REMOTE UNINSTALL TOOL - UNINSTALL SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS FROM NETWORK PCS
How to uninstall software applications remotely in network
Acrobat Reader XI
software application from remote computers in network.Acrobat Reader XI
In this how-to document we explain in simple steps how you can repackage existing software installation into a package
that later can be used to remove and uninstall the application from your remote computers in network. The software application we use in this document and for the software repackaging task is called
and can be downloaded here: http://get.adobe.com/readerRepackage And Deployment
Before continue please make sure you download latest version of
from our websiteRepackage And Deployment
and install it under local or domain administrator rights.
program and make sure you have download Acrobat Reader XI
setup file and have it located on the desktop screen.
Right click anywhere on the „Available Projects“ view and select „Create New Project“ -
„Based on System Snapshot Before/After menu item.
Next make sure your software repackaging (EXE to MSI)
settings are correctly configurated then click
„Create First Snapshot“ to continue and create a first snapshot of all file and registry systems.
First software repackaging
snapshot in progress, this may take up to several minutes to complete.
First software repackaging snapshot completed successfully, now locate the Acrobat Reader XI
setup file and install it
on the computer with your required settings and then click „Compare Changes“ to initialize and take the second snapshot.
First and second software repackaging snapshot has completed successfully, to view compared data click on the
„Show Results“ button to continue.
From the built-in Project Editor you can add, edit or delete any of the repackaging data results. If you are satisfied with
the repackaging results for both file and registry systems then click on the „Save Project“ button to continue to next step.
Next select a name and description for your repackaged package and click „Save Now“ to copy all the captured files
and registry data to a repository storage.
Acrobat Reader XI
successfully copied to repository storage. Click „Close“ button to continue.
Now Acrobat Reader XI
is installed on the computer and the package is now available from the main program listview.
To uninstall Acrobat Reader XI
application using our snapshot package we need to right click anywhere on the packageNote:
name and select the „Uninstall Project(s) Files and Registry From Remote Computers“ item.
This task is a remote operation and you can add as many remote computers as you need.
From the Execute Action
view you can scan the entire network for available remote hosts that can be added to the
machine queue for processing current task. i.e.. Uninstalling software in Network.
To scan and search the network for available remote hosts Click on the “Enumerate Network button“
Entire network scanned successfully and available remote computers can be seen from the left view.
To add computers to machine queue you simply drag/drop them over by selecting them.
Click „Execute Task“ to initialize and start the remote software uninstall task for specific package.
Remote software uninstall task is now executing uninstallation of the Acrobat Reader XI
package and will uninstall and
remove all files and registry data related to the application for a complete uninstallation of the software.
Note: All locked files and registry during software uninstallation will be removed on the next reboot.
Remote software uninstall
task completed successfully, and now Acrobat Reader XI
application should be removed
from the two computers we had available for the remote task.
You can Save and Export all remote software uninstall results by right click anywhere on the result grid and select theExport Results
Now Acrobat Reader XI
application is removed and uninstalled successfully from the computer and not listedNote:
anymore in the Program and Features applet in Control Panel.
All created software repackaging packages can be used both for installation and uninstallation
of the specific software product you repackage using the built-in snapshot module. This feature
is very powerful when there is a need to mass install or uninstall applications in small to large
Final words:Repackage And Deployment
is a full featured network administrator product to help install and uninstall softwareAdvanced software repackaging for all Windows operating systems.
applications in enterprise networks under Administrator Rights. All remote software installation and remote software
uninstallation tasks are totally silent for the end user and without any interactions.
There is no limitation of what software applications can be repackaged and used for install and uninstallation for your
network as our built-in software repackaging engine is able to repackage easy to complex applications that requires
„Environment Variables“, „Services“, and „Drivers“ and comes with a powerful filtering engine to ignore operating
system data to be captured into repackaged results.
Convert EXE to MSI package using advanced repackaging technology.
Remote software installation in networks.
Remote software uninstallation in networks.
Execute remote process tasks and install Windows installer .msi package files remotely.