How to uninstall Autodesk Desktop Licensing Service

April 16, 2024 Ken Williams

Issue: 

This article explains how to uninstall Autodesk Desktop Licensing Service.  The Autodesk Desktop licensing Service does not appear in the Windows Add or Remove programs or the Control Panel > Program And Features.

Solution:

  1. Open the Windows File Explorer
  2. Go to the folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\AdskLicensing
  3. Right-click uninstall.exe and select "Run as administrator".
  4. Click the "Yes" button on the Windows "Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device" popup 
  5. Wait until the folder becomes empty.
  6. Autodesk Desktop Licensing Service is now removed for the computer.

About the Author

Ken Williams

Installation Technical Support Specialist<br><br>Ken Williams has over 20 years of experience as a systems administrator helping organizations with installation, configuration, and maintenance. At IMAGINiT, Ken puts his knowledge of Microsoft, SQL, servers, and Autodesk to work ensuring clients are able to stay up-and-running, install their software easily, and maintain their solutions.

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