|Uninstalling the SAS Intelligence Platform|
|Overview of Uninstalling Your SAS Software|
You should now uninstall the SAS products. Do not uninstall the SAS JRE (Java Runtime Environment). The Java uninstallers need the JRE in order to execute.
|Uninstall SAS on Windows|
To uninstall SAS software from a Windows machine, perform these steps:
Remove the configurations for any SAS software you are uninstalling by following the instructions described in, Remove a Configuration.
Make sure that you are logged on as the SAS Installer user (the user account used to install the SAS Software) or as the Administrator (or a user in the Administrators group).
Open the Control Panel by selecting Start Settings Control Panel.
From the Control Panel, open the Add or Remove Programs window.
From the Add or Remove Programs window, remove SAS software components.
Note: Remove the SAS Versioned Jar Repository last.
Close the Add or Remove Programs window and the Control Panel.
Delete your SAS installation directory (SAS Home) (for example, C:\Program Files\SAS).
Delete your SAS configuration directory (for example, C:\SAS\Config\Lev1).
Delete the SAS directory under \Local Settings\Application Data for the SAS Installer user:
\Documents and Settings\SAS-Installer-ID\Local Settings\Application Data\SAS
|Uninstall SAS on UNIX|
To uninstall SAS software on a UNIX machine, perform these steps:
Make sure that you have first unconfigured the SAS software on the machine by following the directions in Removing a SAS Configuration.
Make sure that you have permission to delete files from the SAS home directory (the directory in which your SAS software is installed).
Make sure that you have permission to delete files from your configuration directory.
Make sure that you are logged on as the SAS Installer user (the user account used to install the SAS Software).
For example, if the top-level SAS 9.2 installation directory is /opt/SAS/SAS_92, then you would use the following command: