How to manually remove VirusScan Enterprise 8.x using msiexec.exe MCAFee


VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) command line removal using msiexec.exe:  

  1. Click StartRun.
  2. Type the removal string for your version of VSE, then click OK.

    VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 
     msiexec /x {CE15D1B6-19B6-4D4D-8F43-CF5D2C3356FF} REMOVE=ALL REBOOT=R /q

    VirusScan Enterprise 8.7i 
     msiexec /x {147BCE03-C0F1-4C9F-8157-6A89B6D2D973} REMOVE=ALL REBOOT=R /q
    VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i 
    msiexec.exe /x {35C03C04-3F1F-42C2-A989-A757EE691F65} REMOVE=ALL REBOOT=R /q

    VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i 
    msiexec.exe /x {5DF3D1BB-894E-4DCD-8275-159AC9829B43} REMOVE=ALL REBOOT=R /q

Switches that you can use with msiexec.exe:

/q The quiet switch ensures the removal is done silently – nothing is displayed.
/x This switch will automatically remove an installation.
This switch will communicate via the UI (User Interface) and is used to Repair, Remove, or Modify an installation.
/? This switch provides additional information on all msiexec.exe command switches.

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