How to uninstall External Data Connector?


When you create connections in External Data Connector, the application creates Windows Scheduled Tasks (to run the connections at the specified time interval) and Stored User Profiles in the computer where External Data Connector is installed. Connection results for every run instance is also maintained in the computer as application files.

When you uninstall External Data Connector through Control Panel - Add / Remove Programs applet, Windows Installer program will remove only the application files from your machine. But, the application related files created by External Data Connector remain in the computer. In order to remove External Data Connector worker files completely, the uninstall wizard provides a set of cleanup options to perform the cleanup operation based your selection.

Use this wizard to cleanup the files / profiles that are created by External Data Connector for SharePoint application selectively and uninstall External Data Connector completely from the machine.

1. Launch the uninstall wizard by clicking Start -> Programs -> External Data Connector for SharePoint -> External Data Connector Uninstall Wizard.
  External Data Connector uninstall wizard will be shown as below:
 
   
2. Select required cleanup options as shown below:
 
   
3. Confirm the cleanup and/or uninstall process.
 
  Click Finish to run cleanup and/or uninstall process. Click Cancel to close the wizard.
   
4. Once the file cleanup process is complete, the uninstall wizard will automatically run Windows Installer program to remove External Data Connector application from the machine, if you have selected the cleanup option Uninstall External Data Connector application in the wizard.