Here’s a small batch file from Steve Shockley that will allow you to perform an unattended uninstall of the WinZip application (in other words, no user prompts during the uninstall). The VBScript deploys an undocumented WinZip command via SMS to uninstall the application. Feedback is welcomed from the author.
SMS Scripts list.
The contents of the batch file are as follows:
' Uninstall WinZip ' ' This script uninstalls WinZip 8.0 cleanly with no user prompting ' ' Steve Shockley, 08Nov2001 On Error Resume Next Dim fso Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") main() sub main() 'Let's find out where WinZip is installed WZPath=regget("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersion App Pathswinzip32.exe") Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") WshShell.Run WZPath & " /uninstallx",0,TRUE FullWZPath = replace(WZPath, "PROGRA~1", "Program Files") DeleteAFolder(left(FullWZPath,(len(FullWZPath)-13))) end sub function regget(value) on error resume next Set regedit = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") regget=regedit.RegRead(value) end function function DeleteAFolder(filespec) Dim fso on error resume next Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") fso.DeleteFolder(filespec) end function
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