Uninstallation Instructions for Binary Installer

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To uninstall the Service Factory: Modeling Edition

  1. In Control Panel, double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. In the Add or Remove Programs dialog box, select Web Service Software Factory community release —February 2008.
  3. Click Remove.

Use the following steps to remove the Web Service Software Factory from your computer. Be sure to perform the following steps in order.

To uninstall the Service Factory: Modeling Edition

  1. Close all instances of Visual Studio.
  2. Using a normal instance of Visual Studio, open the Service Factory Guidance package.sln file from your source installation folder.
  3. In Solution Explorer, right-click Service Factory Guidance Package project under the Guidance Package folder, and then click Unregister Guidance Package. (This may take several minutes, depending on the speed of your computer).
  4. After you successfully unregister the guidance package, close Visual Studio.
  5. Reset the Visual Studio 2008 Experimental hive. On the taskbar, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SDK, point to Tools, and then click Reset the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Experimental hive.
  6. Open the Assemblies folder. On the taskbar, click Start, and then click Run. In the Open text box, type the following command:
  7. %WINDIR%/assembly

  8. Manually delete the following assemblies:
    • Microsoft.Practices.Modeling.CodeGeneration
    • Microsoft.Practices.Modeling.Common
    • Microsoft.Practices.Modeling.Dsl.Service
    • Microsoft.Practices.Modeling.ExtensionProvider
    • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceFactory.DataContracts.Dsl
    • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceFactory.DataContracts.DslPackage
    • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceFactory.HostDesigner.Dsl
    • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceFactory.HostDesigner.DslPackage
    • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceFactory.ServiceContracts.Dsl
    • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceFactory.ServiceContracts.DslPackage
    • Microsoft.Practices.VisualStudio.Helper
  9. Using Windows Explorer (or a command prompt), delete the folder you installed the source into. For example, C:\Projects\WssfSrc\