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Can you uninstall software with ocsinventory ?

Hi, I need to know if it is possible to uninstall software through ocsinventory with the application deployment function

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You can run a command on a machine. If you can uninstall the software via command line you can also uninstall it with OCS.
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Could you help me with an example?
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hy, you just have to launch a batch script which has the correct command to silently install or uninstall the program. The silent install / uninstall parameters are differnet for each program.

Juist search for silent installation + program name

Install Gimp

start /wait gimp-2.8.22-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-

uninstall Gimp

"C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\uninst\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT

i normaly create a batch file  like install.cmd (which ist just a textfile with .cmd extension) with the complete install command.

https://wiki.ocsinventory-ng.org/05.Deployment/Deploying-packages-or-executing-commands-on-client-hosts/#creatingbuild-the-package
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Hi,

You can also make a batch to remove appx with wmic command

@echo off
wmic
product where name="Software_Name" call uninstall /nointeractive
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>>You can also make a batch to remove appx with wmic command

wmic is a very  good for removing many programms, but there is no way to guarantee that no restart is happening. So please be patient

some prgramms are not "seen" by wmic -you can check by executing the following command

wmic product get name,version

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@Sokatra : you're absolutely right, thanks

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hy, i want to recomend this amazing software, which solves the problem that wmic uninstalls tends to rebooting the system (for exampling Libreoffice)

https://home.configmgrftw.com/uninstall-software-en-masse/

The Solution to Uninstall Software En Masse

It isn't perfect, but you can unistall software without reboot.
Problem is that cpu-z or 7-zip ask for uninstall confirmation.
but i am sure this can be changed in the script.
usage
cscript.exe Uninstall-Software.vbs /product:"Adobe Reader" /uninstall
Kind regards

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