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How do I create a shortcut that uninstalls my .MSI based application and include it in my installation?
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- Guidelines state (if I'm not mistaken) that you should not include a shortcut to remove the installation.

Nevertheless you could create a shortcut (not advertised) which has msiexec as a target. As arguments it should have:
/X [ProductCode]
And for a silent uninstall you could use:
/X [ProductCode] /QB-

For more information about msiexec parameters execute msiexec /?
Answered 09/19/2007 by: FrankSpierings
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you could also look at authoring the upgrade table to automagically handle removal of other applications.

lookup these in the SDK

FindRelatedProducts
RemoveExistingProducts
Answered 09/20/2007 by: jmcfadyen
Fifth Degree Black Belt

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