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arcserve-KB : Scenario: How to Uninstall arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup

Last Update: 2016-04-25 14:02:45 UTC

CA ARCSRV CENTRAL HOST-BASED VM BACKUP: 16.0

Last Modified Date:    06/19/2012
Document ID:    TEC569553
Tech Document
Title:  Scenario: How to Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup

1.0 Introduction

2.0 How to Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup
2.1 Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup
2.2 Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup Silently

3.0 Copyright

1.0 Introduction

Product: CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup
Release: r16
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64), Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) SP1

This scenario describes how storage managers can uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup.

This Knowledge Base Article constitutes a portion of the official CA product documentation for this CA product. This Knowledge Base Article is subject to the following notices, terms and conditions.

2.0 How to Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup

You can uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup using the following methods:

  • Standard uninstallation--This method uses Windows Control Panel to uninstall the application.
  • Silent uninstallation--This method lets you perform an unattended uninstallation using Windows Command Line.

The following diagram illustrates how to uninstall the application:

Task See Topic
Perform a standard uninstallation using Windows Control Panel. Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup
Perform a silent uninstallation using the Windows Command Line. Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup Silently

For information on updating various Windows Operating System Components after uninstalling the application, see the Applying Best Practices section in the CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup User Guide.

2.1 Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup

You can uninstall the application using Programs and Features located in Windows Control Panel.

To uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup

  1. From the Windows Start menu, click Start and click Control Panel.

    Windows Control Panel opens.

  2. From Windows Control Panel, click the drop-down list next to View by and then click Large icons or Small icons.

    The icons for the Windows Control Panel applications appear in a grid layout.

  3. Click Programs and Features.

    The Uninstall or change a program window opens.

  4. Locate and click the application that you want to uninstall.

    Right-click the application and click Uninstall on the pop-up menu.

    Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall the application.

The application is uninstalled.

2.2 Uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup Silently

CA ARCserve Central Applications lets you uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup silently. A silent uninstallation eliminates the need for user interaction. The following steps describe how to uninstall the application using Windows Command Line.

To uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup silently

  1. Log in to the computer where you want to uninstall the application.

    Note: You must log in using an administrative account or an account with administrative privileges.

  2. Open the Windows Command Line and execute the following command to start the silent uninstallation process:
    
    %\Setup\uninstall.exe /q /p 
    
    

    Or,

    
    %\Setup\uninstall.exe /q /ALL
    
    

    Example: The following syntax lets you uninstall CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup silently.

    
    '%ProgramFiles%\CA\ARCserve Central Applications\Setup\uninstall.exe' /q /p {CAED49D3-0D3C-4C59-9D99-33AFAF0C7126}
    
    

    Usage:

    • Lets you specify the directory where the application is installed.

      Note: Execute the syntax that corresponds with the architecture of the operating system on the computer.

    • Lets you specify the application to uninstall silently.

      Note: The silent uninstallation process lets you install one or more CA ARCserve Central Applications. Use the following product codes to uninstall CA ARCserve Central Applications silently:

      • CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup

        {CAED49D3-0D3C-4C59-9D99-33AFAF0C7126}

      • CA ARCserve Central Protection Manager

        {CAED05FE-D895-4FD5-B964-001928BD2D62}

      • CA ARCserve Central Reporting

        {CAED8DA9-D9A8-4F63-8689-B34DEEEEC542}

      • CA ARCserve Central Virtual Standby

        {CAED4835-964B-484B-A395-E2DF12E6F73D}

    The application is uninstalled silently.

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