Uninstalling a Program from Command Prompt in Windows

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In Windows, you may need to uninstall a program from the command prompt. For example, the application may install under Add or Remove Programs like below (note this actual app doesn’t install like this but I am simulating). Note how the Modify and Uninstall are greyed out:

To uninstall this program, note the name of the application above, e.g. Unified Service Desk Client.

We will use WMIC to uninstall.

Open a command prompt:

Type wmic to open the wmic console:

Type: product where name=”Unified Service Desk Client” call uninstall

If you are prompted, type Y.

The application will be uninstalled:

 

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