Hi guys, Application not removing from Add/remove Program. when trying to uninstall (Lightscribe application) am getting  prompt like "You do not have sufficient privileges to complete this installation for all users of the machine. Log on as an administrator and then retry this installattion".

1) Am uninstall this application in  Admin mode only

2)I checked application properties, there i noticed its Attributes to Read only. I tried to change it but no use and in security tab i gave full controls for both user and admin even in that case also there is no use .


Can any 1 suggest me how handle that application ??

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Run cmd as Administrator

and execute the following command

msiexec /x {ProductCode} /qb


Answered 08/25/2012 by: jagadeish
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  • try using PSEXEC.exe tool...

    • Here not to use any third party tools
  • i tried that cmd also but no use .. it showing same error

    Am uninstalling that application from admin mode only
  • Can you check the account you are using to uninstall your application is member of Administrator Group.. or just it named as Admin..
  • there is no user account. Am doing in Admin Mode Only.

    I noticed something thing like, it inherited some attributes from nero smart application which i was uninstalled from machine.
    • Hello, Is it necessary that application should be uninstalled from add remove programs. If not, Did you try uninstalling in session 0
  • run John's command with a "runas" in front of
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You can create an uninstaller and it can be run from the deployment tool with admin privileges.

Answered 08/27/2012 by: piyushnasa
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