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Technical Article   FAQ:  Can an Esri service pack be uninstalled for Esri ArcGIS products version 10.x?

Article ID: 38511
Software:  ArcIMS 10 ArcInfo Workstation 10 ArcSDE 10 ArcGIS - ArcEditor 10 ArcGIS - ArcInfo 10 ArcGIS - ArcView 10 ArcReader 10 ArcGIS Server 10 ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit 10 ArcGIS Engine Runtime 10 ArcGIS Image Server 10
Platforms:  Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7

Question

Can an Esri service pack be uninstalled for Esri ArcGIS products version 10.x?

Answer

Starting at the 10.0 release, service packs are displayed in the Control Panel as separate installations for Windows operating systems.

• For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, this is displayed in the Add or Remove Programs administrative tool.
• For Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Windows 7, this is displayed in the Programs and Features administrative tool.

• For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, the Show Updates checkbox for Currently installed programs in the Add or Remove Programs dialog box must be checked in order to view service packs, as shown in the following image.
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• For Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Windows 7, click the View installed updates link to display installed ArcGIS service packs.
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The following products support an uninstallation of Esri service packs.
• ArcGIS Desktop
• ArcGIS Reader
• ArcGIS Engine Runtime

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Created: 12/3/2010
Last Modified: 3/19/2012

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By rich6626 - 03/19/2012 10:36 AM

Other - See details below.

This article has been updated for Windows 7.

By sacdou - 03/16/2012 3:54 PM

The article needs to be updated.

pls update for Windows 7