Removing Adobe AIR

Once you have installed the runtime, you can remove it using the following procedures.

Remove the runtime on a Windows computer

  1. In the Windows Start menu, select Settings > Control Panel.

  2. Open the Programs, Programs and Features, or Add or Remove Programs control panel (depending on which version of Windows you are running).

  3. Select “Adobe AIR” to remove the runtime.

  4. Click the Change/Remove button.

Remove the runtime on a Mac computer

  • Double-click the “Adobe AIR Uninstaller”, which is located in the /Applications/Utilities folder.

Remove the runtime on a Linux computer

Do one of the following:

  • Select the “Adobe AIR Uninstaller” command from the Applications menu.

  • Run the AIR installer binary with the -uninstall option

  • Remove the AIR packages (adobeair and adobecerts) with your package manager.

Remove the runtime from an Android device

  1. Open the Settings app on the device.

  2. Tap the Adobe AIR entry under Applications > Manage Applications.

  3. Tap the Uninstall button.

You can also use the ADT -uninstallRuntime command. See ADT uninstallRuntime command for more information.

Remove a bundled runtime

To remove a captive bundled runtime, you must remove the application it is installed with. Note that captive runtimes are only used to run the installing application.