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Uninstalling service packs at 10

Need to roll back to a previous service pack or uninstall a patch? A new function with version 10 is the ability to unistall service packs. This is helpful if you run into an error or performance issue and need to test if the service pack is involved.

If you are using Windows XP, you can use the Add/Remove Programs window to view and uninstall service packs or patches. For more details visit this link.

But if you’re using Windows 7, the workflow is slightly different.

i)     Open Control Panel

ii)    Navigate ‘Programs and Features’-> ‘View installed updates’

iii)  Navigate ‘ArcGIS Desktop 10 Service Pack x’-> Right Click and Uninstall.

Keera P

Have you got the latest service pack installed?

Have you got the latest service pack installed?

This is one of the first questions we ask of you when you log a support call but it’s maybe not as easy to tell as you’d think! The easiest way to tell if you’ve got any service packs installed onto ArcGIS Desktop is to open up ArcGIS Administrator (Desktop Administrator pre-10). It’ll show you on the right hand side what service pack you’ve got installed (if any). Service pack 3 for ArcGIS 10.0 is scheduled to be released in October, 2011, and includes many fixes for targeted issuesContinue reading