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aneetha212
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Registered: ‎09-17-2012
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Uninstall switch for autocad 2013

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09-17-2012 08:02 AM

Can anyone suggest uninstall switch to silently uninstall autocad 2013 ???!!!!

 

Thanks in advance

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gman_nyc
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Registered: ‎07-18-2013
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Re: Uninstall switch for autocad 2013

07-18-2013 12:19 PM in reply to: aneetha212

I'm bumping this topic up since I have the exact same question. As a SCCM Consultant, I need to deploy and uninstall this product silently without any user intervention.  For AutoCAD 2013, I see in the registry that the AutoCAD uninstall string is:

 

Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AutoCAD 2013 - English

 

UninstallString = C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2013\Setup\en-us\Setup\Setup.exe /P {5783F2D7-B001-0000-0102-0060B0CE6BBA} /M ACAD /language en-US

 

After invoking the above command, it brings up a splash screen with an Uninstall button.  I need a switch that will not bring that screen up, and uninstall AutoCAD 2013 silently.

 

Does anyone know what this would be?

 

 

As an alternative, I can create a script calling multiple msiexec /X {product GUIDs} /qn, but I'd like to avoid that route.

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JormaHeikkuri
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Registered: ‎01-23-2007
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Re: Uninstall switch for autocad 2013

07-20-2013 11:10 AM in reply to: aneetha212

Uninstall with pop-up
"C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2013\Setup\en-us\Setup\Setup.exe" /P {5783F2D7-B001-0000-0102-0060B0CE6BBA} /M ACAD /language en-US

Silent uninstall
"C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2013\Setup\en-us\Setup\Setup.exe" /QB /W /T /P {5783F2D7-B001-0000-0102-0060B0CE6BBA} /R ACAD /language en-US

Replace /P with /QB /W /T /P
Replace /M with /R

These options work also for other Autodesk's products like Navisworks etc.

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