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psexec  using @file switch to uninstall application for multiple computer

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Need to uninstall application from multiple computer in a domain
currently i am using the

psexec \\computer name Msiexec.exe /q/x{guid} remove=all

from a remote computer to uninstall application --one computer at a time

how do i use the @file switch and what needs to go in the file ??
would I just create a .txt file and just list all the computers

computername, computername, computername

or does it need to be a specific format??
and how would I add that switch
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just use this

psexec \\@PCs.txt Msiexec.exe /q/x{guid} remove=all

where pcs.txt contains list of pcs

pc1
pc2
pc3
..
.
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by:enosuna
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do I need to specify the path of the PCs.txt
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yes, i assumed that text file in the same directory with psexec.exe
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by:younghv
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enosuna,
Here is a link to some detailed psexec scripting from 'sirbounty'.
There are also some comments about permissions, etc.

Vic

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22397407.html
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by:bsharath
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Here is a sysinternals forum where you can find info.

http://forum.sysinternals.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=11457&PN=1
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thank you for all your help it work great
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