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Uninstall Instructions for FARO CAM2

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Quick Steps

Here is all you have to do. Click the links to see details.

  1. Backup any files you want to keep.
  2. Uninstall using the Microsoft Windows Control Panel.
  3. Download and run  FARO® Clean Up Tool, version 1.0.4.3., released 16 March, 2017

Overview

Properly uninstalling FARO® CAM2® software makes sure all FARO files are removed from your computer and keeps it running at peak efficiency.

Prepare

Please review this table before you begin to ensure your success.

Time to Complete 30 minutes
Skills Needed
  • Knowledge of Windows at the operating system level
  • General computer skills
Prerequisites
  • Internet connection
  • Computer you use with your FARO software
  • Storage media for saving files, such as a flash drive
Supported Software
  • FARO® CAM2® Measure 10 all versions
  • FARO® CAM2® SmartInspect v1.0 and later
  • FARO® CAM2® Q 1.0 and later
  • FARO® CAM2® Gage v2.2

Detailed Steps

  1. Back up any CAM2 files you want to keep from the appropriate directories before you uninstall CAM2 software.
    • For CAM2 Measure 10
      ..\Users\userName\Documents\CAM2 Measure 10
    • For CAM2 SmartInspect
      ..\Users\userName\Documents\CAM2 SmartInspect
    • For CAM2 Q
      ..\Users\userName\Documents\CAM2 Q
    • For CAM2 Gage
      ..\Users\userName\Documents\CAM2 Gage
  2. Uninstall the software using the Windows Control Panel. Select Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a program > Remove > CAM2SoftwareName.
  3. Click here to download and install the FARO Cleanup Tool.
  4. Run the Cleanup Tool by going to Start > Programs > FARO > FARO Cleanup Tool. The tool completely removes CAM2 files, registry settings, and profiles that may remain after uninstalling CAM2 software.
    FARO Cleanup Tool

Troubleshooting

If after uninstalling and running the cleanup tool, if there are still FARO files that have not been properly removed, the manual uninstall process can help you ensure all FARO files have been removed.

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