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Procedure for complete uninstall and reinstall of ION Setup

A user may want to completely uninstall and reinstall ION Setup.

Product Line
ION Setup (All versions)

Windows Operating System

*Warning: This article contains information about editing the registry. Improper changes to the registry can permanently damage the operating system. Always backup the registry before making any changes.*

Under normal circumstances, ION Setup can be upgraded by running the installer for the new version on a PC on which ION Setup is already installed. 

If a user wishes to COMPLETELY uninstall the previous version of ION Setup and start from scratch with a new version, the following procedure should be followed:

  1. Uninstall ION Setup through the Control Panel "Programs and Features"
  2. Remove (or rename) all traces of ION Setup in the registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Schneider Electric\ION Setup)
  3. Remove (or rename) all traces of ION Setup on the hard disk file system (C:\Program Files (x86)\Schneider Electric\ION Setup and C:\ProgramData\Schneider Electric\ION Setup )
  4. Install the new version of ION Setup

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