Uninstalling Acquia Dev Desktop

To uninstall Acquia Dev Desktop, complete the following steps:

  1. In Acquia Dev Desktop, click Stop, and then close Acquia Dev Desktop.
  2. Run the uninstallation application. To do this, use the method based on your operating system:
    • Mac - Run the uninstall application at /Applications/DevDesktop/uninstall.app.
    • Windows - From the Start menu, select All Programs > Acquia Dev Desktop > Uninstall Acquia Dev Desktop.
  3. Follow the provided instructions to uninstall Acquia Dev Desktop.

The uninstallation process removes the following components installed by Acquia Dev Desktop:

  • MySQL server and database, including all website content
  • Drupal codebase and files
  • Apache HTTP server
  • Windows-only: XMail server (if installed as part of Acquia Dev Desktop)

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