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L00ncan
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cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by L00ncan » Fri May 07, 2021 1:13 pm

I installed this extension (No Boss Notices) for "free" once i installed it i realized it was anything but "free" but it won't let me uninstall it, if try to uninstall it'll take me to a blank page, it remains in my ftp folder, if i try and delete the files in ftp i get nag screens in my admin telling me to update it, i'm stuck with this extension with Joomla and can't get rid of it. If i reinstall and uninstall the same problem occurs.

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Re: cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by Webdongle » Fri May 07, 2021 1:57 pm

I installed and uninstalled successfully
Installed again and tried the module but was told there was an error in their library. But it uninstalled OK. If you still can't uninstall it then do it manually

Make a backup
Delete the folders
Remove it from the database
_assets
_modules
_extensions
Order each ID descending.
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Re: cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by L00ncan » Fri May 07, 2021 2:01 pm

I'll need to try that later, sounds complicated

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Re: cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by Webdongle » Fri May 07, 2021 6:09 pm

It's easier than it sounds. You can locate and delete folders/files yes? All you need to do is login to phpMyAdmin (most Host's cp has the login). Then find the tables like you find files.
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Re: cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by L00ncan » Sat May 08, 2021 4:30 pm

Alright i did it, thanks for the help, glad to finally not see that in my admin section :)

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Re: cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by Webdongle » Sat May 08, 2021 8:49 pm

Easier than you thought? You already had all the skills needed, just had to be pointed in the correct direction. So long as you have a backup. Akeeba is my choice for backup.
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Re: cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by mandville » Sat May 08, 2021 10:17 pm

perhaps report this extension to the jed?
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Re: cant uninstall extension wont let me

Post by Webdongle » Sun May 09, 2021 1:54 am

It uninstalls perfectly for me.
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