How to: Delete an Instance of Notification Services (SQL Server Management Studio)
When you delete an instance of Notification Services, you delete the databases for the instance and its applications. After you delete an instance, you should also unregister the instance, unless you are going to recreate the instance and want to use the same registry information.
The following procedure shows how to delete an instance of Notification Services using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.
In Object Explorer, expand the Notification Services node.
If you want to keep a copy of the instance and application data, back up the instance and application databases. For more information, see Backing Up and Recovering Notification Services.
Right-click the instance and select Disable.
Right-click the instance and select Stop.
Note: If you are hosting the Notification Services engine in a custom application, use the custom application to stop the instance.
To unregister the instance, right-click the instance, point to Tasks, and then select Unregister.
Right-click the instance, point to Tasks, and then select Delete.
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