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Hiding the Windows Installer "Are you sure you want to uninstall this product" -popup

Posted on 2011-03-02
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I am using C# to programmatically uninstall another application (see topic ID: 20926840). The Windows Installer, unfortunately, decides to show a confirmation box saying "Are you sure you want to uninstall this product". Is there any way to hide this or select yes in my application?
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how do u uninstall it from your C#?
do u use msiexec command line?
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if u use msiexec simplu add /quiet at the end of the command line string:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Other/Miscellaneous/Q_21571119.html
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Ok, thanks. The final working line is "msiexec /uninstall {F7D62431-DDAA-48BA-BEEA-5548F4C559D1} /quiet". It did not work with /x at all.
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cheers
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My own comment contains the final solution.
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