How to uninstall SQL,because it won't let me.\

Buta443 0 Reputation points
2023-02-05T18:38:27.5866667+00:00

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it shows this error while I'm trying to unistall it,please help !

Thank you !

SQL Server
SQL Server
A family of Microsoft relational database management and analysis systems for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
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  1. Seeya Xi-MSFT 16,416 Reputation points
    2023-02-06T10:13:14.14+00:00

    Hi @Buta443,

    If you want to uninstall it clean please see the following steps. Otherwise, you need to be more descriptive about your problem. For example, you have failed to install and want to uninstall and reinstall. In that case, you need to provide your installation log.

    Here are steps to remove all components of previous installed SQL Server completely:

    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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