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Uninstall, cleanup, reinstall
- From: Robert Menschel <Cygwin at Menschel dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 22:24:32 -0800
- Subject: Uninstall, cleanup, reinstall
Given: A W2K laptop on which Cygwin once ran fine, while logged onto a
Windows domain account. Company was sold, and domain account
terminated (though the profile still exists on the laptop). New user
profile created for local (workgroup) use. User (with administrator
privs) is unable to update, install, or uninstall cygwin.
Not sure where the original conflicts came from. After several
attempts, all I know for sure at this time is that Cygwin is royally
hosed. Need to do a full uninstall/delete and reinstall. However,
cannot delete various files in c:/cygwin -- windows will not allow
those files to be deleted.
Any ideas on how to completely remove cygwin so the machine can have
it properly installed again?
Thanks for any guidance.
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