[Python-Dev] Windows uninstallation problem
vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Mar 6 23:33:23 CET 2012
Martin v. Löwis <martin <at> v.loewis.de> writes:
> It most likely is a misconfiguration of your system. I guess that the
> registry key for the DLL has a non-zero refcount before you started the
> installation, so that the refcount didn't drop to zero when you uninstalled.
That must have been it - thanks. I uninstalled, removed the key from the
SharedDLLs (it was still there with a refcount of 1, as per your analysis),
reinstalled and uninstalled - all is well.
I did raise an issue but I'll go and close it now. Thanks for the help.
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