[R] uninstall problem
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Mar 16 08:03:53 CET 2002
On Sat, 16 Mar 2002 ggrothendieck at yifan.net wrote:
> Under Windows 2000 I installed R 1.4.0 some time ago. I then
> installed R 1.4.1 just now. If I
> hit the Windows Start button
> select Programs from the menu that appears
> select R from the menu that appears
> then I get a menu with
> R 1.4.0
> R 1.4.1
> R 1.4.0 Help
> R 1.4.1 Help
> Uninstall R for Windows
> If I select Uninstall R for Windows it uninstalls R 1.4.1 but
> I want to uninstall 1.4.0 . How do I do that? There does
> not appear to be separate uninstalls for the two versions.
You go to the 1.4.0 directory and run Uninstall.exe. This and related
issues are covered in the rw-FAQ in R-devel (1.5.0 to be).
BTW, the behaviour is quite common for Windows applications.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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