What are the steps required to Uninstall the Unity browser plugin?
Answer by Ricardo Arango
Jan 17, 2011 at 12:33 PM
To remove/uninstall Unity on:
Windows Vista / Windows 7
Max OSX - Widget
Answer by jmiserez
Apr 30, 2013 at 10:24 AM
(Instructions for Windows 8)
Open Explorer and go to C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Unity\WebPlayer
Right-click Uninstaller.exe, select Properties
Go to Compatibility tab
Tick the checkbox for "Run this program as an administrator"
Select "Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows XP (Service Pack 3)"
Just to be on the safe side, click on "Change settings for all users" and also tick the checkbox for "Run this program as an administrator" there and select "Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows XP (Service Pack 3)", then click OK.
Uninstall Unity Web Player using the "Add or remove programs" control panel as you would with any other program.
It should work now, I've tested this on Windows 8.
Note: The reason for a failed installation was the lack of admin privileges when I installed it. In order to reinstall Unity Web Player, you might want to launch the installer using the Right-click->Run as administrator... .
No such locations, or app names on the machine.
Answer by Flavio Fellah
Feb 22, 2011 at 01:14 PM
I see, but it does not work.... I get an error saying that an error occurred during the removal, the application could be installed already. I cant get rid of it, any suggestions? (Windows XP Pro)
Answer by aureolic
May 26, 2011 at 09:08 PM
I have the same query - I found the "uninstall.exe" in the "Local Settings\Application Data\Unity\WebPlayer" folder, but on running that it gives the error "Please run uninstall utility from the Control Panel"
And here's the kicker - the frickin' app doesn't even appear in the "Add/Remove Program" list. :(
Help please! Related query - is it safe to delete files/folders from the Application Data folder? (Win XP)
Thanks in advance!
Answer by MaxCoder32
Aug 19, 2011 at 08:46 PM
Same problem here. On Windows XP, I don't have it in my Add/Remove programs list. Same problem happens on two different XP machines I have.
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