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Uninstall Silently Not working, still prompts for user input

Posted on 2013-06-07
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I'm trying to do a silent uninstall of a program on my system.  I have successfully uninstalled other programs with msiexec /quiet /x{uninstall string GUID}, but this program prompts:
    "would you want to permanently delete files in library?"

I've tried wmic product call uninstall /nointeraction (not my exact syntax) and everything is silent until it prompts as above.

Is there a way to get it to pass a key stroke or press enter to get past this prompt?  Or is there a more silent way?

NOTE:  My system is very restricted and adding any outside software is not ok.  This is windows 7.

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by:phoenix5ire
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Have you tried:
msiexec /qn

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by:Esteban Blanco
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That above or /qs
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cavalierlan earned 0 total points
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Sorry for responding late...

I did try that, but the uninstall must have called another script to prompt for input.

I ended up writing a script that uninstalled then after a wait ran a tskill on the process that was started by the prompt.  Since I didn't care how the prompt was answered this worked.
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I didn't receive a solution and found a way on my own
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