[wix-users] Uninstall user settings

John Cooper JoCooper at jackhenry.com
Wed Apr 19 09:07:35 PDT 2017

Is this a perUser or perMachine application?  Removal of the Components should remove the registry entries.  If it doesn't, something is wrong with the authoring.  Permissions issues can be an issue.  Also, on 64-bit OS's, the path to a 32-bit key might not be what you expect.

John Merryweather Cooper
Senior Software Engineer -- Integration Development Group -- Enterprise Notification Service
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® | Lenexa, KS  66214 | Office:  913-341-3434x431050
JoCooper at jackhenry.com

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I have an application which creates registry entries under HKCU and my QA people are complaining that uninstalling the app doesn't remove the registry entries. Is there a (standard) way of  handling this or is it just a case of "that's how Windows (Installer) works, live with it"?


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