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Uninstall NX: Quickest Way

Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

What is the quickest way to uninstall NX on a users computer? I know in the past I had seen someone mention that if you delete some of the program files before running the Uninstall utility in Windows this will speed up the uninstallation.

Michael Pinto | Designer
NX11|Windows 10 Enterprise 64bit|HP Z-Book Studio G3 Workstation|Intel XEON E3-1505M|32GB Ram|Nvidia Quadro M1000m w/4GB
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Re: Uninstall NX: Quickest Way

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

Particularly for the CAST & DOCS files, it will speed things up

Not sure about the main uninstall.

Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP5 + patch/TC11.2
I'd rather be e-steemed than e-diseaseled


Re: Uninstall NX: Quickest Way

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I have been told (by people who should know) that deleting all the files will speed up an uninstall. I always do it this way myself, so I don't have other times to compare with.

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Re: Uninstall NX: Quickest Way

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

From personal experience it is best to delete the entire NX installation folder before running the remove command.

Without deletion it takes about three to four times longer to remove NX.

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
Production: NX10.0.3, VERICUT 8.0, FBM, MRL 3.1.4 | TcUA 10.1 MP7 Patch 0 (10.1.7.0) | TcVis 10.1
Development: VB.NET, Tcl/Tk    Testing: NX12.0

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