Uninstalling Qlik NPrinting Server

Configuration files

The Qlik NPrinting uninstallation process deletes the app.conf proxy configuration files:

  • %ProgramData%\NPrinting\newsstandproxy\app.conf
  • %ProgramData%\NPrinting\webconsoleproxy\app.conf

If you re-install Qlik NPrinting, either in the same computer or in another, you will need to re-apply all the edited settings.

You can keep a copy of the files to record which configuration options were changed. Do not overwrite any app.conf configuration file with an older version as some configuration options may be different. You can overwrite the app.conf configuration files only if the replacement is from the same release of Qlik NPrinting.

The proxy configuration files for Qlik NPrinting 17.3, including service releases, had the following paths:

  • %ProgramFiles%\NPrintingServer\proxy\newsstandproxy\src\qlik.com\newsstandproxy\conf\app.conf
  • %ProgramFiles%\NPrintingServer\proxy\webconsoleproxy\src\qlik.com\webconsoleproxy\conf\app.conf

Uninstalling

Qlik NPrinting services must be stopped before you uninstall Qlik NPrinting Server, because the services could be using files that must be removed.

Do the following:

  1. Open services.msc.
  2. Scroll-down the list until you find the Qlik NPrinting services.
  3. Stop the Qlik NPrinting Windows services (by right-clicking them, and then clicking Stop) in the following order:
    1. Only if it is installed, stop Qlik NPrintingEngine
    2. Qlik NPrinting Scheduler
    3. Qlik NPrinting WebEngine
    4. Qlik NPrinting RepoService
    5. Qlik NPrinting messaging service
  4. Close services.msc.
  1. In Windows, open the program uninstaller from the Control Panel.
  2. Right-click Qlik NPrinting Server, and then select Uninstall.
  3. Click Uninstall to proceed.

    Wait until the uninstall finishes.

  4. Click Close.

All Qlik NPrinting Windows services are uninstalled and no longer appear under services.

Do the following:

  1. In Windows, open the program uninstaller from the Control Panel.
  2. Scroll down the list until you find Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2.
  3. Right-click on it and select Uninstall.

    Wait until the uninstall finishes.

  4. Repeat the process for Erlang OTP.

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