quite unique problem.  When trying to uninstall solidworks 2011 (in an attempt to reinstall in a different location on the same computer), I accidentally deleted the entry for SolidWorks instead of actually uninstalling it.  Now, I am unable to uninstall solidworks by any conventional means.


I am wondering of anybody has any idea about how to manually invoke the SolidWorks Installation Manager for uninstall.  When I try to run the installation manager from the DVD, it tells me that the program is already installed, but I cannot actually select an option to uninstall.