Error 2343 while performing Uninstall/Repair on RAD Studio 2009 using 64 bit OS

Abstract: You receive the Error 2343 while trying to uninstall/repair an installation of RAD Studio 2009 on a 64-bit version of Windows

Please follow these steps to workaround the error:

1. Launch RegEdit.exe


3. Drill-down to "Software\Wow6432\CodeGear\BDS\6.0"

4. Copy the value of the "RootDir" entry, for example:
"C:\Program Files\CodeGear\Rad Studio\6.0\"

5. Now back up and select HKLM\Software

6. Right-click and select New | Key

7. Add CodeGear

8. Repeat 6 so that you end up with the following keys:


9. Now with the node 6.0 selected right-click and select New | String Value

10. Give it the name of RootDir

11. Double-Click on it and as its value type what you copied in item 4.