Uninstall program does not delete SQL 6.5 dir. URGENT.

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I have installed SQL Server 7.0 in the same box as SQL Server 6.5. I used 'Uninstall 6.x installation' in the Switch Menu to uninstall SQL Server 6.5 ver. The message pops up saying it has successfully uninstalled and asked for the reboot. After rebooting, I checked the SQL 6.5 Dir which is still intact. Do you know why the uninstall program does not delete SQL 6.5 dir?

Thanks in advance, Kothan.

-- Anonymous, May 26, 2000



It doesn't seem that other people have this problem. Check on how much space is being used by the 6.5 directory. If it is a very large amount, you could contact Microsoft Product Support Services to get advice, but it will cost about $250 for the advice. It might be most reasonable to just write off the disk space.

Hope this helps,


-- Anonymous, May 30, 2000


Thank you very much for your answer.

According to BOL, when I use SQL 6.5 setup program to uninstall SQL 6.5, I was poped up with the message 'you have to first uninstall SQL 7.0'.

Which is the best\right way to uninstall SQL 6.5?

Thanks again,

Kothan. Wha

-- Anonymous, May 30, 2000

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