Remove Cygwin entirely from Windows 2000 Server SP3
Mon Mar 22 20:54:00 GMT 2004
On Mar 22 08:39, Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> >>>>> "Corinna" == Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com> writes:
> Corinna> There shouldn't be any cyg* files in the system folder.
> Corinna> If you want to have it entirely clean, you'd have to
> Corinna> delete all registry keys */Software/Cygnus
> Corinna> Solutions/Cygwin with * being HKLM as well as all HKU
> Corinna> subkeys of users which have used Cygwin.
> I've never had a problem with this, but: oughtn't he ensure that all
> Cygwin services are stopped before he deletes c:\cygwin? If not, I
> fear he'll get "access denied" errors when trying to delete the
> relevant .exe and .dlls.
Well, yes, but I thought I let this as an exercise for the reader...
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