I have the same issue. Cleaner tool does not hetl, at least in my case. Do you mean that the whole CS5.5 Master Collection should be uninstalled? I have tried everything else:
- I tried to uninstall, but Flash Builder was not listed among the programs, maybe I have uninstalled it earlier or it is inclkuded in CS5.5
- I deleted all Flash Builder related files, no help
- Then I deleted all Flash Builder related registry entries, no success
- Finally I downloaded the cleaner tool, its action options do not include anything Flash Builder Releted.
I simply can't get rid of the conflicting version
Same problem here. OSX 10.7.3, all old versions of builder were uninstalled, cleaner tool showes nothing builder related.
Close anything Adobe.
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\caps
Rename Media_db.db and pdb.db to something else.
I had been struggling with this issue for days and no one seemed able to help me, changing the file names solved it. Thank you!
What location is for OSX? I can't find "caps" in ~/Library/Application Support/Adobe.
And that databse files, do they contains information just about Flash Builder or about all Adobe products? Would there be no problems installing/uninstalling other Adobe products?
Thanks, this approach worked.
After installing it, rename the files back to be able to uninstall/upgrade the other products.
On mac it is in library.. which is hidden
so shift command G, or Go, folder
you should have a finder window open in library now.
mubhceab78: I think in your solution lies a problem. When you install FB 4.6 after renaming the Media_db.db and pdb.db, it installs a new version of Media_db.db and pdb.db with those filenames but a different filesize, hinting that it may have different content. With those files now on the system you cannot rename the "renamed" files back to the original files because there will be a filename conflict. Two files of the same name cannot exist in the same directory. So how do we solve that? Doesn't this mean that something will break in the uninstaller if you try to do what you're saying and try to uninstall FB 4.6 ?
Those are the installation.. logs, sorta.
So when you install a product, it will write to those files. I am guessing previous versions did not remove itself properly from those files.
What I would do on that, is after you install and it creates those two files, prefix the files with fbcs6- and then rename the others so you can modify/remove cs6 and other software. When the day comes to remove flashbuilder cs6.. rename again.
This of course is a workaround, not a solution, perhaps adobe will create a utility to go into those files and clear out the erronous entries.
Thanks. It worked for me too.
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Another work-around I found is to install in Trial mode then activate your license after the install. I finally chose Trial and the message didn't come up.