How can I manually uninstall Redax?

Note:  If you have any custom palettes, you will want to back them up before uninstalling Redax.

Redax version 3.8: Back up the file C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat X.0\Acrobat\plug_ins\palettes.txt

Redax version 4.0 and above: Export your palettes from the Redax palettes dialog.

See Importing & Exporting palettes for more information. You will able to import these palettes files into new/other versions of Redax.

Before manually removing Redax, try uninstalling Redax under Windows Add/Remove programs.

 

ANSWER:

To manually remove Redax, browse to the plug-ins directory:

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat X.0\Acrobat\plug_ins.

If you are running a 64 bit version of windows, use:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat X.0\Acrobat\plug_ins.

Redax 3.8:

  • Remove Redax32.api from the plug-ins directory
  • Remove Redax.pdf from the plug-ins directory
  • Remove palettes.txt from the plug-ins directory
  • Remove redaxplugin.arn from the plug-ins directory

Redax 4.x:

  • Remove Redax32.api from the plug-ins directory
  • Remove the preferences file Redax.pdf.
  • Remove Redax.pdf from the plug-ins directory if present.
    Redax.pdf may also be located in your application data directory.
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Application Data\
    Vista & Windows 7: C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Roaming\
    Check the following subdirectories in the application data directory for Redax.pdf.
    Adobe\Acrobat\X.0\Preferences
    Appligent\Preferences
  • Remove the license file, redaxplugin.arn from the plug-ins directory if present

Redax 5.x

  • Remove Redax32.api from the plug-ins/Appligent directory
  • Remove the preferences file Redax.pdf.
  • Remove Redax.pdf from the plug-ins directory if present.
    Redax.pdf may also be located in your application date directory.
    XP: C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Application Data\
    Vista & Windows 7: C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Roaming\
    Check the following subdirectories in the application data directory for Redax.pdf.
    Adobe\Acrobat\X.0\Preferences
    Appligent\Preferences
  • Remove the following icu dlls from the plugins directory:
          icudt40.dll icuin40.dll icuio40.dll icule40.dll
          iculx40.dll icutu40.dll icuuc40.dll

  

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