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#39809 Can't Uninstall Admin Tools Installer

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Joomla! version
PHP version
Admin Tools version

Latest post by tampe125 on Monday, 13 November 2023 09:14 CST


Goal is to update a site from Joomla 4.4 to 5.  In the Joomla  In the "Pre-Update Check for Joomla ‎5.0.0" > Extensions, it states "unknown compatibility" for Installer - Admin Tools Professional.

So, we go to Manage > Extensions, find  "Installer - Admin Tools Professional - Site Plugin 6.1.8 2023-01-09" , select it and click the "Uninstall" button..... BUT... 

We receive the following: 

"An error has occurred.
0 This extension requires FOF 4."

And it remains.... Installed.  

How to remedy? 

Have searched in folders, db tables, etc, to no avail.  Where does it hide, pray tell??

Thanks in advance!

Ps.  To have a easier time finding the culprit via ftp, we uninstalled AdminTools Pro (7.4.4). Once mystery is solved, will re-install, ;-) 


Akeeba Staff


you can remove the check for FOF4 by deleting the file script.php of that plugin and then perform the uninstall procedure again.

You should be able to uninstall it.

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