How to clear LocalDB instances for FineReader Server 14

Instruction to clear the instances:

  1. Run cmd, as user (the one who is used to run the server service), 
    run the command: 

    sqllocaldb stop "FineReaderServer"
    sqllocaldb delete "FineReaderServer"
  2. Run cmd as System (there are various ways to do this, for example Process Hacker third-party software:
    run the command: 
    sqllocaldb d "FineReaderServer"

  3. Delete following registry branches:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server Local DB\Shared Instances\FineReaderServer
    Search through HKEY_USERS branch using the keyword: UserInstances
    Check that found instances are related to localdb (there should be a reference:

    Found branches may look like this:
    HKEY_USERS \.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server\UserInstances Or HKEY_USERS\<<User under which service server is running>>\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server\UserInstances  
    Delete instances whose DataDirectory key contains "FineReader Server".

  4. Delete all files from following folders:
    %SYSTEMROOT%\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server Local DB\Instances\FineReaderServer
    %SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server Local DB\Instances\FineReaderServer
    %localappdata%\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server Local DB\Instances\FineReaderServer

  5. Delete all files from %programdata%/ABBYY FineReader Server 14.0\Database\

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