How to uninstall Symantec Scan Engine from a Windows or a Linux based server

Article:TECH89740  |  Created: 2008-01-19  |  Updated: 2011-07-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH89740
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Technical Solution

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Issue



How to uninstall Symantec Scan Engine from a Windows computer?

 


Solution



To uninstall Symantec Scan Engine on Windows 2000 Server/Server 2003

    Log on to the computer as administrator or as a user with administrator rights.
    In the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel, click Symantec Scan Engine .
    Click Change/Remove.
    Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation.
 

 

To uninstall Symantec Scan Engine on Linux

1 Login to the computer as root.

2 At the command prompt, type the following command:

rpm -e SYMCScan


NOTE
When you uninstall Symantec Scan Engine, the license keys remain.
If you want to permanently uninstall Symantec Scan Engine, you must manually uninstall the license files for Symantec Scan Engine.
The location for these license files is C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Licenses.
(When you uninstall Symantec Scan Engine, the keystore files also remain. This eliminates the need to re-import certificates if you uninstall and reinstall the product.)


References
The information in this document was taken from the Symantec™ Scan Engine Implementation Guide


This Symantec™ Scan Engine Implementation Guide can be found here:
ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_scan_engine/5.1/manuals/Implementation_Guide.pdf



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