This document describes how to manually uninstall Symantec System Center 10.1/10.0 from Windows 2003/XP/2000.
Removing Symantec System Center manually takes the following three basic steps:
Stop Symantec System Center services
Stop the following services before removing items from the registry, Start menu, or hard drive.
Not all services will be present on all computers running Symantec System Center. If you do not see a service, skip to the next service in the list.
To stop the services
Remove Symantec System Center from the registry
Most of the items you must remove are entries in the Windows registry. If you do not see a specific key or value, go to the next key or value.
Note: You must have administrator permissions (read and write) to edit the registry.
WARNING: In the next steps you will edit the Windows registry. Back up the registry before you make any changes to it, because incorrect changes to the registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted files. Modify only the registry keys that are specified.
For instructions, see How to back up the Windows registry.
To remove Symantec System Center from the registry
Symantec System Center is now disabled, even though traces of it remain in the registry. These traces have little impact on how your computer operates. It is not necessary to remove them.
Remove Symantec System Center from the Start menu and the hard drive
After Symantec System Center is disabled, all that remains is to remove leftover files and shortcuts to the program.
To remove Symantec System Center from the Start menu
To remove Symantec System Center from the hard drive
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