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Uninstall the Extension for Visual Studio

Before reinstalling or updating the extension for Visual Studio, you might need to uninstall it first.


  • Verify that Microsoft Visual Studio is running.


  1. From the main menu bar, click ToolsExtensions and Updates.
  2. In the Extensions and Updates dialog, select InstalledTools.
  3. Select AppBuilder from the list and click Uninstall.
  4. Confirm that you want to remove the extension.
  5. Click Restart Now to complete the operation and restart Microsoft Visual Studio or click Close to return to Microsoft Visual Studio without restarting.

Removing the extension for Visual Studio removes the AppBuilder menu from the main menu bar in Microsoft Visual Studio and you will not be able to create or modify AppBuilder apps in Microsoft Visual Studio.

If you are still experiencing issues with your clean installation of the extension for Visual Studio, perform this step.

  • In Windows Explorer, go to %LOCALAPPDATA%\Telerik and delete the BlackDragon folder, if present.

Next Steps

Reinstall or update the extension for Visual Studio.

See Also

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