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Microsoft KB Archive/172597

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Article ID: 172597

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007



APPLIES TO

  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-344-7
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-343-9
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit, Supplement One ISBN 1-57231-559-8
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit, Supplement Two ISBN 1-57231-626-8



This article was previously published under Q172597

IMPORTANT: This article contains information about editing the registry. Before you edit the registry, you should first make a backup copy of the registry files (System.dat and User.dat). Both are hidden files in the Windows folder.

SUMMARY

This article describes the process of manually removing the Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Resource Kit from your computer.

MORE INFORMATION

To manually remove the Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Resource Kit from your computer, use the following process.

Remove the Resource Kit Folder From the Hard Drive

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, and then click Command Prompt.
  2. Type:

    RD /S /Q C:\NTRESKIT

The default install location for the NT Resource Kit is typically C:\NTRESKIT. If necessary, replace C:\NTRESKIT with the correct location of the NT Resource Kit files.

  1. Close the Command prompt.

Remove the Resource Kit Shortcuts

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Taskbar.
  2. Click the Start Menu Programs tab, and then click Remove.
  3. Click Resource Kit 4.0 and then click Remove. When asked to confirm the folder deletion, click Yes.
  4. Close the Taskbar window.

Remove the Resource Kit Entries From the Registry

WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

For information about how to edit the registry, view the Add and Delete Information in the Registry online Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe). Note that you should make a backup copy of the registry files (System.dat and User.dat) before you edit the registry.

  1. Start the Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  2. Find the following key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MS Setup (ACME)\Table Files\ResourceKit@v4.0.0.0059: REG_SZ: <Resource Kit Location>

  3. After selecting this key, choose Delete from the Edit menu.
  4. Find the following key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Reskit

  5. After selecting this key, choose Delete from the Edit menu.
  6. Find the following key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Resource Kit

  7. After selecting this key, choose Delete from the Edit menu.
  8. Find the following key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion \Uninstall\Reskit

  9. Close the Registry Editor, and then shut down and restart your computer.

Remove the Resource Kit Path References

  1. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties on the shortcut menu.
  2. Click the Environment Tab.
  3. In System Variables, click Path to select it.
  4. The value of the Path variable is listed in the Variable box near the bottom of the window. Delete the following text string from the Path value:


"C:\reskit;C:\reskit\perl;"
NOTE: The above text string is the string that would appear if you chose the default location during the Resource Kit installation process. If you changed the installation path during the Resource Kit installation, this text string may appear differently.

  1. Click Set, and then click OK.



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