looking for MSI removal tool

Posted on 2008-11-07
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I usually create msi packages and deployment to desktops . I screwed up few times and learned from it however now I want to some advice about which tools I can use inorder to maintain stable OS and Programs.  I want to know if there is any MSI Package removal tool (recommended one) that will also resolve registry issues, and also MSI package cleaner --> this can be used after I create the msi package and will clean it.

I am also interested to know what others are using.

Thanks in advance
Question by:Zak
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    But it will erase from the system only information about the package itself, but not anything the package consists of - files, registry settings and so on. To clean that, you can do this: fix whatever mistakes you have made in the package that preclude installalling; resave under different name; then re-cache it by running msiexec /fv; after that, you should be able to uninstall gracefully.

    More radical solution for the future is in using for experiments virtual machine that you can reset to initial state by a click.

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