Resetting the environment after disconnecting local device

  • 10 April 2023
  • 3 replies


Unable to re connect local device and run new bots as it says that a bot is already running in the background , I re installed my bot agent and disconnected local device but it would not let me run new or existing bots as it says something is already running in the background . How to reset again ? 

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Hi @Anvika 

please check out this link. it might be helpful

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Hi @Anvika 

First, try to restart Automation Anywhere Agent or resintall.  If not, kindly check the following threads:




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Remove automation anywhere folder under c:/windows/systrm32/config/systemprofile/programdata/local

Restart macine

Login control room and connect device