How to Uninstall Software using the "Uninstall Repository" Option


Streamlining Software Uninstallation, Utilizing the "Uninstall Repository" Option.

Uninstalling software from remote computers can be a time-consuming task, especially when performed repeatedly. However, by leveraging the "uninstall repository" option, you can simplify this process. This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to add software to the repository and automatically retrieve the uninstallation arguments when needed.

Section 1: Adding Software to the Uninstall Repository

Access the Computers and Users Screen:

Navigate to the computers and users screen where you can manage remote computers.

Select the Target Computer:

Choose the computer that contains the software you wish to uninstall.

Enter Real-Time View:

Double-click on the selected computer to enter the real-time view.

Navigate to the Application Tab:

Within the real-time view, locate the application tab.

Add Application to Repository:

Right-click on the desired application and select "Add Application to Repository" from the menu.

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Section 2: Configuring the Uninstall Repository

Access the Uninstall Repository:

Go to the settings -> Databases.

Within the databases section, locate and open the “uninstall repository”.

Locate the Added Application:

Scroll through the list to find the application you previously added.

Configure Uninstall String:

Double-click on the application and enter the correct arguments in the Arguments string field.

For EXE programs:

Uninstalling an executable (EXE) file from the command prompt (CMD) may not have a standardized silent uninstallation method, as it varies depending on the specific executable and how it was designed. However, many software installers provide silent uninstallation options.

Here are a few general approaches you can try:

  1. Check the software documentation: Look for the software's documentation or support resources to see if it provides any command-line options for silent uninstallation.
  2. Contact the software vendor: If none of the above methods work, you can reach out to the software vendor's support team for guidance on performing a silent uninstallation.
  3. Search the web for the silent uninstallation arguments for the specific software.

Enter the appropriate uninstallation Arguments for EXE programs.

For MSI programs:

Enter the necessary uninstallation Arguments for MSI programs.

Save the Configuration:

Click "OK" to save the changes.

Section 3: Streamlined Uninstallation Process

Initiating Software Uninstallation:

Return to the real-time view and locate the application you want to uninstall.

Access Uninstall Option:

Right-click on the application and select the "Uninstall" option.

Retrieve Uninstall Arguments:

The previously configured uninstall arguments will now be automatically populated.

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Confirm and Execute:

Verify the uninstallation details and proceed by clicking "Uninstall."


By adding software to the "uninstall repository" and configuring the correct uninstallation arguments, you can significantly simplify the process of uninstalling software from remote computers. This streamlined approach eliminates the need for manual input of uninstallation arguments, saving time and effort during repetitive uninstallation tasks.


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