Reinstall from Fresh Synergy 2 beta

Windows

  • Uninstall Synergy using Add or remove programs (or Apps & features)
  • Run regedit and delete these registry keys (if they exist):
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Symless
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Synergy
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Synergy
  • Delete these directories (if they exist):
    • C:\ProgramData\Symless
    • C:\ProgramData\Synergy v2
    • %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Synergy
    • %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Symless
  • Reboot Windows to ensure that the hook DLL is completely unloaded
  • Install again following the normal instructions

macOS

  • Close the Synergy app if it's running
  • Delete the Synergy app from the Applications directory
  • Run these commands to remove the settings (even if these files or directories do not exist)
rm -rf ~/Library/Preferences/Synergy
rm -rf ~/Library/Preferences/Symless
rm -rf ~/Library/Synergy
rm -rf ~/Library/Symless
rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.https-symless-com.Synergy.plist
rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.http-symless-com.Synergy.plist
  • Run this command to unload the preferences
killall -u $USER cfprefsd
  • Install again following the normal instructions

Note: Sometimes the cfprefsd command fails silently, so you may need to retry the reinstall steps.

Linux

  • Remove the Synergy package using your package manager
  • Run these commands to remove your settings(even if these files or directories do not exist)
rm -rf ~/.config/Symless/
rm -rf ~/.config/Synergy/
rm -rf ~/.synergy/
rm -rf ~/.symless/
  • Install again following the normal instructions

 

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