Uninstalling ReSharper Ultimate tools from Visual Studio

Problem: you would like to remove a new ReSharper or dotTrace from Visual Studio to install e.g. ReSharper 8.x back, but Visual Studio still shows ReSharperPlatform/ReSharperUltimate installed.


Solution: To completely remove ReSharper Ultimate tools from Visual Studio, please try the following:

  1. Run ReSharper Ultimate installer once again - do you have any products with status Repair? If so, please select Remove for them and select Skip for others.
  2. If there are no items with Repair action, please remove the following folder manually %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\VisualStudio\{Visual Studio version}\Extensions\JetBrains
  3. If Visual Studio still thinks ReSharper is installed, try deleting the following Windows Registry branch HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\{VS version}_Config 

It is not working. I have no option to repair anything so I deleted folder in the step 2 and when I run Visual Studio there is still resharper platform in the menu


Please submit a request to figure out what is going wrong.


yep, this does not work!

i cannot write code without ReSharper... please sort this out!



Hello Rupert, please submit a request to provide more details about your problem.


I have no ReSharper and wish to remove it but can not, I have no ReSharper in Control Panenl \ Uninstall and there is ReSharper extension in Visual Studio but uninstall button is grayed out :(

Removing folder from AppData does not give me desired result


If removing Visual Studio extension folder from AppData does not help, please try deleting the following Windows Registry branch HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0_Config - it will update Visual Studio plugin caches


Thanks a lot @Alexander.This sorted out my issue :)


Thanks Alexander.. your comments solved uninstalled the Resharper remnants successfully. back on track ..


Seriously? This is how to uninstall? 


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