Visual Studio 2015 Setup: Secondary Installer uninstall instructions

Summary

This article describes how to uninstall the third-party applications that were installed when you installed the Secondary Installer for Visual Studio 2015. For detailed information about the third-party applications that the Secondary Installer lets you deploy to your computer and instructions to uninstall them, see the More information section.

About Secondary Installer

Visual Studio 2015 installs a Secondary Installer that lets you install third-party applications. When Visual Studio 2015 or the Secondary Installer is uninstalled, the third-party applications that were installed may not be uninstalled. These third-party applications may have entries in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.


More Information

Android NDK

The Android NDK does not have an entry in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel. It is installed locally in the following folder:

“%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Apps
The Android NDK can be removed by removing the android-ndk-r10 folder from the hard disk.

Android SDK

Android has an entry in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel and can be uninstalled from there.

Apache Ant

Ant does not have an entry in Programs and Features item in Control Panel. To uninstall it, follow these steps:
  1. Find the Ant folder on the hard disk. To do this, type set ant at a command prompt to see the Ant environment variable. The variable points to the folder.
  2. Locate the folder, and then delete it.

Apple iTunes

iTunes has an entry in Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel and can be uninstalled from there.

Git

Git has an entry in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel and can be uninstalled from there.

Google Chrome

Chrome has an entry in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel and can be uninstalled from there.

Joyent Node.js

Node has an entry in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel and can be uninstalled from there.

Oracle Java Development Kit

Java has an entry in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel and can be uninstalled from there.

Websocket4Net

Websocket4Net does not have an entry in Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel and cannot be uninstalled from there.

Websocket4Net is installed as a DLL to your operating system (only on Windows 7). To remove it, locate where Visual Studio 14.0 is installed. By default, it is installed to the following folder:

%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0

In the root folder for Visual Studio, locate the Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\WebClient\Diagnostics\ToolWindows subfolder. In that folder, delete WebSocket4Net.dll.

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Article ID: 3016536 - Last Review: Sep 8, 2015 - Revision: 1

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