SQL 2005 wont uninstall

Posted on 2013-05-13
Last Modified: 2013-05-21
Does anyone know how to force uninstall  ?
Question by:bhamguy3131
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Here is a Microsoft link on how to do this:
I haven't tested this process before. I usually delete any reference in the registry and remove the directory and then reboot.

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fjkaykr11 earned 500 total points
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Any luck with this ? Here is similar post (different version of SQL Server) and how they were able to force uninstall:

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