Software Installation - How To

How to uninstall Microsoft Project 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016?

Description

This document provides you the steps to uninstall Microsoft Project 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 using Desktop Central.

Steps

To uninstall Microsoft Project 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016, follow the steps given below:

Customize the Installation

  1. Open config.xml from the location where you have stored the Microsoft Project package (File Location :<share>\\Project2016\prjpror.ww\config.xml).
  2. Edit the config.xml file as given below, 
     
    <Configuration Product="VisPro"> 
    <Display Level="none" CompletionNotice="no" SuppressModal="yes" AcceptEula="yes" /> 
    <Setting Id="SETUP_REBOOT" Value="Never" />
    </Configuration>

    Note: Product ID(VisPro) is available in config.xml (location:<share>\\Visio2016\vispro.ww\config.xml. Example::\\dc-machine-1\SoftwareRepository\Visio2016\vispro.ww\config.xml).

  3. Save the file, after making the customization changes.

Adding the software package in Desktop Central

  1. Click the Software Deployment tab
  2. Click Add Package
  3. Select the MSIEXEC/EXE/ISS/Command package type
  4. Specify a name for the application
  5. Choose Network Path and Locate/Add the files
  6. Specify the UnInstallation Command with Switches/Arguments as setup.exe /uninstall ProductID /config config.xml
    For example, Example: "\\dc-machine1\SoftwareRepository\Project2016\setup.exe" /uninstall PrjPro /config "\\dc-machine1\SoftwareRepository\Project2016\prjpror.ww\config.xml"
  7. Click Add Package

Deploy to target computers

  1. Select the package that you added
  2. Click Install/Uninstall Software
  3. Enter a name and description for the configuration
  4. Define the package settings
  5. Configure the deployment settings
  6. Choose the target computers
  7. Specify the schedule options, if required
  8. Click Deploy
You have uninstalled Microsoft Project successfully. 

 

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