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Downloads:

10,238

Downloads of v 3.7.3.20231103:

198

Last Update:

03 Nov 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • CrystalIdea Software

Tags:

uninstalltool uninstall tool trial admin

Uninstall Tool

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3.7.3.20231103 | Updated: 03 Nov 2023

Downloads:

10,238

Downloads of v 3.7.3.20231103:

198

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • CrystalIdea Software

Uninstall Tool 3.7.3.20231103

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Uninstall Tool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Uninstall Tool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Uninstall Tool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade uninstalltool -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade uninstalltool -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install uninstalltool
  win_chocolatey:
    name: uninstalltool
    version: '3.7.3.20231103'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'uninstalltool' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.7.3.20231103'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller uninstalltool
{
    Name     = "uninstalltool"
    Version  = "3.7.3.20231103"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'uninstalltool':
  ensure   => '3.7.3.20231103',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

NOTE

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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 20 Jul 2024.

Description

Key Features:

  • Completely remove any software! (using Install Tracker (Installation Monitor) and Uninstall Wizard ™ technologies)
  • 3 Times Faster than standard removal program
  • Uninstall System and Hidden programs
  • Add/Remove Programs that automatically run at system startup
  • Portable Mode: run from USB flash drive
  • Uninstall Programs that could not be removed by Add/Remove program.
  • Force removal of uninstall related registry and file system items
  • Smart Search ™ allows quick finding of any application you need.
  • Native X64 version for 64-bit versions of Windows (single setup)
  • Batch Removal operations
  • Highlighting of recently installed applications in the list
  • Navigate to a selected program's Registry Entry, Installation Folder and its Web Site.
  • View Detailed Information of a certain application installed on your computer.
  • Easy to use and modern User Interface allows to work comfortably with Uninstall Tool.
  • Multilingual interface with native support of 35 languages
  • Control Panel icon, HTML reports, running different Windows tools and much more...

This is a trial version, which will expire in 30 days. To continue using Uninstall tool after that you need to purchase it. Go here for more details http://www.crystalidea.com/purchase


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; 

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType       = 'EXE'
  url            = 'https://github.com/crystalidea/uninstall-tool/releases/download/v3.7.3/uninstalltool_setup.exe'
  checksum       = '2904050a27b48fe508e9f1ee04c55a4142689712a954f4c2005d2dc4fe3f1530'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  silentArgs     = '/VERYSILENT /NORESTART /SP- /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /CLOSEAPPLICATIONS /RESTARTAPPLICATIONS'
  validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName 'Uninstall Tool*'

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
    $key | ForEach-Object {
        $args = @{
          packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
          installerType  = 'exe'
          silentArgs     = "/SILENT"
          File           = $key.UninstallString
          validExitCodes = @(0)
        }

        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @args
    }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
    Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
    Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
    Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
    Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
    $key | ForEach-Object {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}
}

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Uninstall Tool 3.7.3 112 Tuesday, August 1, 2023 Approved
Uninstall Tool 3.7.2 239 Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Approved
Uninstall Tool 3.7.1 148 Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Approved
Uninstall Tool 3.7.0 80 Tuesday, October 11, 2022 Approved
Uninstall Tool 3.6.1 133 Saturday, July 16, 2022 Approved
Uninstall Tool 3.6.0.20220512 125 Thursday, May 12, 2022 Approved
Uninstall Tool 3.6.0 165 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.10.20200519 712 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.9.20190922 492 Sunday, September 22, 2019 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.9.20190911 208 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.9.20190907 178 Saturday, September 7, 2019 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.8.20190624 271 Monday, June 24, 2019 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.7.20181128 349 Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.6.20181009 258 Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.6.20180921 243 Friday, September 21, 2018 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.5.20180528 328 Monday, May 28, 2018 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.5.5580 375 Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.4.5572 418 Monday, January 8, 2018 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.4.5566 400 Friday, December 1, 2017 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.4.5565 399 Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.3.5563 362 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.3.5561 510 Sunday, May 14, 2017 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.2.5557 442 Thursday, March 16, 2017 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.2.5554 454 Monday, January 30, 2017 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.2.5553 419 Sunday, January 15, 2017 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.1.5510 505 Saturday, September 17, 2016 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.5.0.5508 373 Monday, September 12, 2016 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.4.5.5432 432 Thursday, April 21, 2016 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.4.4.5416 405 Sunday, January 10, 2016 Approved
Uninstall tool 3.4.3 451 Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Approved
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