Uninstalling SharePoint Administration Toolkit (Windows SharePoint Services)
Updated: August 27, 2009
Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Topic Last Modified: 2008-08-25
Navigate to %COMMONPROGRAMFILES\Microsoft Shared\Web server extensions\12\Bin.
Execute the following command: stsadm.exe -o uninstallfeature-name BatchSiteManagerLinks.
Uninstall the Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit from Add or Remove Programs (Windows Server 2003) or Programs and Features (Windows Server 2008) in Control Panel.
|The file ESCM.resx must be manually removed from your machine. This file is located at %SystemDrive%\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\%Central Admin Web Application Folder%\App_GlobalResources\ESCM.resx. Reinstallation will not replace the old file.|
From Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features, click Change to remove the SharePoint Administration Toolkit.
Note: The same dialog box is displayed if you run the MicrosoftSharepointAdministrationToolkit.exe file instead of using Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features.
If you plan to remove the Batch Site Manager tool, you will receive the following message: "This will only remove related files from this machine. Do you want to remove the Batch Site Manager link from Central Administration as well?" If you choose No, the Batch Site Manager tool still available should you have it installed on another computer. However, if you choose Yes, the Batch Site Manager files are completely removed from the farm.