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Scripting Question


Silent Un installation for ArcGIS Reader

03/02/2020 170 views

Dear All,


As I said before, I am new in software scripting. I would like to know something that maybe you can help me.

I have software, ArcGis Reader that their uninstallation should be silently. I can´t get the correct parameters for this ( eg: Using  /?, /help) and nothing shows up.

Somebody can give me some tips about uninstallation.

Here you cand find the message that I got.


Thanks for your support


9k=


Jaime

(Sorry for my English)



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All of the ArcGIS products that I've encountered so far have been ultimately driven by MSIs. Use those for installation/uninstallation, rather than the EXEs. The EXEs are pretty much just ZIP archives so you don't even need to run them to get at the MSIs, just open them in 7Zip/WinZip.

Remember to *always* add verbose logging to your command line, too.

Answered 03/04/2020 by: VBScab
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  • ok, Thanks! but the issue is that when I want to uninstall it ( silently) I got a message... "the setup must update files or services that cannot be updated while the system is running. If you choose to continue, a reboot will be required to complete the setup". I dont want this interaction with the users, thinking that this package will go throught SCCM. :-) I Hope you can help me.

    Thanks!.
    • I guessing you're not using the MSI, then! In which case, no, I can't help you. If you run the MSI silently, Windows Installer will handle the "open file" scenario automatically.

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