How to uninstall Veeam Backup and Replication from your server

uninstall Veeam Backup

Veeam Backup and Replication is comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery solution which is capable of creating image-level backups of virtual and physical servers, cloud machines, and restoration as well. The technology used in the product optimizes data transfer and resource consumption, which helps to minimize storage costs and recovery time in case of a disaster. Here are some related uninstall articles: How to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, how to uninstall GNS3 in Windows, how to uninstall builtin programs using PowerShell in Windows 10, how to uninstall a program via command prompt in Windows, and how to install and uninstall PowerShell on macOS.

In my lab environment, I had to uninstall Veeam Backup and Replication to demonstrate the steps needed to install Veeam Backup and Replication on a dedicated SQL Server. You may want to see the steps here. Also, see this guide on how to install and configure Veeam Backup and Replication 11 Community Edition with its default SQL Server Express Edition.

To uninstall Veeam Backup & Replication

Click on the Start menu, and select Control Panel as shown below.

remove Veeam Replication

Under Programs, select uninstall a program.

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Furthermore, right-click Veeam Backup & Replication in the programs list and select Uninstall. However, If Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager is installed on this machine, Veeam Backup & Replication will uninstall both components. Moreover, Please wait for the process to complete.

uninstall Veeam Backup

Click on Yes to begin the uninstallation process.

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In addition, If the program list contains additional Veeam Backup & Replication components, right-click the remaining components and select Uninstall.

Note: The Veeam Backup & Replication configuration database is not removed during the uninstall process. All configuration data stored in the database remains as well.

Veeam Backup uninstallation

As you can see below, Veeam Backup & Replication is currently being removed form your Server.

If the program list contains additional Veeam Backup & Replication components, right-click the remaining components and select Uninstall.
– Here I will be removing “Veeam Backup Transport and Veeam Mount Service”.


Note: The Veeam Backup & Replication configuration database is not removed during the uninstall process. All configuration data stored in the database remains as well. Therefore, under the list of installed programs, click on the SQL Server 2016 Express Edition that was installed here and click on uninstall to remove it.
– Select the Database Engine Service and click on Next to remove it.

As you can see below, the Database Engine has been successfully removed from your Server. If you wish to re-install Veeam Backup and Replication with a dedicated database, please follow the steps described in this link.


I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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1 year ago

thanks alot of information keren banget mantap

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