Problems with Windows and TeXLive 2021

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Sun Sep 19 14:20:34 CEST 2021

On Sun, Sep 19, 2021 at 11:49:26AM +0100, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Jason Stahlecker wrote:
> > Dear Mr. Taylor,
> > 
> > thank you for your quick response! I am sorry for forgetting to mention
> > this, I am using  Windows 10 (Build: 19041.1165) on a AMD Ryzen 5 3600.
> > I have already looked to uninstall it via windows, as you suggested, but
> > it does not appear in that window. I also did not find an uninstaller in
> > the texlive folder (C:\texlive). It does not seem right to simply delete
> > that folder. Is there any other way to safetly remove it? Thank you for
> > your help!
> > 
> > Best,
> > 
> > Jason

For a single-user installation, the uninstaller is a menu item under
TeX Live. For a multiuser installation, use 'Apps Y Features' of the
Settings app.

If you somehow want to bypass these interfaces: the uninstaller is
<TeX Live Root>\tlpkg\installer\uninst.bat.  For a single-user
installation, it must be uninstalled by its user.  For a multiuser
installation, the file must be invoked with administrative

Siep Kroonenberg

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