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Completely Removing / Uninstalling lmadmin
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In this article we explain how to completely uninstall and remove the GEOSLOPE lmadmin license manager from your computer.

Before You Start

  • This process assumes the GEOSLOPE lmadmin license manager is the only license manager installed on the computer.  If any other license managers are installed on the computer, these steps may affect their proper operation.
  • This process assumes the host operating system is Windows Server 2019.
  • If you have online activation licenses installed on the computer, you should return them before starting.
  • This process involves modifying the registry.  You should make a backup of your registry.
  • This process involves actions that require full administrator access to the computer.
  • We highly recommend that you create a system restore point before proceeding.

Uninstall lmadmin Normally

  1. On the 'Windows Taskbar', click on the 'Start' button (shortcut:  Windows logo key or Ctrl + Esc).
  2. Click on the 'Settings' icon (shortcut: Windows logo key + I).
  3. Select 'Apps'.
  4. In the 'Search this list' text box, search for lmadmin.
  5. Select the entry for lmadmin and click on the 'Uninstall' button.
  6. Follow the prompts to uninstall lmadmin.

Remove any Remaining Folders

  1. Open 'File Explorer' (shortcut: Ctrl + N).
  2. Navigate to the following folders.  If they exist, delete them:
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\FlexNet Publisher.
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\GEO-SLOPE.
    • C:\ProgramData\FLEXnet.

Remove any Remaining Registry Entries

  1. On the 'Windows Taskbar', click on the 'Start' button (shortcut:  Windows logo key or Ctrl + Esc).
  2. Open the 'Windows Administrative Tools' folder.
  3. Click on 'Registry Editor'.
  4. Type Ctrl + F to open the find tool to search for the necessary registry entries.
  5. Delete the following registry entries, and their sub-entries, if they exist:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\GEO-SLOPE.
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\FNPlm.
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\GEO-SLOPE.
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Macrovision\FlexNet Publisher.
  6. Restart your computer to ensure all changes are in effect.
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