Where can I get my shapefiles, layers, geodatabases etc. that were created with ArcGIS 10.1 AFTER I uninstall ArcGIS for desktop 10.1?

Are the files saved in Documents folder remaining after uninstall arcgis 10.1?


Yes, they're saved. Uninstalling ArcGIS won't delete anything from your \Users\username\Documents\ArcGIS folder.


Even if you have data in different locations, they will remain. The ArcGIS uninstaller only removes things that it installed. It even keeps personal preferences.

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