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Using Command Line for Reg Query

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#1 panthersfan25


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Posted 26 June 2014 - 09:30 AM

Good Morning All,


I have been looking for a tutorial on creating a batch file to uninstall a program and remove any registry keys associated with it.


For example, we want to uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection v. 12.  I used their suggested approach which is to run msiexec.exe /q/x <product code> from the command line after manually finding the product code in the regedit.  I want to know how to query the registry for the product code (which is under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall), because we have it on 150 workstations and I have only looked at about 25 machines and there are 6 different product uninstall codes so far.


I want to query the product code, then run the cmd msiexec.exe /q/x <product code> to uninstall the product.


Can anyone help with this scenario or point me to a good tutorial of how to use reg query?




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#2 Kilroy


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Posted 26 June 2014 - 10:21 AM



Where MACHINENAME is the name of the remote machine.


Run REG /QUERY /? for more help and examples.

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