Deauthorizing ArcGIS

If you need to uninstall and reinstall your authorized copy of ArcGIS (for example, if you are reformatting your hard drive or switching to a new computer or you have entered your eva code in once and it did not authorize) please follow these instructions before uninstalling the software.

Deauthorization instructions:

  1. Open up ArcGIS Administrator (located in the ArcGIS program group in your Start Menu).
  2. In the left-hand pane, click the Support Operations folder, and the Deauthorize button.
  3. Follow the instructions to remove the core product and any selected extensions from your machine. https://desktop.arcgis.com/en/desktop/latest/get-started/administering-desktop/authorizing-arcgis-single-use-products-and-features.htm\
  4. Uninstall ArcGIS for Desktop (Control Panel > Programs and Features).
  5. Reinstall ArcGIS for Desktop.
  6. Authorize software.
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