Tool to Remove Account Manager Files - NIU - Division of Information Technology



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Tool to remove Account Manager Files

Removes 4 files and 1 registry key that were used for the Account Manager password syncing system.


  • A workstation with a Novell Client that has an ACU version of (7.176).  This is the only version affected.
  • A user with local administrative privileges on Windows 2000/XP PCs because the installation process will modify the Windows registry.
  • Windows 2000 or Windows XP

Using the Removal Tool

Windows 2000/XP

  • Log in to the network with your NDS account and onto the machine with the local Administrator account.
  • Open a web browser and go to the Novell downloads page.
  • Select Removal Tool.
  • When prompted to “Save” or “Open”, select Save.
  • Navigate to the folder where you saved the executable.
  • Double click on the executable ASAM removal.exe.

General Information

Windows 2000/XP

  • This executable removes 4 files and 1 registry key.
  • "asamplat.conf" from the Windows or Winnt directory.
  • "ampm.dll, ascauth.dll, & AMServer.exe" from the System32 directory.
  • It will also delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Novell\ASAM registry key.