Friday, September 20, 2013

Uninstall IQMV4 plug-in from IBM Lotus Notes Client

Take following steps to enable plug-in management options in Lotus Notes client:

1. Using a text editor, open the following file: [Notes Install Directory]\framework\rcp\plugin_customization.ini























[Notes Install Directory] is usually C:\Program Files\IBM\Lotus\Notes

2. Perform one of the following steps:
 If the following line is not present, then add it to the end of the file:
  com.ibm.notes.branding/enable.update.ui=true
 
 If the line is present, make sure that the value is equal to true.

3. Save the file and close your text editor.


4. Go to Lotus\Notes\Data\workspace\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.core.runtime\.settings
Edit com.ibm.notes.branding.prefs file

Edit 2nd line
[Before] 
#Thu Sep 08 11:56:06 PDT 2011
enable.update.ui=false
eclipse.preferences.version=1

[After] 
#Thu Sep 08 11:56:06 PDT 2011
enable.update.ui=true
eclipse.preferences.version=1


5. Restart Lotus Notes, if it is running.


Steps to uninstall plug-in:
1. Start Lotus Notes Client
2. Go to File->Application->Application Management...



3. Next, you will be presented with the following dialog, find and select the plug-in "Instant Queue V4" or "CannedResponses" (for V2)  and click on highlighted "Uninstall" link option.








































4. Next you will be prompted to uninstall the plug-in.











5. After the plug-in has been uninstalled you will be prompted to restart Lotus Notes client to complete the uninstall process.



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