Monday, July 19, 2010

Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 SKU Uninstall Strings

For the software packagers out there who need this type of list, the following command lines are provided as a reference can be used to silently uninstall updates from the various Office 2003 and 2007 SKUs. Please test these on a test machine before using them in any production environment.

%windir%\System32\msiexec.exe /package /uninstall {8F1CF36F-7BC8-42CF-8A5A-8B803DE8423A} /QN /L*V %temp%\KB980373_Uninstall.log

%windir%\System32\msiexec.exe /package /uninstall {48113C06-9BA2-4D54-A731-D1D2C5B3144A} /QN /L*V %temp%\KB980376_Uninstall.log

Office 2003 Product Codes (see KB832672 for related info):

Office 2003 Standard

Office 2003 Professional Edition

Office 2003 Enterprise

Office 2003 Small Business Edition

Office 2007 Product Codes (see KB928516 for related info):

Office 2007 Standard

Office 2007 Enterprise

Office 2007 Professional

Office 2007 Professional Plus

For example, the following two command lines are specific to Office 2003 and Office 2007 Standard and would remove patch MS10-045:

%windir%\System32\msiexec.exe /package {90120409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9} /uninstall {8F1CF36F-7BC8-42CF-8A5A-8B803DE8423A} /QN /L*V %temp%\KB980373_Uninstall.log

%windir%\System32\msiexec.exe /package {90120000-0012-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE} /uninstall {48113C06-9BA2-4D54-A731-D1D2C5B3144A} /QN /L*V %temp%\KB980376_Uninstall.log

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