[username] denotes the account name you use when logging into Windows 10.
Note: If you changed the installation or data directory locations during setup, you will need to locate the directories on your machine and delete them.
Can’t Find AppData - Enable Hidden Files
If you cannot find the AppData folder in File Explorer, follow these steps:
Navigate to the C:\Users\ directory\[username]\ directory
Click on the View tab at the top.
Locate the Hidden items checkbox and place a checkmark in it.
You should now see the AppData directory. It will appear slightly transparent to denote that it is a hidden file/folder.
If you plan to immediately reinstall Fantasy Grounds, you can usually skip the following steps. If there was a technical issue that caused you to uninstall Fantasy Grounds and it is not resolved by reinstalling, uninstall and complete all of the steps below, reboot, then reinstall Fantasy Grounds.
Manual Uninstall - Windows - Removing Registry Keys
To remove the Windows Registry keys added by Fantasy Grounds, follow these steps:
Open Registry Editor. There are two ways to open Registry Editor in Windows 10: - In the search box on the taskbar, type regedit, then select Registry Editor (Desktop app) from the results. - Right-click Start, then select Run. Type regedit in the Open: box, and then select OK.
Find the following registry entries: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SmiteWorks Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SmiteWorks
Right-click on the Smiteworks folder on the left, then click Delete. Select Yes when prompted.
Manual Uninstall - Windows - Remove Desktop Icons
Right-click on the desktop icon and select Delete.
If you are not displaying icons, you can find the shortcut in the following location: C:\Users\[username]\Desktop
Manual Uninstall - Windows - Uninstall or Change a Program
Now, in the search bar next to the Start menu, type Control Panel and click on the app.
Once there, click on Uninstall a program under the Programs section.
Locate the Fantasy Grounds Unity entry Note: The entry may have “Demo” in the title. This is normal even if you’ve purchased a license.
Once highlighted in the list, click Uninstall at the top, or right-click the entry and choose Uninstall. Since you have already manually deleted all of the programs and directories associated with Fantasy Grounds, you will be asked if you would like to remove it from the Programs list. Click Yes.
If you installed via Steam, you may get the following screen when attempting to uninstall:
The App directory is located here: /Applications/SmiteWorks/Fantasy Grounds/
The Data directory by default is here: /Users/[YourUsername]/SmiteWorks/Fantasy Grounds
You can manually remove Fantasy Grounds by dragging these two folders from their default locations into the Trash, then empty the Trash when you are done.
The Applications directory (shown in Icon view):
The Data directory (shown in Folder view):
Additionally, if you moved the Fantasy Grounds application icon to the desktop or pinned it to the dock bar, you can also move them to the Trash to remove them.
NOTE: There are configuration (.conf) files that are intentionally not removed during a normal installation. This is intentional and intended to make it easier to reinstall without having to start from scratch re-entering all that information. See the information below to remove them.
The configuration files contain preferences, settings, your username, password, license key and other settings and information. This is intentional and intended to make it easier to reinstall without having to start from scratch re-entering all that information.
NOTE: The following paths may be hidden in Finder by default. You may have to press the Command-Shift-Period keys at the same time to show hidden files.
Command-Shift-Period key combination to see hidden files
To remove them manually, simply drag the /SmiteWorks/ directories to the Trash as in the other examples above.
Manual Uninstall - Linux
Since all information in the Ubuntu Linux installation is stored in a hidden directory in your /home/[username]/ directory called .smiteworks, you can simply delete that directory by dragging it to the trash and then emptying the trash.
Note: If you do not see the .smiteworks directory, you may need to place a checkmark next to "Show Hidden Files" in the menu shown in the image below:
If you are running running a version of Ubuntu with a different desktop environment, or simply wish to use the terminal, you can use the following instructions:
Launch a Terminal session and enter the following command: cd ~/.smiteworks ; rm -r fantasygrounds fgdata ; cd .. ; rmdir .smiteworks
You may need to precede certain commands in this line with the sudo command if you do not have permissions to delete/remove files and directories. The sudo command would precede the the rm and rmdir lines. cd ~/.smiteworks ; sudo rm -r fantasygrounds fgdata ; cd .. ; sudo rmdir .smiteworks
If you need to break the command down into its individual parts, enter each line, then hit Enter: cd ~/.smiteworks rm -r fantasygrounds fgdata cd .. rmdir .smiteworks