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How do I uninstall Local on Windows?


Remove Local by Flywheel from Virtual Box

To remove the Local’s Virtual Machine, open VirtualBox and right click on the local-by-flywheel machine. Select “Remove” to delete the Virtual Machine.


This is a destructive step and will cause all of the data within the Local Sites’ Databases to be lost.


Uninstall Local

Go to Programs and Features and uninstall Local by Flywheel


(Optional) Uninstall Virtual Box

Uninstall VirtualBox if you no longer want it (see Virtual Box for information on deleting their software.)


Delete User Files

Remove %AppData%\Local by Flywheel if it exists after uninstall


Delete App Folder

If it still exists after uninstall, remove %LOCALAPPDATA%\Programs\local-by-flywheel