How to manually uninstall CA Business Intelligence (CABI) 3.x

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

The following is the procedure to manually uninstall CABI (CA Business Intelligence) 3.x after it has been installed with CA Service Desk Manager 12.x

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Question:

How to manually uninstall CA Business Intelligence (CABI) 3.x after it has been installed with CA Service Desk Manager 12.x

Environment:
CA Business Intelligence 3.xAll Supported Windows Operating SystemsCA Service Desk Manager 12.x
Answer:

1.  From ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS, uninstall CA Business Intelligence

2.  Locate and delete the CA\SC\CommonReporting3 folder 

3.  Open a command prompt with 'Run as Administrator' and run the following command: 

msiexec /x {5418F914-1D31-4849-822C-314AC28B06BF} 

4. Delete the following registry keys (some might not exist) 

On a 32-bit OS:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\Shared\CommonReporting3

HKCU\Software\Business Objects

HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Business Objects

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BOE120SIA<SIANODENAME>

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BOE120MySQL

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BOE120Tomcat

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Apache Software Foundation\Procrun 2.0\BOE120SIA<SIANODENAME>

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Apache Software Foundation\Procrun 2.0\BOE120Tomcat

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\<INSTALLDIR> 

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5418F914-1D31-4849-822C-314AC28B06BF}

On a 64-bit OS:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\ Wow6432Node \ComputerAssociates\Shared\CommonReporting3

HKCU\Software\Business Objects

HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Business Objects

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BOE120SIA<SIANODENAME> 

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BOE120MySQL

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BOE120Tomcat

HKLM\SOFTWARE\ Wow6432Node \Apache Software Foundation\Procrun 2.0\BOE120SIA<SIANODENAME>

HKLM\SOFTWARE\ Wow6432Node \Apache Software Foundation\Procrun 2.0\BOE120Tomcat

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\<INSTALLDIR>

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5418F914-1D31-4849-822C-314AC28B06BF}

5.  Reboot server