Find Uninstall String for Application from the Registry

2017-12-07T10:45:53+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Azure, Cloud, Windows|

If you ever want to find a command to uninstall a program, you can quickly find the applications uninstall string via going to the below location in REGEDIT.

X86 Applications – HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall

X64 Applications – HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NoddeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall

Once you are there you will see Keys with GUIDS as their names, go through the Keys until you find the application you would like to uninstall (You can find the Application name under the “DisplayName” registry string.

You will now see the Uninstall string (MsiExec.exe /I{5142AB0B-73E3-4AD3-9D0F-65B3D9026769}), if you run that in command prompt the application will uninstall J