Uninstall a service from within an MSI package
Posted on 2009-04-15
I will be upgrading JRE using GPO to deploy. However, due to problems with the JavaQuickStarterService, the installation hangs waiting for user input to stop it. One solution is to uninstall it using the ServiceControlTable in the MSI (or in my custom MST) and this is what I'm trying to achieve.
The information provided on MSDN is sparse and complicated for the non-developer, but I've had a go anyway, but still can't understand what I need to do for the "component_" part of the table entry. This is what I have so far in the ServiceControl table:
Component_: <<< What do I need to do here? >>>