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Warning!

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:

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Following

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the

', '

instructions

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below

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will

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completely

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remove

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your

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Plex

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Media

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Server

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,

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including

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all

', '

library

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metadata,

', '

viewstates,

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etc.

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If

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you

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simply

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want

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to

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install

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a

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different

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version,

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you

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can

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just

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run

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the

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new

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installer.

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Windows

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To

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completely

', '

remove

', '

the

', '

Plex

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Media

', '

Server

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from

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your

', '

Windows

', '

computer,

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first

', '

make

', '

sure

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

is

', '

not

', '

running.

', '

Initiate

', '

an

', '

uninstall

', '

for

', '

the

', '

Plex

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Media

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Server

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as

', '

normal

', '

via

', '

the

', '

Control

', '

Panel

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in

', '

Windows.

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Delete

', '

the

', '

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Plex,

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Inc.

', '

registry

', '

key.

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Tip!

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You’ll

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need

', '

to

', '

use

', '

the

', '

“regedit”

', '

or

', '

similar

', '

Windows

', '

app

', '

to

', '

modify

', '

your

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registry.

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It’s

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always

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a

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good

', '

idea

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to

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back

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up

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your

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registry

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before

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making

', '

any

', '

changes!

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Delete

', '

the

', '

following

', '

directory:

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%LOCALAPPDATA%\\Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

If

', '

desired,

', '

you

', '

can

', '

also

', '

remove

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

entry

', '

from

', '

your

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account

', '

on

', '

the

', '

Devices

', '

page

', '

of

', '

Plex

', '

Web

', '

App.

', '

Related

', '

Page

', '

:

', '

Devices

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OS

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X

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To

', '

completely

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remove

', '

the

', '

Plex

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Media

', '

Server

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from

', '

your

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OS

', '

X

', '

computer,

', '

first

', '

make

', '

sure

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

is

', '

not

', '

running.

', '

Using

', '

the

', '

Finder’s

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“Go”

', '

menu,

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select

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Go

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To

', '

Folder…

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then

', '

enter

', '

the

', '

following

', '

in

', '

the

', '

dialog

', '

box

', '

that

', '

pops

', '

up:

', '

~/Library/

', '

Browse

', '

to

', '

and

', '

delete

', '

the

', '

following

', '

files

', '

and

', '

folders:

', '

~/Library/Application

', '

Support/Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server/

', '

~/Library/Caches/PlexMediaServer/

', '

~/Library/Logs/Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server/

', '

Open

', '

your

', '

“Terminal”

', '

application

', '

and

', '

then

', '

run

', '

the

', '

following

', '

command:

', '

defaults

', '

delete

', '

com.plexapp.plexmediaserver

', '

Delete

', '

the

', '

actual

', '

application

', '

itself

', '

under

', '

/Applications/Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server.app

', '

Restart

', '

your

', '

computer

', '

to

', '

clear

', '

out

', '

any

', '

cached

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

preferences.

', '

If

', '

desired,

', '

you

', '

can

', '

also

', '

remove

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

entry

', '

from

', '

your

', '

account

', '

on

', '

the

', '

Devices

', '

page

', '

of

', '

Plex

', '

Web

', '

App.

', '

Related

', '

Page

', '

:

', '

Devices

', '

You

', '

may

', '

also

', '

need

', '

to

', '

remove

', '

a

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

entry

', '

from

', '

your

', '

Login

', '

Items

', '

.

', '

Note

', '

:

', '

Server

', '

versions

', '

prior

', '

to

', '

0.9.16.0

', '

will

', '

have

', '

logs

', '

located

', '

at

', '

~/Library/Logs/

', '

instead.

', '

Linux

', '

Debian,

', '

Ubuntu

', '

To

', '

completely

', '

remove

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

from

', '

the

', '

computer,

', '

first

', '

make

', '

sure

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

is

', '

not

', '

running.

', '

Then

', '

do

', '

the

', '

following:

', '

Run

', '

the

', '

command

', '

dpkg

', '

-r

', '

plexmediaserver

', '

Remove

', '

the

', '

directory

', '

/var/lib/plexmediaserver/Library/Application

', '

Support/Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server/

', '

Fedora,

', '

CentOS

', '

To

', '

completely

', '

remove

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

from

', '

the

', '

computer,

', '

first

', '

make

', '

sure

', '

the

', '

Plex

', '

Media

', '

Server

', '

is

', '

not

', '

running.

', '

Then

', '

do

', '

the

', '

following:

', '

Run

', '

the

', '

command

', '

rpm

', '

-e

', '

plexmediaserver

', '

Remove

', '

the

', '

directory

', '

/var/lib/plexmediaserver/

', '

Run

', '

the

', '

command

', '

userdel

', '

plex

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NAS

', '

Installs

', '

Use

', '

the

', '

device’s

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normal

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graphical

', '

interface

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to

', '

remove

', '

the

', '

package.

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Be

', '

aware

', '

that

', '

not

', '

all

', '

package

', '

uninstallers

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will

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remove

', '

all

', '

the

', '

metadata

', '

content

', '

in

', '

addition

', '

to

', '

the

', '

application

', '

itself.

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In

', '

such

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a

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case,

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if

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you

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wish

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to

', '

remove

', '

all

', '

the

', '

metadata

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files

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and

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other

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ancillary

', '

content,

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you’ll

', '

need

', '

to

', '

do

', '

so

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manually,

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which

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also

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remove

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Plex

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Media

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Server

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entry

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your

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account

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on

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Devices

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page

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App.

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