When you open QTP, you would usually come across the Add-in Manager where you can select the add-ins you want to use in your test script. Ever wondered from where QTP loads the Add-in names and their associated descriptions? In case you didn’t know, QTP loads the Add-in names and their descriptions from Windows Registry.

In this article you’ll see how you can uninstall Add-ins from QTP (To add new add-ins in QTP, read How to install or add add-ins other than the default ones in QTP). To uninstall an already installed Add-in, you need to open the QTP setup and modify the same.

Did you notice that when you install QTP, you have ActiveX, Visual Basic and Web add-ins installed/available by default. Now there would be many situations where you are working on some application which needs some additional add-ins to be installed. For example, let us assume that you want to automate a Java Application

To create any test script in QTP, you need to have one or more add ins associated with your QTP session. Usually when you open QTP, it first displays the Add-in Manager Screen where you can select your desired add-ins. Once you click on OK button, then only QTP main screen is displayed.

Terminal Emulators and QTP A Terminal Emulator is a program that allows a computer to access legacy applications running on Mainframe computers. These are various Terminal Emulator applications such as Hummingbird HostExplorer, Attachmate EXTRA!, NetManage RUMBA etc that allow a system to access the applications running on Mainframe machines.