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Uninstalling a Custom Features

  Asked By: Ray    Date: Oct 28    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 771

If I uninstall a custom feature, should the feature
folder be deleted from the ..\Template\Features
folder?

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Answer #1    Answered By: Timmy Whitney     Answered On: Oct 28

Unless you plan to re-install it, yes. Just make sure if you installed
it using a Solution that you un-install it the same way. Also, just to
be clear, we are talking about Uninstall, not Deactivate. You need to
Deactivate it everywhwere and then uninstall  it. Then you can remove
the folder.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Harihar Sonnad     Answered On: Oct 28

No. Uninstalling a Feature removes its information from the
configuration database.

To remove the folder from the 12 Hive, retract and remove the solution.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Deven Gajjar     Answered On: Oct 28

That was exactly what I was looking for.

 
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