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uninstall building design suites

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02-26-2013 06:05 AM

is there an easy way to uninstall building design suites?  a user messed up their machine and I want to do a clean install of everything.  Couldn't find anything that talks about design suites and I don't want to uninstall each program one at a time.

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Re: uninstall building design suites

02-26-2013 08:25 AM in reply to: jdukc

You can try the new Microsoft tool for this here:

For more information on the Autodesk KB Support article concerning the clean uninstall of Autodesk products, see this link:

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Re: uninstall building design suites

03-05-2013 01:30 AM in reply to: jdukc

There is no uninstallation tool for BDS,you should follow this solution to clean your autodesk products.

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Re: uninstall building design suites

03-06-2013 08:09 AM in reply to: emily.xu

Just wanted to add here that the only automated suite uninstaller that is currently available pertains to the AutoCAD Design Suite

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Re: uninstall building design suites

04-18-2013 05:34 PM in reply to: jdukc

The lack of an uninstaller for BDS is not acceptable given the complexity and time requried to do this manually

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Re: uninstall building design suites

04-18-2013 06:35 PM in reply to: robincapperw
this is fixed in 2014
autodesk includes an uninstall tool for 2014 products now
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Re: uninstall building design suites

04-22-2013 12:24 PM in reply to: DarrenP

since there's an uninstall tool in 2014, can't this be ported back to be backwards compatible with 2013, 2012 and etc?

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