Creo 2.0 uninstallation workaround

  1. If the uninstall fails, delete the file pimuninstall.exe from your <User Temp> directory.  To resolve the issue before running the uninstall skip this step.
    • For Windows Vista or Windows 7 the path to <User Temp> is C:\Users\<user login name>\AppData\Local\Temp
    • For Windows XP the path is C:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\Local Settings\Temp  (or just enter %temp% in the Windows Explorer address area for any OS)
  2. Browse to the Bin directory in each installed product in the <Creo 2.0 install directory> (e.g. C:\Program Files\PTC\Creo 2.0\Parametric\Bin)
  3. Highlight (single mouse click) uninstall.exe
  4. Press Right Mouse Button,select Properties from drop down menu
  5. Select General tab
  6. Deselect (uncheck) Read Only Attribute.
  7. Select OK to close Properties dialog box
  8. The Read Only Attribute must be turned off for every installed Creo 2.0 product to be uninstalled (eg: Direct, Layout, Parametric, Simulate)
  9. Rerun Uninstall program from Control Panel.