unable to uninstall sql server 2019

Madhusudhan 0 Reputation points
2023-01-22T06:48:48.7666667+00:00

while uninstalling sql server the below error is popping up

kindly help

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  1. Seeya Xi-MSFT 16,411 Reputation points
    2023-01-23T02:04:03.0966667+00:00

    Hi Madhusudhan,

    For better troubleshooting, you need provide more detailed information about this error.

    What is more, i put uninstall SQL Server steps here for your reference.

    1. Remove all SQL Server components from 'Programs and Features'
    2. Backup the registry
    3. Delete the following keys in regedit:

    --HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server

    --HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSSQLServer

    1. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall and delete all the sub-keys referencing SQL Server
    2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services and delete all the keys referencing SQL Server
    3. Reboot the machine

    In addition, please use an administrator account to reinstall SQL Server on your computer(Right click->run as administrator).

    Best regards,

    Seeya


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  2. Limitless Technology 43,971 Reputation points
    2023-01-23T16:57:33.3066667+00:00

    Hello

    Thank you for your question and reaching out. I can understand you are having query\issues related to SQL uninstallation error.

    First of please reboot your Computer and check if the issue resolved automatically.

    If still issue persists follow below steps which should help you to resolve the issue.

    1. Disable any Antivirus program or Windows firewall you may have for temporary purpose.
    2. Run sfc /scannow from elevated prompt.
    3. Run below DISM commands from elevated prompt.

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    1. Then try to Uninstall SQL from Control Panel -> Programs and Features

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  3. Limitless Technology 43,971 Reputation points
    2023-01-23T16:57:42.29+00:00

    Hello

    Thank you for your question and reaching out. I can understand you are having query\issues related to SQL uninstallation error.

    First of please reboot your Computer and check if the issue resolved automatically.

    If still issue persists follow below steps which should help you to resolve the issue.

    1. Disable any Antivirus program or Windows firewall you may have for temporary purpose.
    2. Run sfc /scannow from elevated prompt.
    3. Run below DISM commands from elevated prompt.

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    1. Then try to Uninstall SQL from Control Panel -> Programs and Features

    --If the reply is helpful, please Upvote and Accept as answer--

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