1. Ensure you are logged on to your system with appropriate privileges to uninstall an application.
  2. Verify the installation medium in Control Panel > Uninstall a Program.

    The existence of a PingFederate entry indicates that PingFederate was previously installed using the PingFederate installer for Windows; otherwise, it was installed using a distribution ZIP file.

  3. Uninstall PingFederate.
    Installation medium Steps
    PingFederate installer for Windows
    1. (Optional) Make a backup copy of the PingFederate installation directory (<pf_install>).
    2. Use Control Panel > Uninstall a Program to uninstall PingFederate, which removes the PingFederate service and the installation directory.
    Distribution ZIP file
    1. Open the Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services management console.
    2. Right-click on the PingFederate service (if found) and select Stop, and then run uninstall-service.bat from the <pf_install>\pingfederate\sbin subdirectory that corresponds to your platform processor.
    3. Optional: Remove the PingFederate installation directory (<pf_install>).