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11-01-2007, 09:19 PM
I need to do a silent uninstall of an existing product where:

Application A was not installed silently and may not have an uninstaller.
Application B is installed silently and needs to uninstall Application silently.

Is this even achievable and if so, where should I start?

Mike Marino
11-29-2007, 10:41 PM
It is possible. It depends on the details of how each installer was written.

The most flexible way to do this is to use an InstallScript project, which has a large set of system APIs to modify and remove files and registry keys from a system. This type of project is available in the professional and premeir tiers of our product (not Express).

It is possible to do this in Express, and it may be easy depending on what types of installation you are trying to remove.