Uninstall Oracle client

Posted on 2009-12-25
Last Modified: 2013-12-19
How can i uninstall ORACLE CLIENT from my system completly? What are the steps to do it?
Question by:hussainkhan22
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    run setup from the place you installed the client
    then click deinstall
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    by:Shaju Kumbalath
    Run universal installer from menu "Oracle Installation products" say de-install
    after de-installing delete  registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Oracle .
    And also remove oracle directories from file system.
    Please remove any env variables set

    Author Comment

    How to check environment variables set or not and if it exit than how to delete it
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    do this in order
    1-invoke the installer and then run uninstall;

    <for Oracle server if versionproior to 11g restart to make sure your OCI interface is not working anymore>

    2-invoke regedit and then remove the oracle folder.
    3-go to program files nad remove the oracle folder.

    Author Comment

    Than what about oracle environment variables
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    Expert Comment

    They will be gone

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