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Uninstalling the Elvis InDesign Client for Elvis 4

Uninstalling the Elvis InDesign Client for Elvis 5

The Elvis InDesign client is a plug-in that connects InDesign or InDesign Server to Elvis Server. To uninstall this plug-in, follow the steps as outlined below.

Check which version is installed

Various versions of the Elvis InDesign client exist, each with their own process for uninstalling the software.

Check which version of the InDesign client is installed by accessing the About Elvis Plug-ins window:

  • In the InDesign menu (on Mac OS X) or Help menu (on Windows), choose About Elvis Plug-ins... .

The About Elvis Plug-ins window

Depending on your version of the software installed, follow the steps as outlined below.

Steps for versions 3.2 or higher

Do one of the following:

  • Run the Elvis InDesign client installer and choose to uninstall the software.
  • (Mac OS X only) From the InDesign folder, run the file named 'Uninstall Elvis InDesign plug-ins.app'.
  • (Windows only) Uninstall 'Elvis InDesign' by using the Windows 'Add/remove programs' feature.

Steps for versions 2.2 – 3.1

An uninstaller can be used for uninstalling the plug-ins. This uninstaller is part of the download package for the Elvis InDesign client.

Step 1. Download the package from the Client Install page of Elvis 5 Server.

The Client Install page

Step 2. Unzip the downloaded file, open the folder and start the process by double-clicking one of the following files:

  • For Windows:
Adobe version File
Adobe CS6 win_uninstall_CS6.bat
Adobe CC win_uninstall_CC.bat
Adobe CC 2014 win_uninstall_CC.bat
Adobe CC 2015 win_uninstall_CC.bat
  • For Mac OS:
Adobe version File
Adobe CS6 mac_uninstaller_CS6.app
Adobe CC mac_uninstaller_CC.app
Adobe CC 2014 mac_uninstaller_CC.app
Adobe CC 2015 mac_uninstaller_CC.app

The process will take a few moments to complete.

Steps for versions 1.x – 2.0

Step 1. Access the Adobe Extension Manager for your version of InDesign.

Step 2. In the list of products, choose InDesign.

Step 3. In the list of extensions, select the 'Elvis InDesign client' extension and click 'Remove'. Confirm that you want to remove the extension.

The Adobe Extension Manager

The process will take a few moments to complete.

Document history

  • 13 April 2017: Added instructions for uninstalling the Elvis InDesign client 3.2.
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