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ERROR - Cannot Uninstall Ansys Software Using Uninstaller
Authored by Aaron Schedlin October 9th, 2023 321 views 0 likes KB2227213
Attempting to uninstall Ansys using the Uninstall.exe. You do not have options to Select All or check boxes next to applications. Run As Administrator was selected as well.
Select All & Check boxes missing:
What Uninstall.exe should look like:
Software & Version
Ansys Structures 2023R2
*This example was taken from this version but is not necessarily limited to this version.
In this case, initial install is corrupt resulting in multiple unknown errors listed in the install.err log.
*The cause(s) we identified in this documented instance may not be the only cause(s) for this error.
- Navigate to C:\Program Files\ANSYS Inc
- Rename the appropriate version folder from VXXX to VXXX.old (For example: v232 to v232.old)
- Run the installer again.