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Uninstall inSync

Overview

This topic describes the procedure to uninstall inSync from Windows, Mac, and Linux laptops.

From Windows

To uninstall inSync

  1. On the Start menu, click All Programs > Druva inSync > Uninstall Druva inSync.
  2. Click Uninstall. A dialog box prompts you whether you want to retain inSync settings.
  3. If you want to retain inSync settings click Yes.
    If you do not want to restain inSync settings, click No.
  4. After the uninstallation process completes, click Finish.

From Mac

Before you begin

Before you uninstall inSync, ensure that you have administrative privileges on the laptop.

Procedure

To uninstall inSync

  1. Open Launchpad.
  2. Click Uninstall inSync. A dialog box prompts for your login password.
  3. Type your password, and then click OK.
  4. If you want to retain inSync settings click Yes.
  5. If you do not want to retain inSync settings, click No.
Note: You can also find the uninstaller under /Applications/Druva inSync. The inSync Share folder, available for users who have inSync Share functionality, is not deleted even if you choose to delete inSync settings.

From Linux

Before you begin

Before you uninstall inSync, ensure the following:

  • You have super user privileges on the laptop.
  • You take a backup of the files and folders in the inSync Share folder before you delete the inSync Share folder.

On CentOS or RHEL

To uninstall inSync

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Run the following command:
    rpm -qa | grep druva-insync-client | sudo xargs rpm -e
    
  3. Manually delete the following folders:
    • /home/<user name>/.inSync
    • /opt/Druva
    • /home/<user name>/inSync Share

On Ubuntu

To uninstall inSync

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Run the following command:
     dpkg --get-selections | grep -i druva-insync-client | sudo dpkg -r
  3. Manually delete the following folders:
    • /home/<user name>/.inSync
    • /opt/Druva
    • /home/<user name>/inSync Share
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