Remove Cygwin entirely from Windows 2000 Server SP3
Tue Mar 23 04:49:00 GMT 2004
You have told me all I needed to know Corinna. Thanks.
"Corinna Vinschen" wrote in message news:20040322165354.GA6469@cygbert.vinschen.de...
> 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...
> Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
> Cygwin Developer mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
> Red Hat, Inc.
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