Remove Symanetc Endpoint protection from all computers on the network

Is there a network uninstalled or this must be done manually? I never see one so I'm concerned if I need to remove hundreds of agents from all PCs to replace with AVG. Is there a script that will do it if Syamntec or third paty free tool is not available?

Thank you for advise
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I have done this by following what is on this link, granted it isn't word for word due to version differences but it works:


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piotrmikula108Author Commented:
I found the key in Windows 7 so I ran this locally first and remotely

MsiExec.exe /norestart /q /x /I{D689B418-235A-4290-A0A5-A75E490E0351} remove=all

it starts the msiexec but nothing happens
You will have to run it in a administrator command line
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Sudeep SharmaTechnical DesignerCommented:
Below is one more application remover for Symantec products, this from Sun Belt Software who have created Viper and GFI.


As per the site mentioned above this removal tool for McAfee can remove the following:
Endpoint Protection versions 8 through 12, including Small Business Edition, Network Agent and Live Update

I hope that would help

piotrmikula108Author Commented:
do you know if I can use psexec to remove agent from remote PCs or do I need to use Sunbelts console or something else to run it on remote computers ?
Sudeep SharmaTechnical DesignerCommented:
Yes you could use psexec to remove the agents from remote PCs

piotrmikula108Author Commented:
I will have to test and let you know how it worked
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