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Common Tasks

Do A Manual Uninstall

If it won't uninstall, you can either do a system restore to a time before it was installed or you can do a manual uninstall. 

Vista/7

  • close Media Center
  • Use this tool to remove the msi entries
  • run "%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\installutil /u "%programfiles%\dvrmstoolbox\dvrmstoolboxservice.exe" from an elevated cmd prompt
  • run "%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\installutil /u "%programfiles%\dvrmstoolbox\dvrmsfilewatcherservice.exe" from an elevated cmd prompt
  • run "%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\installutil /u "%programfiles%\dvrmstoolbox\dtbfwservice.exe" from an elevated cmd prompt
  • run "%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\installutil /u "%programfiles%\dvrmstoolbox\mcestate.dll" from an elevated cmd prompt
  • delete HKLM\Software\DVRMSToolbox
  • delete HKCR\CLSID\{D9FEC5A0-0295-43F3-B4F8-E4E07A9F9FC7
  • delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center\Extensibility\Applications\{a1465b9b-3216-4dd2-9760-e7d3a62abece}
  • delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center\Extensibility\Categories\Background\{05b8fe4d-d3cf-4d63-944a-48a92114e0db}
  • delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center\Extensibility\Entry Points\{05b8fe4d-d3cf-4d63-944a-48a92114e0db}
  • delete any instances of CommercialSkipAddIn.dll, MceStateConsumer.dll, MceStateInterfaces.dll and MemMapFile.dll from windows\assembly and from windows\ehome
  • kill ehmsas.exe
  • delete the install directory
  • reboot

DTBAddin

  • Use this tool to remove the msi entries
  • run "%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\installutil /u "%programfiles%\dtbaddin\mcestate.dll" from an elevated cmd prompt 
  • delete any instances of CommercialSkipAddIn.dll, MceStateConsumer.dll, MceStateInterfaces.dll and MemMapFile.dll from windows\assembly and from windows\ehome
  • kill ehmsas.exe
  • delete the install directory
  • reboot

XP MCE

  • close Media Center
  • Use this tool to remove the msi entries
  • run "%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v1.1.4322\installutil /u "%programfiles%\dvrmstoolbox\dvrmsfilewatcherservice.exe" from an elevated cmd prompt
  • run "%windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v1.1.4322\regasm /u "%programfiles%\dvrmstoolbox\mcestate.dll" from an elevated cmd prompt
  • delete HKLM\Software\DVRMSToolbox
  • delete HKCR\CLSID\{D9FEC5A0-0295-43F3-B4F8-E4E07A9F9FC7
  • delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center\Extensibility\Applications\{a1465b9b-3216-4dd2-9760-e7d3a62abece}
  • delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center\Extensibility\Categories\Background\{05b8fe4d-d3cf-4d63-944a-48a92114e0db}
  • delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center\Extensibility\Entry Points\{05b8fe4d-d3cf-4d63-944a-48a92114e0db}
  • delete any instances of CommercialSkipAddIn.dll, MceStateConsumer.dll, MceStateInterfaces.dll and MemMapFile.dll from windows\assembly and from windows\ehome
  • kill ehmsas.exe
  • delete the install directory
  • reboot
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