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Uninstall/Reinstall Land F/X

Issue

You need to uninstall and/or reinstall Land F/X.

Important: Only certain situations call for uninstalling Land F/X. Before you uninstall, make absolute sure that you actually need to uninstall Land F/X. For example, many common issues with the software simply require you to download and install the latest Land F/X Workstation installer. This does not require you to uninstall Land F/X. In fact, uninstalling and reinstalling Land F/X can lead to a whole new set of issues.

 

Solution

1. Follow our steps to back up your Land F/X data.

 

 

2. Open your computer's Control Panel.

 

 

3.

 

Windows 10 Users

 

Select Programs and Features.

 

 

Windows 7 Users

 

Select Uninstall a Program under the Programs heading.

 

 

 

 

4. In the Uninstall or change a program dialog box, uninstall the following components by selecting them and clicking Uninstall:

  • F/X Server
  • F/X Workstation
  • MySQL Server
  • MySQL Connector/ODBC

Important: You may see several versions of MySQL Connector/ODBC, such as 5.1, 5.3, etc. Take care to uninstall all versions.

 

 

 

5. Rename the LandFX folder on your C: drive to LandFXold.

 

 

 

 

6. Open the folder C:/Program Files (x86), and delete the subfolder MySQL.

 

 

 

7. Follow our steps to view hidden files and folders.

 

 

 

8. Once your hidden folders are visible, open the folder C:/ProgramData, and delete the subfolder MySQL.

You won't be able to see the ProgramData folder unless you have your hidden files and folders enabled (Step 7 above).

 

 

 

9. Restart your computer. You've uninstalled Land F/X successfully.

 

 

 

10. If you need to reinstall Land F/X, you can now proceed to our installation guide.

Last modified on Oct 03, 2018

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