How do I delete existing registry keys during the installation of an .msi?

Article:HOWTO5154  |  Created: 2006-09-22  |  Updated: 2008-01-18  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO5154
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Question

How do I delete or remove registry keys during the installation of my .msi?

Answer

  1. In Installation Expert on the Feature Details page, add the Registry entry. 
  2. Right-click and choose Remove all subkeys and values during install

This updates the RemoveRegistry table and places a hyphen (-) in the Name column. This means the key is to be deleted, if present, with all of its values and subkeys, when the component is installed.


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