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Uninstall Azul Zulu on Windows

Uninstalling Azul Zulu removes the files from the installed directories. Uninstalling one Azul Zulu JDK version does not affect any other Azul Zulu JDK versions you have installed. For example, removing Azul Zulu 7 from your system does not remove Azul Zulu 8 if it’s installed.

Uninstall Azul Zulu extracted from a ZIP or TAR.GZ file

To uninstall Azul Zulu extracted from a .zip package:

  1. Ensure there are no running processes that are using Azul Zulu.

  2. Delete the Azul Zulu installation directory.

  3. If you modified your PATH environment variables, remove the Azul Zulu path from it.

Uninstall Azul Zulu installed with MSI installer

To uninstall Azul Zulu installed with an .msi package:

Ensure there are no running processes that are using Azul Zulu. Then uninstall Azul Zulu using one of the following methods.

Uninstall via Control Panel

From the Windows Control Panel, open Remove Program and select Azul Zulu package you want to remove. Then click Uninstall.

Uninstall using the MSI installer

Double-click the .msi file, choose Remove, and follow the prompts to uninstall Azul Zulu.

Uninstall from the command prompt

At the Command Prompt, run:

 msiexec /x <zulu_package>.msi 

Uninstall using the product code

If you do not have the .msi file at hand, you can use the product code (unique identifier for the particular Azul Zulu MSI package).

The command that uninstalls a program by a given product code is as follows:

 msiexec /x "<zulu_product_code>" 

To find the product code of the installed Azul Zulu package. Open Windows PowerShell and run the following command:

 gwmi win32_product -filter "Name LIKE '%Zulu%'" 

The command prints the information about installed Azul Zulu MSI packages.

 IdentifyingNumber : {F1DADDC8-CC2F-47B2-A78E-BA03A5123806}
Name              : Zulu JRE 13.30 (13.0.2.0.101), 64-bit
Vendor            : Azul Systems, Inc.
Version           : 13.30
Caption           : Zulu JRE 13.30 (13.0.2.0.101), 64-bit

IdentifyingNumber : {00DB76F8-D3C6-4A72-9511-E5D7A6B5E4C9}
Name              : Zulu JDK 8.52.0.23 (8u282), 64-bit
Vendor            : Azul Systems, Inc.
Version           : 8.52.0.23
Caption           : Zulu JDK 8.52.0.23 (8u282), 64-bit 

The IdentifyingNumber is the product code.

Copy the product code of the package you want to uninstall and run the uninstall command:

 msiexec /x "{E1D93E79-2A5E-4E8D-A70F-FF6F2BF42443}"