Uninstall a program using command prompt

The need to Uninstall a program using command prompt rarely arises but it is good to have the knowledge so in case such rare cases arise.

You might have the need to remove some features in some programs like MS-Office, Peachtree, etc. Instead of removing the whole program you can use this technique to uninstall a program using command prompt.

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Without further ado, let’s get to business.

Steps on Uninstall a program using command prompt

  • Run the cmd program as administrator,
  • enter “wmic” without quotes an hit enter,
  • type “product get name” without quotes to get a list of programs installed on your PC,
  • Now note the name of the program you want to uninstall,
  • Then type product where name=”product name” call uninstall, replace product name with the name of the app you want to uninstall

confirm Uninstall a program using command prompt

  • enter y and hit enter to confirm uninstall or n to cancel uninstall.

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