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How to do a silent uninstall of Power PDF?

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Issue:

How to do a silent uninstall of Power PDF?

 

Resolution

A silent uninstallation is done by running Msiexec /x ProductCode /qn

whereas ProductCore is a GUID variable can be found under either in registry when PPDF is installed

(under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\) or in Setup.ini in the installation media

(in proper system32 or system64 subfolder)

 

Example: 

msiexec /x {D79DEBB2-8A76-4EE1-8F42-FD1F856ADB3B} /qn for the Released 12-lang 64-bit Power PDF 3.0 installation

Power PDF 4.1 can be uninstalled in the same fashion by using the syntax: MsiExec.exe /X{FC7D8ED2-272A-46B6-A7E5-8E646CDC4355} /norestart /qn