Note: Uninstalling MEDIAL program files does not affect the database, the uploaded user content, or the additional component software such as the Wowza Media Server.
1. Locate and run the MEDIAL installer as Administrator by right-clicking it and choosing Run as Administrator.
2. Click on the Uninstall radio button.
3. Click Next. Locate the path where MEDIAL is installed and click Next.
4. Enter the credentials of a Windows account that has permission to remove the software. If the account is a domain account, precede it with the domain like this:
Click Next to continue.
5. Check the box to confirm the removal of the software and click Next.
6. Click Finish to complete the uninstallation.
Ensure that the front-end and back-end MEDIAL sites have been removed from IIS.
2. Type Internet Information Services and double-click Internet Information Services.
3. If the front-end and back-end sites are present, delete them by right-clicking each of them and choosing Delete.
Delete Scheduled Tasks
Remove the MEDIAL encoder scheduled tasks.
2. Type Administrative Tools and select it when it appears.
3. Double-click Task Scheduler.
4. If there is a task called Encoder Activity, right-click it and choose Delete.
Verify Database Removal
Check that the VLS and ASPState databases have been removed from SQL Server.
2. Type SQL and open SQL Server Management Studio.
3. Log in using the SA password or Windows Authentication if the Windows account has administrative rights.
4. Expand the Databases folder and delete the VLS and ASPState databases by right-clicking them and choosing Delete.
5. Navigate to the directory where X: refers to the drive SQL Server is installed on:
X:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Data
6. Ensure that the following databases and associated logs are removed:
Verify Service Removal
2. Type Services and click on Services in the list.
3. If HMLService is present, restart Windows Server to remove it.