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paultrx
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Scripted/Automated Removal of CA Anti-Virus

I am a recent purchaser of EPO and McAfee Total Protection. As part of my deployment, I need to uninstall CA Anti-Virus and the CA Agent, and I was wondering if anyone had any command line or scripted options for removing CA. Currently I'm logging on to each machine and manually uninstalling both from Add/Remove Programs, but that wont be practical for 2000 machines. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Uninstall string

Hi
Go to registry and navigate to HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurentVersion\Uninstall
Under uninstall find key of CA antivirus and key of Agent (click on left side on every key and look on right side for product name). Then you find it, go to bottom inside the key and look for "UninstallString" value.
Double click it and copy Value Data.
The command must looks like, but with differend product GUID:
MsiExec.exe /X {5C82DAE5-6EB0-4374-9254-BE3319BA4E82}

Some times in value data you will see "/I", replace it with "/X". Also you can use "/quiet" switch for silent uninstall.

Good luck

Alex
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