Uninstalling a Home Designer Program

Reference Number: KB-00109
Last Modified: September 29, 2015

The information in this article applies to:

Home Designer Professional or Home Designer Architectural or Home Designer Suite or Home Designer Interiors or Home Designer Essentials


How do I uninstall my Home Designer program?


In this article we will cover the steps to uninstall or remove a Home Designer application from your computer. If you encounter any errors or problems during this process, please contact our Technical Support department.

Note: In Home Designer version 9.0 and newer, you need to have an active internet connection in order for the uninstall procedure to deactivate the license from the system. See the related articles section for information on managing your Home Designer license across multiple computers.

To uninstall Home Designer in Windows

  1. First, close Home Designer if it is running.

  2. On the keyboard, press Windows Key + R to open the Run dialog.

  3. Type appwiz.cpl into the Run dialog and click OK.

  4. Select the desired Home Designer program and choose Uninstall/Remove.

To uninstall Home Designer from Mac

  1. First quit Home Designer.

  2. Open a new Finder window and select the Applications option from the menu.

  3. Drag the desired Home Designer app to the Trash at the end of the dock.


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