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Apache Web Server Uninstallation

To uninstall Apache web server from Windows click on Start -> Control Panel as shown in Diagram 1.

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In the control panel window that opens locate and double click the Add or Remove Programs link as shown in Diagram 2.

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The Add or Remove Programs dialog box that pops up. Scroll down till the Apache HTTP Server 2.X entry is reached as shown in Diagram 3.

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Select this entry (i.e. Apache HTTP Server 2.X) as shown in Diagram 4 by clicking it once. Next click the Remove button on the right hand side to uninstall Apache.

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This will prompt for a confirmation to uninstall Apache HTTP server. Click on Yes as shown in Diagram 5.

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After collecting the information that the Apache server needs, the un-installation process begins.

This will be followed by a progress bar, indicating the uninstallation process of Apache HTTP server is in progress as shown in Diagram 6.

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Once complete, the Apache HTTP Server 2.X entry will finally disappear from the Add or Remove Programs as shown in Diagram 7.

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NOTE: At times during the uninstalling process of Apache web server from Windows via Add or Remove Program, the main folder of Apache is not deleted.

To confirm if this folder exists or not, navigate to C:\Program Files\ and check whether the Apache Software Foundation folder exists as shown in Diagram 8.

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If the Apache folder exists simply right click -> delete the folder manually as shown in Diagram 9.

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This will prompt for a confirmation to remove the Apache software foundation and all its contents. Click on Yes as shown in Diagram 10.

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This will successfully remove Apache from your system.

April 15, 2016
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